WAITING IN SAUSALITO

Another quiet day at Sausalito anchorage – just a bit more wind and cooler since yesterday.  There is a cold front approaching on Thursday and everybody is getting excited at the prospect of rain – apparently quite rare this time of year.  Quite impressive watching the cloud coming off the ocean and building above Sausalito … Continue reading WAITING IN SAUSALITO

WATCHING SEA OTTERS

Wonderful sparkling clear and calm weather today, perfect for motor boating.  This morning we shot out of Red Bay at ten knots with the outgoing tide and into Sumner Strait.  We carried the tide down to Port Protection where I tied up to a public float. Port protection is a small place, just a base … Continue reading WATCHING SEA OTTERS

OTTERS AND JELLYFISH

The weather blew all night and into today.  A gale warning in place so I decided to sit another day in the cosy anchorage and carry on doing bits and bobs.  The sun came out and the weather was beautiful out of the wind.  I completely filled my day with activities and the time flew … Continue reading OTTERS AND JELLYFISH

SUN AND SHORTS DAY

Wonderful weather today, sunshine and sparkling scenery.  Had a leisurely departure from Squirrel Cove, what a great place to stop over.  Then motored up to Teakerne Arm Marine park. There is a spectacular waterfall and close by a small float, just big enough to take a couple of small boats.  There are not many other … Continue reading SUN AND SHORTS DAY

PLUMBING DAY

Didn't get a good sleep last night, we had gusty winds and the boat was charging about all over the place with the anchor chain and snubber making a terrible racket.  Strong wind from the NW again this morning, no point in heading into it so staying put in Scottie Bay. Decided to clear up … Continue reading PLUMBING DAY

ELECTRIC DAY

The weather this morning was nasty and the forecast just as bad.  So stayed tucked up in Scottie Bay and got stuck into the electrical jobs that I can't find an electrician to do. First I set about the easy job and fitted a new light over the chart table, it works but just need … Continue reading ELECTRIC DAY