ACROSS QUEEN CHARLOTTE STRAIT

This morning started with beautiful calm weather at Fury Cove.  North Westerlies, fifteen to twenty knots forecast, perfect to carry us around Cape Caution and down to Vancouver Island.  In expectation of a wonderful sail across Queen Charlotte Sound I set off. Once in Fitz Hugh Channel I came across five humpback whales breaching.  It … Continue reading ACROSS QUEEN CHARLOTTE STRAIT

FURY COVE

Yesterday we transited the daunting Spitfire Passage, tonight we are anchored in the evocatively named Fury Cove on Penrose Island. Today we have been treated to beautiful clear sparkling weather and warm, no hot, sunshine.  On the route today we dodged between rocks, reefs and islands.  Once clear of Bremner Cove this morning the route … Continue reading FURY COVE

A HARD DAY FOR SMALL GAINS

I woke up this morning feeling great. Green Island anchorage is the best so far, like being in a big wild garden anchorage, sheltered and safe. As today is Friday the 13th I considered not going anywhere today – sailors are superstitious. In hindsight staying put and exploring may have been a good option.

WARM ALL DAY

This morning started with a beautiful sunrise over the mountains and flat calm weather.  The anchorage at Takush Harbour was very peaceful and I had a great nights sleep. It starts getting light at five in the morning now so no excuse for lying around in bed so had an early start. I made some scroggin … Continue reading WARM ALL DAY