VIEW OF BRADY GLACIER

Mark popped on board this morning with a present of four thick King Salmon steaks bagged in ice.  Fresh wild Salmon is a real delight, no comparison to the stuff from the supermarket. It rained all night but cleared up in the morning.  I sailed at eleven across Cross Strait to Fern Harbour.  The harbour … Continue reading VIEW OF BRADY GLACIER

ELFIN COVE ARRIVAL

My new friend Red stopped by last night with a beautiful thick piece of King Salmon.  I cooked it for lunch today – I am stuffed.  There is still more to eat, what a chore. Last night in Roses Bar I met a lady from Anchorage who has 57 dogs for pulling sledges.  Interesting to … Continue reading ELFIN COVE ARRIVAL

PRINCE OF WHALES ISLAND

I didn’t get much sleep last night.  The selected anchorage looked promising on the chart but turned out to be a wind funnel and we were hit with gusts all night.  The rain continued all night and into the morning but took a break this afternoon.  Its back again tonight. I am on Prince of … Continue reading PRINCE OF WHALES ISLAND

HUMAN CONTACT AGAIN

Curlew Bay proved to be a nice quiet anchorage and I had a good sleep.  A bit of a late start today, we are heading up to the village of Hartley Bay and it’s not far so no hurry.  The wind was very light from the south and we sailed under the jib slowly up … Continue reading HUMAN CONTACT AGAIN

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.