SAILING WEATHER

Vixen Harbour was flat calm last night, there was no light pollution and the heavens were on full view. I got an early start at sunrise and headed down to Meyers Chuck to await the forecast afternoon wind. Meyers Chuck is a small harbour with numerous holiday home scattered around. I couldn’t find a vacant … Continue reading SAILING WEATHER

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

WHALES AND SEALIONS

I woke up this morning at four with light shining into the cabin and the patter of raindrops overhead.  It started raining again last night and has continued all day without respite.  It’s hard to believe I was stripped off in the sun only a couple of weeks ago. This morning I went for a … Continue reading WHALES AND SEALIONS

SLOWDOWN DEER CROSSING AND CLEARING INTO USA

A beautiful calm morning at Foggy bay.  There were nine boats anchored overnight but most had gone by the time I heaved anchor at six thirty.  We changed clocks yesterday to Alaska time and now it gets light at four in the morning.   For a change it was not raining this morning.  The day remained … Continue reading SLOWDOWN DEER CROSSING AND CLEARING INTO USA

PRINCE RUPERT – WEEKEND

Wonderful, it stopped raining – just a light drizzle now and again.  Slowly the damp from the last few days is drying up. John, Jennifer and Hillary came over this morning with some fresh date and walnut muffins which we had with tea and coffee – very nice.  Whilst I had extra hands around I … Continue reading PRINCE RUPERT – WEEKEND