It’s been an overcast, brooding, low cloud type of day in Sitka, no real rain just a few sprinkles, the sun didn’t get a look in. The harbourmaster provided a berth for another night, allowing a free day to do the tourist stuff.  I had a good walk around Sitka a couple of times.  There … Continue reading ENJOYING SITKA


Today has been a long day motoring.  It’s also been a day of calculating the tides and timing the passage down towards Sitka.  This morning we caught the tide down Hoonah Sound then Peril Strait, Sergius Channel, Kukul Narrows, Salisbury Sound, Neva Strait and finally Olga Strait. The engine was running for nine hours and … Continue reading SOUNDS, STRAITS, CHANNELS AND NARROWS