Date
Day
From
To
Trip Miles
Miles to Date
Weather
Comments
08/13/10
Friday
Port Townsend
Shilshole
32
30,493
Sun and wind
Perfect sail home into Shilshole, downwind on a beautiful Seattle summer day.  Priceless.
08/12/10
Thursday
Port Angeles
Port Townsend
33
30,461
More fog, some sun
11.6 knots through Pt. Wilson rips.
08/11/10
Wednesday
Neah Bay
Port Angeles
56
30,428
Fog
Motoring up the Strait in dense fog
06/30/10
Wednesday
Japan
Seattle
5,170
30,372
Gales & fog
42 days mostly foggy.  2 gales right out of Japan.  Long, long, long passage
05/19/10
Wednesday
Palau
Japan
1,670
25,202
Everything - lows & slows
Mostly upwind with slow days in light air and low pressure systems hammering us twice
05/15/10
Saturday
Ngeremeduu Bay Malakal Harbor
15
23,532
Overcast, light breeze
Sailed back to Koror with broken motor mounts.
05/14/10
Friday
Malakal Harbor
Ngeremeduu Bay
15
23,517
Sunny, light breeze
Motored up around Babeldaob
05/04/10
Tuesday
Omekang Islands
Malakal Harbor
18
23,502
Breezy
Bashed back into Malakal against wind and current
04/29/10
Thursday
Malakal Harbor
Omekang Islands
18
23,484
Nice and sunny
Motor sailed back down to Two Dogs with Greg
04/13/10
Tuesday
Rock Islands
Malakal Harbor
7
23,466
Overcast
Motored back upwind to Malakal Harbor to get reprovisioned and new cruising permit.
04/10/10
Saturday
Macharchar
Ngeruktabel
11
23,459
Heavy overcast
Long 11 miles around reefs to backstop 4.5 miles away
04/07/10
Wednesday
Omekang
Macharchar
5
23,448
Mixed bag
Sunny enough to see the reefs
04/05/10
Monday
Malakal
Omekang Islands
18
23,443
Nice beam breeze
Dodging reefs along the way south through the lagoon
03/27/10
Saturday
Yap
Palau
271
23,425
Light winds
Slow passage, lots of motor-sailing.
03/08/10
Monday
Pohnpei
Yap
1,257
23,154
Good trades, little rain
Lots and lots of lumps, though.  Most washing machiney passage ever.
02/17/10
Wednesday
Marshall Islands
Pohnpei
830
21,897
Good tradewinds, little rain
Nice nice passage.  Only rained first night out.  Beautiful tradewind sailing, and motored last 15 hours in calm.
10/26/09
Monday
Tonga
Majuro, Marshall Islands
1,916
21,067
Most light air, but lots of ITCZ too
Not a bad passage - only used 50 gals of fuel.  Lots of light air sailing days.
10/17/09
Saturday
Vaka 'eitu
Neiafu
10
19,151
Rainy & breezy
Back to Neiafu to prep for passage north
10/16/09
Friday
Matamaka
Vaka 'eitu
2
19,141
Sunny & nice
Moved across Nuapaup to other bay
10/13/09
Tuesday
Ano Beach
Matamaka
6
19,139
Breezy
Back to Matamaka for Tongan Feast
10/12/09
Monday
Kapa
Ano Beach
5
19,133
Breezy
Quick trip over to find Taremaro
10/10/09
Saturday
Neiafu
Kapa
7
19,128
Warm & sunny
Finally out of Neiafu
09/29/09
Tuesday
Niue
Neiafu, Vava'u, Tonga
251
19,121
Light winds by day, flat at night
Nice nice sail.  Spinnaker day 1 and full sails and flying day 2
09/10/09
Thursday
Bora Bora
Niue
1,111
18,870
Some of everything
Best south pacific passage since the Marquesas
08/01/09
Friday
Raiatea
Bora Bora
29
17,759
Overcast & rainy
Now even the short day passages are suckful
07/30/09
Thursday
Baie Faaroa
Baie Patau
6
17,730
Sunny & breezy
Sailed through lagoon at Raiatea around to west side
07/28/09
Tuesday
Fare, Huanine
Baie Faaroa, Raiatea
26
17,724
Light winds
Motored across from Huahine to Raiatea
07/24/09
Friday
Opunahu Bay
Fare, Huahine
104
17,698
Breezy, rainy and sloppy
Highly suckful overnight passage with intense slop and rain
07/22/09
Wednesday
Opunahu Bay
Outside Opunahu
2
17,594
Windy
Moved out of protected area to outer bay
07/20/09
Monday
Cook's Bay
Opunahu  Bay
6
17,592
Sunny & breezy
Out the pass into Opunohu Bay
07/18/09
Saturday
Moorea - Outside Cook's
Moorea - Inside Cook's Bay
2
17,586
Sunny
Move into Cook's Bay
07/17/09
Friday
Papeete
Moorea
25
17,584
Sunny and breezy
Nice sail across to Moorea from Tahiti after the wind filled in
07/01/09
Wednesday
Tuamotus
Papeete, Tahiti
223
17,559
Lots of rain and lightening
Another sucky South Pacific overnight passage with incredible lightening and rain
06/25/09
Thursday
Tuao
Anse Amyot, Tuao
23
17,336
Nice sail
Horrible exit through pass - our last Tuamotus pass
06/22/09
Monday
Fakarava
Tuao, Tuamotus
18
17,313
Nice breeze
Nice sail into Tuao - bad choice of lagoon passes, though
06/18/09
Thursday
Fakarava South
Fakarava North
30
17,295
Light winds
Motor trip through the lagoon in the channel
06/14/09
Sunday
Tahanea
Fakarava, Tuamotus
52
17,265
Light winds
Nice slow overnight passage waiting for daybreak with nice mellow pass entrance finally!
06/10/09
Wednesday
Makemo
Tahanea, Tuamotus
91
17,213
Building wind
Overnight passage with winds building and shifting to big storm and another horrible pass entrance into Tahanea
06/03/09
Wednesday
Oa Pou, Marquesas
Makemo, Tuamotus
511
17,122
Just about everything
Basically sucky passage - too much wind, no wind, rain and more rain, horrible pass entrance into Makemo
06/01/09
Monday
Nuku Hiva
Hakahetau, Oa Pou
29
16,611
Big winds
Very lumpy trip back to Oa Pou
05/29/09
Friday
Hakahau, Oa Pou
Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva
29
16,582
Nice breeze
Nice beam reach back racing Hello World
05/26/09
Tuesday
Nuku Hiva
Hakahau, Oa Pou
29
16,553
Nice breeze
Nice beam reach across racing La Palapa
05/18/09
Monday
Oa Pou
Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva
28
16,524
Flat calm
Motor boat trip to Nuku Hiva
05/17/09
Sunday
Hapati
Baie Hakatou, Oa Pou
71
16,496
17 knot beam wind
Nice but bouncy ride across
05/14/09
Thursday
Motopu
Hapati, Tahuata
6
16,425
Cloudy and some wind
Nice sail back around Tahuata
05/13/09
Wednesday
Hanamanoe
Motopu
3
16,419
Quick motor
Getting out of huge swell and wind waves
05/12/09
Tuesday
Tahuata
Hanamoanoe
2
16,416
Tried to fish
No fishies
05/11/09
Monday
Hiva Oa
Tahuata
7
16,414
Quick motor over
Nice unnamed bay
05/05/09
Tuesday
Fatu Hiva
Hiva Oa
45
16,407
Light air day
Motor sailed in very light air
04/08/09
Wednesday
Galapagos
Fatu Hiva, Marquesas
3,165
16,362
Light at start and end, nice between
Excellent 24 day passage to the south pacific.  Only one day of rain.  Lots of spinnaker.
03/18/09
Wednesday
Isla Cocos
Wreck Bay, Galapagos
416
13,197
Sunny and flat
Foul current again to start, then positive south of ITCZ.  No wind, though.
03/10/09
Tuesday
Playa del Coco
Isla Cocos
318
12,781
Sunny and flat
Some wind out of Gulf of Papagayo, then slow motor boat trip with foul current
02/14/09
Saturday
Carillo
Playa del Coco
80
12,463
Sunny & variable
One little blast at Tamarindo, but mostly flat
02/13/09
Friday
Bahia Ballena
Carillo
46
12,383
Sunny and breezy
Seriously nice downwind sail to Carillo
02/12/09
Thursday
Manuel Antonio
Bahia Ballena
55
12,337
Sunny and hot
Flat until the Gulf of Nicoya, then nice sail across the Gulf into Ballena
02/10/09
Tuesday
Drake Bay
Manuel Antonio
54
12,282
Flat, hot & sunny
Typical winter Costa Rica motorboat trip
02/08/09
Sunday
Golfito
Drake Bay
66
12,228
Flat, hot & sunny
45" Dorado!!!
02/04/09
Wednesday
Islas Secas
Golfito
108
12,162
Serious wind
Big wind all night until the point - nice sail
01/30/09
Friday
Bahia Honda
Islas Secas
35
12,054
Light breeze
Very light breeze behind us.  Motor boat trip.
01/27/09
Tuesday
Ensenada Naranjo
Bahia Honda
51
12,019
Nice wind
Sailed to halfway across then wind died, then on the nose the last hour
01/25/09
Sunday
Esperitu Santo
Ensenada Naranjo
170
11,468
Howling northerly
Beam winds to 28 at night around Punta Mala
01/24/09
Saturday
Isla Chapera
Isla Espiritu Santo
15
10,398
Light northerly
Sailed a bit and finally caught a sierra.  Yummy yummy for Maya
01/23/09
Friday
Balboa Yacht Club
Isla Chapera
45
10,383
Nice northerly
Nice sail back to the perlas
01/04/09
Sunday
Isla Bayoneta
Balboa Yacht Club
45
10,338
Very lumpy and wind on the nose
Motor sailed and lost the lure to a very big fish
12/31/08
Wednesday
Isla Pedro Gonzales
Isla Bayoneta
7
10,293
Light breeze
Nice sail, no fish
12/29/08
Monday
Punta Cocos
Isla Pedro Gonzales
20
10,286
Flat and hot
No wind, no fish....
12/28/08
Sunday
Rio Cacique
Punta Cocos
4
10,266
Flat and hot
Quick motor out of southerly swell
12/24/08
Wednesday
Isla Canas
Rio Cacique
10
10,262
Flat and hot
Quick motor into Cacique
12/23/08
Tuesday
Isla Chapera
Isla Canas
22
10,252
Sunny and lt winds
Nice spinnaker run back down south
12/20/08
Saturday
Isla Contadora
Isla Chapera
3
10,230
Sunny and beautiful
Nice short downwind sail to Chapera / Mogo Mogo (home of Survivor Pearl Islands)
12/18/08
Thursday
Isla Bona
Isla Contadora
35
10,227
Mixed
Lite start with nice yellowfin, then big winds coming in
12/16/08
Tuesday
Panama City
Isla Bona
22
10,192
Lt winds
Nice sail but not joy fishing
12/03/08
Wednesday
Isla Contadora
Panama City
35
10,170
Lt wind and sunny
Winds picked up strong as we approached ship channel
12/01/08
Monday
Punta Coco
Isla Contadora
35
10,135
Lt wind and sunbreaks
Nice spinnaker day with intermittent rain showers
11/30/08
Sunday
Bahia Pinas
Punta Coco
58
10,077
Cloudy and rainy
Motored out in rain then nice afternoon breeze
11/22/08
Saturday
Bahia de Caraquez
Bahia Pinas
518
10,019
Cloudy and rainy
Good downwind southerlies until ITCZ, then rain, rain, and more rain
07/01/08
Tuesday
Bahia Herradura
Bahia de Caraquez
720
9,501
ITCZ and headwinds
Squally ITCZ crossing then ok headwinds for a few days, then a huge bash the last 24 hours
6/28/08
Saturday
Puntarenas
Bahia Herradura
26
8,781
Light breeze
Nice slow sail out of Nicoya
6/20/08
Friday
Playa Naranjo
Puntarenas
10
8,755
Sunny and warm
Quick trip across to Puntarenas - almost aground waiting for pilot
6/18/08
Wednesday
Isla Cedros
Playa Naranjo
15
8,745
Sunny and warm
Nice sail into Gulf of Nicoya
6/17/08
Tuesday
Bahia Ballena
Isla Cedros
20
8,730
Sun and rain
Half motor half sail into Cedros
6/15/08
Sunday
Bahia Potrero
Bahia Ballena
102
8,710
Rainy and wet
Long long 17 hour motor around Nicoya Peninsula
6/14/08
Saturday
Playa Panama
Bahia Potrero
20
8,608
Sunny and warm
Nice sail south
6/04/08
Wednesday
Bahia Santa Elena
Playa Panama (Playa del Coco)
43
8,588
Sunny and warm
Awesome sail across Gulf of Papagayo
6/01/08
Sunday
Bahia del Sol
Bahia Santa Elena
228
8,545
Headwinds and squalls
Sloppy seas after TD and lots of squalls to dodge (learned later in ITCZ)
3/28/08
Friday
Huatulco
Bahia del Sol
454
8,317
Wind during the day
Awesome T-Peck crossing - sail by day and motor at night.  Spinnaker day one day.
3/23/08
Sunday
Puerto Angel
Huatulco
28
7,863
Moderate and light winds
2.5 knot current and nasty headwinds
3/20/08
Thursday
Zihuatanejo
Puerto Angel
320
7,835
Hot and breezy
One awesome sailing day, some motoring
3/13/08
Thursday
Las Hadas
Zihuatanejo
195
7,515
Sunny & lt wind
Little motor sail the first day and motorboat after
3/11/08
Tuesday
Santiago
Las Hadas
5
7,320
Sunny & lt wind
Nice sail across to Las Hadas
3/09/08
Sunday
Tenicatita
Santiago
34
7,315
Flat and sunny
Still no winds
3/07/08
Friday
Barra de Navidad
Tenicatita
17
7,281
Flat and sunny
Early morning passage with no winds
3/01/08
Saturday
La Cruz
Barra de Navidad
137
7,264
Light winds out of Banderas Bay
Quick overnight passage motoring past Cabo Corrientes to Barra
2/25/08
Monday
Los Frailes
La Cruz
302
7,127
Nice wind the first day
Sailed the first day and then motored into La Cruz to fix the halyard.
2/24/08
Sunday
Muertos
Los Frailes
45
6,825
Breezy and lumpy
Felt like sailing in the Strait of Juan de Fuca - tall waves all close together.
2/22/08
Friday
La Paz
Muertos
52
6,780
Sunny but cold
Nice afternoon northerly
4/21/07 Saturday
Isla Partida
La Paz
22
6,728
Nice northerly
Great downwind sail back to La Paz for the summer
4/20/07 Friday
San Evaristo
Isla Partida
27
6,706
Light southerly
Sailed a bit, motored a bit
4/19/07 Thursday
San Francisco
San Evaristo
10
6,679
Light breeze
Nice sail up to Evaristo
4/18/07 Wednesday
Partida Cove
San Francisco
21
6,669
Sunny and calm
Motored up to San Francisco
4/15/07 Sunday
La Paz
Partida Cove
21
6,648
Hot and windless
Motored over to Partida
4/5/07 Thursday
Muertos
La Paz
55
6,627
Clear and flat
Yet another motorboat trip
4/1/07 Sunday
Chamela
Muertos
367
6,572
Clear and flat
Sailed 3 hours, motored 3 days
3/31/07 Saturday
Tenicatita
Chamela
26
6,205
Overcast
Lumpy, lumpy, lumpy. Light wind but big big swell
3/27/07 Tuesday
Barra de Navidad
Tenicatita
13
6,179
Sunny
Little motor sail into the bay
3/22/07 Thursday
Tenicatita
Barra de Navidad
13
6,169
Sunny
Lots of turtles and dolphins for Brittney to see.
3/20/07 Tuesday
Barra de Navidad
Tenicatita
13
6,156
Calm
Motor into the aquarium for a snorkel, then into Ten Bay.
3/05/07 Monday
Tenicatita
Barra de Navidad
13
6,143
Calm
Quick motor around the point into Barra
2/16/07 Friday
Santiago Bay
Tenicatita
29
6,130
Breezy
Nice southerly and excellent sail!
2/10/07 Saturday
Zihuatanejo
Santiago Bay, Manzanillo
189
6,101
Sunny and hot
Another motor boat trip.  Light northerlies weren't too bad, though.
12/19/06
Tuesday
Manzanillo
Zihuatanejo
185
5,912
Sunny and hot
Had a lovely visit from the Mexican Navy.  They're boarding a lot of boats down here looking for drugs.
12/17/06 Sunday
Tenacatita Manzanillo
29
5,727
Sunny and hot
Starting to feel the heat and humidity
12/15/06 Friday
Bahia Chamela
Tenacatita
26
5,698
Sunny and flat
Motoring again
12/14/06 Thursday
Punta Ipala
Bahia Chamela
50
5,672
Light overcast and calm
Tiny bit of offshore wind for .5 hour sail in the morning.
12/13/06 Wednesday
La Cruz
Punta Ipala
46
5,622
Sunny and calm
Bouncy around Cabo Corrientes, but no wind
12/09/06 Saturday
Chacala
La Cruz
70
5,576
Sunny and flat
Another Mexican motorboat trip
12/07/06 Thursday
Mantachen Bay
Chacala
19
5,506
Sunny and flat
Where has all the wind gone?
12/05/06 Tuesday
Mazatlan
Mantachen Bay
90
5,487
Good winds in the evening and afternoon
Couldn't stop at Isla Isabella - pushed on to Mantachen Bay
11/28/06 Tuesday
Ensenada de los Muertes
Mazatlan
193
5,397
Light winds
Easy southern crossing of the Sea of Cortez, but had to motor.
11/27/06 Monday
La Paz
Ensenada de los Muertes
55
5,204
Brisk winds
Nice downwind sail from La Paz
11/20/06 Monday
Ensenada de los Muertes
La Paz
55
5,149
Light winds
Motoring into light northerly
11/17/06 Friday
Los Frailes
Ensenada de los Muertes
45
5,094
Light winds
Another motor boat trip into a light northerly
11/15/06 Wednesday
Cabo San Lucas
Los Frailes
45
5,049
Light winds
Motor boat trip into light winds
11/13/06 Monday
Cabo San Lucas
Cabo San Lucas
34
5,004
Heavy winds and swell
Tried an uphill ride to Los Frailes.  25 on the nose, so we turned back to Cabo.  Will try again Wednesday.
11/08/06 Wednesday
Bahia Santa Maria
Cabo San Lucas
186
4,700
Light winds
Some motoring, some sailing.  Definitely nice weather.
11/03/06 Friday
Turtle Bay
Bahia Santa Maria
237
4,514
Lighter winds
But even warmer yet.  Foulies no longer required.
10/30/06 Monday
San Diego
Turtle Bay
343
4,277
Good wind
Leg I Baja-Haha.  Getting warmer.  Sailed the entire way with Lee & Kathleen.
9/28/06 Thursday
Oceanside
San Diego
44
3,934
Sunny
Light winds
9/27/06 Wednesday
Newport Yacht Harbor
Oceanside
34
3,890
Sunny
Light winds
9/24/06 Sunday
Long Beach
Newport Yacht Harbor
18
3,856
Sunny and windy
Excellent sail with Karma down the coast in 15-20 knots of wind.
9/22/06 Friday
Catalina
Long Beach
27
3,838
Light winds
Half sail, half motor to LB after Santa Ana warnings at Avalon.
9/20/06 Wednesday
Channel Islands Harbor
Santa Catalina Island
70
3,811
Sunny, OK winds
5am start - wind filled in early afternoon, long day but nice afternoon sail
9/19/06 Tuesday
Santa Barbara
Channel Islands Harbor
28
3,741
Light winds
Late start, light winds = motor boat again.
9/11/06 Monday
Sausalito
Santa Barbara
301
3,713
Cloudy, light wind
Motor boat trip down the coast in very light winds.
8/23/06 Tuesday
Angel Island
Suasalito
3
3,412
Sunny
Quick trip to Sausalito
8/22/06 Monday
St. Francis Yacht Club
Angel Island
5
3,409
Windy
Nice trip across the Bay to Angel Island
8/17/06 Thursday
Ucluelet, BC
San Francisco
880
3,404
Lots of wind
An excellent passage with big wind and seas
8/13/06 Sunday
Effingham
Ucluelet
14
2,524
Fog & Sun
Motor back upwind
8/12/06 Saturday
Bamfield
Effingham
10
2,510
Sunny
Motor back upwind
8/11/06 Friday
Turtle Bay
Bamfield
14
2,500
Partly Sunny
A nice sail across Barkley Sound
8/9/06 Wednesday
Ucluelet
Turtle Bay
12
2,486
Partly Sunny
Another nice sail across Barkley with Stann
8/6/06 Sunday
Turtle Bay
Ucluelet
12
2,474
Partly Sunny
Motor back into Ucluelet
8/5/06 Saturday
Ucluelet
Turtle Bay
12
2,462
Partly Sunny
Beautiful sail across Barkley Sound with Leslie
7/29/06 Saturday
Charlie's Cove
Ucluelet, BC
528
2,450
Mixed
Our first offshore passage (4 days)!!!!
7/28/06 Friday
Dunbar Inlet
Charlie's Cove
29
1,922
Beautiful sunny
An all day spinnaker run - excellent sailing
7/27/06 Thursday
Craig
Dunbar Inlet
36
1,893
Partly sunny
Through our last narrows (Tlevak), then a nice sail
7/21/06 Friday
Cyrus Cove
Craig
37
1,857
Rainy rainy rainy
Time to catch up with Tim & Cindy again.
7/19/06 Wednesday
Tokeen Bay
Cyrus Cove
15
1,820
Mostly sunny
Easy motor in calm flat water.
7/17/06 Monday
Warren Cove
Tokeen Bay
27
1,805
Mostly sunny
Nice trip through Sea Otter Sound.
7/16/06 Sunday
Puffin Cove
Warren Cove
59
1,778
Mostly sunny
Long long day - too light to sail.
7/15/06 Saturday
Reanne's Relief
Puffin Cove
12
1,719
Partly sunny
Caught a coho!!!!
7/14/06 Friday
Goddard Hot Springs
Reanne's Relief
35
1,707
Partly sunny
Lumpy lumpy ocean passage with no wind.
7/13/06 Thursday
Sitka
Goddard Hot Springs
17
1,672
Overcast
Finally off the dock!
6/22/06 Thursday
Baby Bear Cove
Sitka
29
1,657
Cloudy and rainy
Time for a nice long rest.
6/21/06 Wednesday
Appleton Cove
Baby Bear Cove
22
1,628
Breezy
Nice wind behind us until it built to 35 knots....
6/19/06 Monday
Freshwater Bay
Appleton Cove
35
1,606
Cloudy and rainy
Surprisingly not bashing in Chatham Strait.  Actually got to sail in Peril Striat.
6/18/06 Sunday
Hoonah
Freshwater Bay
34
1,571
Cloudy and raindy
Bashing into big seas in Chatham Strait.
6/16/06 Friday
Bartlett Cove
Hoonah
20
1,537
Cloudy cold and breezy
Headed into an easterly in Icy Strait.  Ducked into Hoonah to wait it out.
6/14/06 Wednesday
Fingers Inlet
Bartlett Cove, Glacier Bay
15
1,517
Cloudy
Back to Bartlett Cove to prepare for leaving Glacier Bay.
6/12/06 Monday
Reid Inlet
Fingers Inlet, Glacier Bay
33
1,502
Beautiful and sunny
Tried two other stops along the way - too deep and too buggy.  Saw the mountain goats on Gloomy Knob.  11 hours to get 33 miles!
6/10/06 Saturday
Blue Mouse Harbor
Reid Inlet, Glacier Bay
40
1,469
Beautiful and sunny
Went up Tarr Inlet to Margerie & Grand Pacific Glaciers.  Our furthest point north - now we're headed to Mexico!
6/8/06 Thursday
North Sandy Cove
Blue Mouse Harbor, Glacier Bay
16
1,429
Beautiful and sunny day
The mountains are spectacular.
6/7/06 Wednesday
Bartlett Cove
North Sandy Cove, Glacier Bay
35
1,413
Beautiful sunny day
Stopped at South Marble Island to see the sea lions and birds.  Tried to anchor at Bear Trap but it didn't work.
6/6/06 Tuesday
Pleasant Island
Bartlett Cove, Glacier Bay
18
1,378
Cloudy
Finally made it!!!!!
6/5/06 Monday
Funter Bay
Pleasant Island
27
1,360
Cloudy
Tried to fish - no luck.
6/4/06 Sunday
Auke Bay
Funter Bay
24
1,343
Cloudy
Last haul to Glacier Bay
6/1/06 Thursday
Taku Harbor
Auke Bay (Juneau)
34
1,319
Cloudy and rainy
Long way around Douglas Island to Auke Bay.
5/31/06 Wednesday
Tracy Arm
Taku Harbor
24
1,285
Cloudy
Short trip up to Taku.
5/30/06 Tuesday
Tracy Arm
Tracy Arm
23
1,261
Partly Sunny
Up Tracy Canal to the glaciers - lots of bergy bits!
5/29/06 Monday
Sanborn Canal
Tracy Arm
40
1,238
Cloudy
More whales and our first icebergs
5/27/06 Saturday
Portage Bay
Sanborn Canal
37
1,198
Sunny
Lots of humpbacks
5/26/06 Friday
Petersburg
Portage Bay
25
1,161
Fog fog fog
Socked in until 5 minutes before the harbor entrance, then it totally cleared.
5/25/06 Thursday
St. John Harbor
Petersburg
28
1,136
Cloudy
Wrangell Narrows -  60 buoys in 24 miles.
5/24/06 Wednesday
Meyers Chuck
St. John Harbor
52
1,088
Sun breaks
Calm long chug up to beautiful anchorage.
5/23/06 Tuesday
Ketchikan
Meyers Chuck
39
1,036
Windy
Downwind jib run in 25-30 - nice ride.
5/20/06 Saturday
Foggy Bay
Ketchikan
45
997
Cloudy
Nice ride up into Ketchikan.
5/19/06 Friday
Prince Rupert
Foggy Bay
65
942
Rainy and calm
Extremely calm passage across Dixon Entrance.
5/17/06 Wednesday
Kumaleon Inlet
Prince Rupert
43
877
Sunny
Nice calm after low moves south.
5/16/06 Tuesday
Lowe Inlet
Kumaleon Inlet
24
834
Windy
Foul current first hour - hiding out from big low passing by.
5/15/06 Monday
Bishop Bay Hot Springs
Lowe Inlet, Grenville Channel
49
810
Sunny and warm
Big winds (25-30 on the beam) across Wright Sound at the base of Douglas Inlet.
5/14/06 Sunday
Butedale
Bishop Bay Hot Springs
25
761
Sunny and warm
Quick morning passage to Bishop Bay.
5/13/06 Saturday
Klemtu
Butedale
43
736
Calm and sunny
Interesting stop in Butedale
5/12/06 Friday
Codville Lagoon
Klemtu
58
693
Calm and rain
Long day to Klemtu
5/11/06 Thursday
Fish Egg Inlet
Codville Lagoon
37
635
Sun and light wind
Nice sail up Fitz Hugh Sound
5/09/06 Tuesday
Clam Cove
Fish Egg Inlet
55
598
Calm
Across Queen Charlotte Sound with big seas and no wind.
5/08/06 Monday
Port McNeill
Clam Cove
36
543
Cloudy
Up to Clam Cove to prepare for crossing.
5/06/06 Saturday
Pearce Islands
Port McNeill
10
507
Cloudy and windy
Quick trip across to hide out from passing low pressure.
5/04/06 Thursday
Blenkinsop Bay
Pearce Islands
39
497
Mostly Sunny
Good current and following wind up the remainder of Johnstone Strait.
5/03/06 Wednesday
Campbell River
Blenkinsop Bay
53
458
Sunny
9:39 slack in Seymour Narrows - amazing trip up Johnstone Straits in sun.
4/28/06 Friday
Powell River
Campbell River
38
405
Foggy
Quiet last trip across Straits of Georgia.  Had to anchor and wait for the current in Discovery Passage.
4/26/06 Wednesday
Saltery Bay
Powell River
23
367
Cloudy
Quick trip to a quiet town with much needed water.
4/25/06 Tuesday
Princess Louisa Inlet
Saltery Bay
47
344
10-20 on the nose, clear blue skies
As always, wind on the nose both up and back.
4/23/06 Sunday
Dark Cove
Princess Louisa Inlet
37
297
Cold and breezy early - sunny later
Excellent passage up Prince of Wales Reach and Princess Royal Reach to Princess Louisa Inlet.
4/22/06 Saturday
Pender Harbor
Dark Cove, Prince of Wales Reach
14
260
Sunny
Easy trip up to the closest stop for Princess Louisa Inlet.   Nice little cove.
4/20/06 Thursday
Nanaimo
Pender Harbor
39
246
Rain rain rain
Uneventful crossing of the Straits of Georgia in 10-15 knots of wind and rain, rain, rain.  Beautiful little Pender Harbor at the other end.
4/18/06 Tuesday
Thetis Island
Nanaimo via Dodd Narrows
17
207
Cloudy and breezy
Nice downwind sail to the narrows.  Our first of many "wait for slack" events through Dodd Narrows.  Nice stop at the Nanaimo Yacht Club.
4/17/06 Monday
Sidney, BC
North Cove, Thetis Island
34
190
Partly sunny, nice breeze
Yippee - some spinnaker time up Trincomali Channel.  Beautiful little cove and our first "yachtie visit" with Dean & Diane on Talisman from Brookings, OR
4/13/06 Thursday
Roche Harbor
Sidney, BC
12
156
Calm
Finally into Canada.  Nice visit at the Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club.  Lousy weather while we're there, but played tourist in Victoria for a day.
4/10/06 Monday
Sucia
Roche Harbor
19
144
Cloudy
Off to Roche to get dinghy motor fixed.
4/7/06 Friday
Hope Island
Sucia
30
125
Calm
Early morning slack in Deception Pass; tried to sail upwind past Orcas.
4/6/06 Thursday
Oak Harbor
Hope Island
17
95
Breezy, cloudy
Nice sail (a bit) to Hope Island
4/2/06
Sunday
Shilshole
Oak Harbor
41
78
Calm, Cloudy
Done with goodbyes.  Now I get to spend some time with Dad!
3/28/06 Tuesday
Port Townsend
Shilshole
37
37
Cloudy
Finally off the dock!