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Our Journey on Scolamanzi II
Our Journey on Scolamanzi II

Yearly archive for 2015

Back in the USA

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18 October 2015 The morning we have left Sidney I took these pictures of a beautiful sunrise: Anacortes was a lovely seaside town with strong maritime links going way back. Cap Sante Marina was one of the very best we experienced to date. We enjoyed walking and […]

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Sydney and Victoria – The Southern end of Vancouver Island

The weather forecast called for clear sunny days for the next 4 days with little wind. With such a favourable outlook we were keen to get to Victoria. We stayed one day in Port of Sidney mainly to connect with Melt Emms (strongly recommended to us to […]

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Bears, Elks, Bald Eagles and Dall’s Porpoises … all in one day!

With the weather being to foul to cruise, we were stuck in Campbell River for 4 days. A bear watching expedition sounded sounded like a great way to kill time. We departed at 8:30am warm and dry in a comfy enclosed aluminium boat. We were only 7 […]

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Inlets, rapids and beautiful islands north of Campbell River:

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We started our second last leg of this seasons cruising, in Canadian waters, from Campbell River. We aimed to cruise the islands, rapids and inlets north of Campbell River and east of the Broughton’s. The calm, smooth waters keep you on your toes with rapids and massive […]

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Desolation Sound

  Phil Winterton and Karen Hougaard flew into Comox on the 20/9 and we departed the next day, heading for Desolation Sound. This area is the “Holy Grail” for many cruising yachtsman and it did not disappoint especially with two gifted characters as guests. Comox: In calm […]

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Princess Louisa Inlet and Chatterbox Falls… at last!!

Princess Louisa Sound – Chatterbox Falls It is hard to describe the weather as anything else but perfect. Not a cloud in the blue sky and the water unruffled. The weather was just a bonus on top of the marvellous sights that popped up around every corner. […]

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Arrival of new guests in Vancouver

Having been to Vancouver before, I knew that we have to spend some time there… it is such a beautiful and special place! Unfortunately, arriving there meant cleaning the boat, guest cabin, doing laundry and getting stocked up for the next two weeks. Dropping off and boarding the […]

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San Juan Islands – the last of the USA for a while

The cluster of islands with intriguing passages and bays and the most beautiful little harbours and ports are just a fabulous playground for boaties!~ We were a bit time stricken and I hope we will have time next year to do a little bit more of San Juan! It […]

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The last few days in Puget Sound – Hood Canal:

With a few days spare between guests we have decided to do a bit more of the northern Puget Sound area and departed for Port Ludlow. The weather was starting to change to “normal” Seattle weather of overcast and light rain at times. We had a good […]

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Gig Harbour and Poulsbo: Still in and around Puget Sound

GIG BARBOUR: Entering Gig Harbour had us all excited! The harbour was surrounded with the most beautiful picturesque houses. Going ashore we found the Farmers Market in full swing (where I bought my first bee pollen sprinkles! And a wonderful bunch of flowers!) It is a small […]

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