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Our Journey on Scolamanzi II
Our Journey on Scolamanzi II

Monthly archive for September 2016

Vancouver – A wonderful break for a few days

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Rounding Cape Caution for the last time

5th – 12th September 2016 A favourable forecast saw us departing Rivers Inlet at 0700. No wind and a run-out tide brought Cape Caution abeam 2 hours later. By now a light NW wind had come up and with the incoming tide was pushing us nicely into […]

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An Incredible Attenborough Moment with Humpback Whales:

Upon exiting Grenville Channel channel, we noticed 2 whales bubble feeding along the shore. With great care Johann slowly inched closer until we were less than 50 meters from them and then followed them for about one hour as they slowly made their way along the coast, […]

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Prince Rupert to Port McNeill:

We have been eating, drinking and dreaming weather for the last 6 weeks! Weather on the Sirus weather, 2 different internet sites and 2 different apps and the trusty VHF weather reporter that wakes me up in the morning and put me to bed at night! This […]

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Dixon Entrance on to Prince Rupert:

27th-28th August 2016 We started early morning with clear skies at sunrise. Shortly after it became foggy with about 100 meters visibility most of the way across Dixon Entrance. As we got closer to Prince Rupert the fog lifted giving us clear blue skies and very light […]

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Craig and South-West side of Prince of Wales Island.

24th  – 26th  August 2016 Next day we motored further down to Craig, which is the largest town on the island. It was more of a town than we expected from a way-out spot with its 1200 inhabitants. The fishing harbor was smelly with lots of fishermen busy […]

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El Capitan Channel

23rd  August 2016 We woke to a thick foggy morning. Thankfully it lifted around 8am. It became a lovey clear day for quite a special experience. El Capitan passage was our next challenge. This very narrow and shallow passage required all the concentration and skills of the […]

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