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Our Journey on Scolamanzi II
Our Journey on Scolamanzi II

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Crossing from Kenai Peninsula to Kodiak:

12-13th  July The weather was perfect for a crossing. If we leave at about 6 pm we should be there by 8am the following morning. It turned out to be a great choice we made to depart when we did. After an early dinner, Johann did the first […]

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McCarthy Fiord – our last day on the Kenai Peninsula:

12th July For the first time we happened to be anchored in a bay with no name. On our way there we saw lots of fish leaping out of the water at the inlet leading to McCarthy Lagoon. Shortly after we have anchored we went to explore […]

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The beautiful Chiswell Islands and Northwest Fjord

11th July Monday we woke to another lovely day with light clouds and no wind. We set off early to Chiswell Islands at the entrance to Aialik Fjord. Here we were treated to the spectacle of 75 000 tufted puffins that nest along the sheer cliffs of […]

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Departing Seward for Kenai Peninsula :

10th July: We were up before 5am to be at the fuel dock at 6am to fill up. We had to depart Resurrection Bay on the outgoing tide. With little wind and only a few clouds, it made for a perfect cruising day. The shear rocky coastline […]

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Seward – A welcome stopover for the Scolamanzi crew and guests

Seward: 5-9th July 2016 Seward seems to consist of fishermen and tourists in RV’s. The tidy town has a nice lively vibe to it. We had a nice comfortable birth in the Harbour and could easily stay for a few days. We found downtown very picturesque with […]

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Port of Bainbridge and trip to Seward:

  4th and 5th of July Our time with Laura and Reyno was drawing to a close and we had to get them to Seward on the 6th to go by train to Anchorage on the 7th. This involved 50 mile trip along the exposed coast and […]

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Five days of lovely anchorages and interesting hikes and excursions – Prince William Sound

Miner’s Byte in Lower Herring Bay: 29th June 2016 We departed Nellie’s in clearing weather to have a quick look into Kings Bay. The large fjord was flat calm with multiple glaciers visible. Even a Clermont Glacier. We continued on to Knight Island, to anchor for lunch […]

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Nellie’s Rest – with big hikes and lots of Midges, Mosquito’s and  the attack of small UFO’s

28th June 2016 The weather cleared up a bit, still cloudy but it looked promising.  As we entered Nellie’s Rest the sun broke through and as if a light was switched on, the intensity of the opaque turquoise waters hit you between the eyes. We just knew […]

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Storm shelters before Whittier and Perry Island West Arm with Pendana

Sheltering from bad weather for two days: Long Bay and Surprise Cove 24- 25th June Our sunny windless days had come to an abrupt halt. The weather forecast was for big winds, rain and large swells for the next 2 to 3 days. We spent the next […]

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Barnes Cove and two more glaciers: Tiger and Chenaga Glaciers

Barnes Cove: 22th June We left Bay of Isle after a leisurely brekkie seeing that we did not have far to go. The weather remained calm and clear as we rounded the south western end of Knight Island. This gave us a lovely clear view of the […]

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