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Our Journey on Scolamanzi II
Our Journey on Scolamanzi II

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Our Navigational Challenge through Wrangell Narrows to Petersburg

Wrangell Narrows…..  17th May 2016: The 21-mile-long Narrows is just deep enough and wide enough to accommodate ferries and has in certain areas a tidal range of 23 feet! You can just imagine what kind of tide that can cause! It is a piloting challenge with 60 […]

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Making our way to Petersburg via Wrangell in rough weather

On our way to Wrangell – Our first  really rough weather: (Blake Passage) 15th May 2016: We left Yes bay for Meyer’s Chuck but with a very narrow and dangerous entry in pretty rough conditions, we have decided to push through to Frosty Bay – a somewhat insignificant […]

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Yes Bay (Still part of the Behm Canal)

  14th May (“Yas” Bay – Meaning mussel in one of the indigenous languages in Alaska) According to the books we have on this area, Yes Bay resort is open all year round. Well, on our arrival there we were enthusiastically greeted by 4 huskies barking and […]

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Misty Fiords … A National Monument:

  The start of the Misty Fiords … not so misty this time… in fact – we had the most wonderful blue skies and sunny days there! This is apparently the second hottest yeaar ever recorded in Alaska! We love every bit of it! Rudyerd Inlet 12th May […]

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Alaska: The First City – Ketchikan:

9th – 10th May 2016 We collected our parcel sent by Raymarine with FedEx and left Canada (Prince Rupert) at last at noon on Monday 9th May 2016! Great weather –  light breeze overcast and a few swells, but no rain! Being a bit late to make […]

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