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Our Journey on Scolamanzi II
Our Journey on Scolamanzi II

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A perfect setting for the last night on Scolamanzi II

16th September 2016 Diver Bay on Prevost Island was only a short hop from Van Isle Marina and the perfect setting to say our final goodbye to Scolamanzi II   We just had to do one more anchorage … drop that anchor one more time… have a […]

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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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The inside passage to Prince Rupert:

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4-9th May 2016 4-9th May 2016 During our routine engine and other checks before our departure from Windy Bay, we discovered some oil in the bilges. Further investigation revealed a leak of hydraulic steering oil from the manifold near the rudder. This leak has probably been going […]

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The Beautiful Fiordlands of British Columbia

  The Fiordlands of BC via Shearwater. 30th April – 3 May 2016: The following morning, we departed for Shearwater via Gunboat passage. We were lucky to see three killer wales / orcas right at the entrance to Shearwater. One of them was the tiniest baby I […]

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Joe’s Bay – Codville Lagoon – Ocean Falls:

  Thursday 28th April 2016: We left at 8am in grey drizzly weather and went straight to Joe’s bay in Egg inlet. We would have loved to stay there for the night had it been better exploring weather. In spite of the weather we launched the tender […]

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Out into the open ocean, rounding Cape Caution on our way to Rivers inlet

Wednesday 27 April 2016 : Echo Bay to Small Frypan Bay: Up at 4:30 and ready to leave at 5:30. We left Echo bay at the crack of dawn – literary … in fact, it was a little earlier than that! I was still struggling to get […]

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The Broughton’s: Johnstone Strait – Chatham Channel -Tribune Channel:

Monday 25th April 2016: The Broughton’s:  Johnstone Strait – Chatham Channel -Tribune Channel:   So we have left Campbell River at 6:00 with both our buddy boats, Orion and Kama Hele Kai behind us. The cold light breeze was sent straight from the Snow Queen this morning! […]

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