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Our Journey on Scolamanzi II
Our Journey on Scolamanzi II

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What Scolamanzi II has done and ….. where to now

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Scolamanzi was offloaded in Victoria, BC early May 2015 and then delivered to Elliot Bay Marina in Seattle where the Nordhavn office is based. With the help of Don Kohlman, the commissioning process turned out to be a pleasant and painless affair lasting about 4 weeks. This was mainly […]

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Cordova to Valdez in 10 days of beautiful anchorages: Part 2

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Cordova to Valdez in 10 days of beautiful anchorages: We left Cordova on the 3rd of June and took our time to explore the many beautiful anchorages on the north eastern edge of Prince William Sound, making our way to Valdez. 7th June :Visit to Colombia bay, […]

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Cordova to Valdez Cordova to Valdez in 10 days of beautiful anchorages: Part 1

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Cordova to Valdez in 10 days of beautiful anchorages: We left Cordova on the 3rd of June and took our time to explore the many beautiful anchorages on the north eastern edge of Prince William Sound, making our way to Valdez. 3rd June: Sheep Bay: We left […]

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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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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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Our first shake-down cruise:

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We departed Elliott bay at noon for the short hop to the picturesque inlet of Eagle Harbour at Bainbridge Island. We anchored for the first time on our own, and used the davit to put the dingy in the water to go for a sightseeing trip. After […]

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Hands-on training before Hand-over day!

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Peter and Don from Nordhavn both put in an enormous amount of time, devotion, patients and friendship in getting us to a stage where we could handle and manage our Nordhavn 60. I am hesitant to say with ease or with comfort – I am sure that […]

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Arrival in Seattle and Commissioning

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    Scolamanzi departed Victoria BC on 26/5/2015  and proceeded to Friday Harbour where she cleared customs into the USA. Her departure was delayed by faulty turbo bolts which needed replacement. Quick action by the engine supplier and PAE crew had her on her way to Seattle […]

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Having fun in Seattle …

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The services are amazing and we could not believe how quickly we managed to get our phone, sim, internet and banking sorted – the people are so helpful and friendly – it blew us away!     Staying at the Mediterranean Inn has been a delight! Very central […]

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Meeting Scolamanzi in Seattle was beyond expectations!

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So… the packing has reached final stages! We were flying to the USA and at last we can now also benefit from the increased checked luggage allowance  (for some weird reason?) if you fly to the US! We each qualify for 3 pieces … but,if I say pieces …I mean […]

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