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Our Journey on Scolamanzi II
Our Journey on Scolamanzi II

Archive for the Notes from the Captain Category

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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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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Beautiful Glacier Bay

The Master Builder chose for a tool, not the thunder and lightning to rend and split asunder, not the stormy torrent nor the eroding rain, but the tender snowflake, noiselessly falling through unnumbered generations – John Muir   “Haa aani a ya “… This is our Homeland: […]

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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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Desolation Sound

  Phil Winterton and Karen Hougaard flew into Comox on the 20/9 and we departed the next day, heading for Desolation Sound. This area is the “Holy Grail” for many cruising yachtsman and it did not disappoint especially with two gifted characters as guests. Comox: In calm […]

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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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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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