Archive for the 'Trips' Category

Crofton Maple Bay

Posted on July 14th, 2005 by Darusha

Last weekend, one of Steven’s colleagues hosted a backyard BBQ party in Crofton, a coastal town up-island. We decided this was a great excuse for a sail, so we took the opportunity to circumnavigate Salt Spring Island in the course of the weekend. We set out Friday, and headed to our usual stomping grounds of […]

Vancouver Part II

Posted on July 6th, 2005 by Steven

Wai Whare departed Silva Bay around 10am on Tuesday June 14. We exited at the north end of Commodore’s passage into 6 foot waves dead on the bow. Darusha braved the seas to bring up the sails while Steven worried back at the helm. We turned towards Vancouver only to find travel very uncomfortable with […]

Vancouver Part I

Posted on June 24th, 2005 by Steven

Wai Whare traveled to Vancouver last week. We left Sunday, June 12 and sailed to Montague Harbor, where we moored to a mooring can at the Montague Habour Marine Provincial Park. The winds and waves were unpleasant that night so we didn’t leave the Wai Whare. Instead we cooked our first on-board dinner (Annies Bunnies). […]

S. Pender and Galiano Islands

Posted on June 6th, 2005 by Darusha

This past weekend we took a trip to Montague Harbour (Galiano Island) by way of Bedwell Harbour (South Pender). We set off Friday noonish, and mostly ran all the way to Pender. It was pretty nice and sunny and when we got to the marina we headed straight for their beautiful outdoor pool and hot […]

Salt Spring Island

Posted on May 4th, 2005 by Darusha

A couple of weeks ago we sailed to Salt Spring Island. The weather was warm and the wind was enough to get us there and back pretty smartly most of the time. We had a great sail, and even got to try every point of sail (for those who are technically minded). It was great. […]