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Tuesday, Aug 29, 2006

Posted on August 29th, 2006 by Darusha

Depart: Sooke, 8:30 Breakfast: Eggs aboard Weather: cloudy Visibility! We could see across Juan de Fuca when we got out of bed and excitedly decided that we could handle 20-30 kt winds as we could finally see where we were going. We motored around Sooke harbour looking for a fuel dock. Finding unmarked shoal after […]

Monday, Aug 28, 2006

Posted on August 28th, 2006 by Darusha

Depart: 8:30, Port Renfrew Breakfast: Eggs & bread aboard Weather: clear in the harbour with a fog bank at the mouth After a surprisingly good night’s sleep, we weighed anchor and motored out to the mouth of Port San Juan. We could see a fog bank across the face of the the port, but the […]

Saturday, Aug 26, 2006

Posted on August 28th, 2006 by Darusha

Depart: Ucluelet, 10:20 am Breakfast: New Orleans skillet/grilled vegetable omelette @ Starfish Cafe Weather: Sunny & warm We passed several sea lions as we motored out of Ucluelet. We saw one bickering with some seagulls, one minding its own business and two sunning themselves on an abandoned dock. We motored to Chrow Island, where we […]

Sunday, Aug 27, 2006

Posted on August 27th, 2006 by Darusha

Depart: Bamfield, 8 am Breakfast: eggs & bread aboard Weather: heavy fog Despite being unable to see across Bamfield’s narrow harbour, Wai Whare set off in dense fog. The crew was optimistic that the fog would dissipate early as it had in Ucluelet, and there was a long day ahead. Wai Whare lost sight on […]

Friday, Aug 25, 2006

Posted on August 25th, 2006 by Darusha

Depart: Tofino, noon Breakfast: Bacon & eggs Weather: fog The impenetrable fog around Tofino lifted after 11 am and we decided to depart. We pumped out the holding tak for free then departed the docks. We motored out of Tofino under sunny skies, but were caught by dense fog before clearing the Barrier Islands. We […]

Thursday, Aug 24, 2006

Posted on August 24th, 2006 by Darusha

Depart: 9:30, Hot Springs Cove Breakfast: Porridge/leftover vegetables Weather: sunny, light wind Motored out of Hot Springs Cove, brought up foresail early and slowly sailed up Sydney Channel. Turned into Shelter Inlet where we brought up the main and alternately zoomed along and drifted. As we turned into Miller Channel, the wind blew up the […]

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2006

Posted on August 23rd, 2006 by Darusha

Depart: Friendly Cove, 9:00 Breakfast: Porridge Weather: Overcast, thin fog, light wind 10:00 49° 31′ 56 N 126° 36′ 19 W, light S, light SW swell, motoring 11:00 49° 26′ 56 N 126° 36′ 43 W, light S, 2′ west swell, motoring 12:00 49° 23′ 18 N 126° 36′ 02 W, – , 1 m […]

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2006

Posted on August 22nd, 2006 by Darusha

Depart: Zeballos, 10:45 Breakfast: omelette/bacon & eggs at Zeballos Hotel Weather: overcast, light wind 11:45 Zeballos/Hecate/Esperanza intersection, 5 kt S, rippled, motoring 12:45 Tahsis Narrows, light, glassy, motoring 13:45 abeam Blowhole Bay, 10+ S, light chop, motoring 14:45 past Tsowwin Narrows, 10 S, light chop, motoring 15:45 north of Strange Island light, 15 S, light […]

Monday, Aug 21, 2006

Posted on August 21st, 2006 by Darusha

Depart: Kyuquot, 9:30 am Breakfast: Porridge Weather: Sunny, warm, light wind 11:00 49° 56′ 54 N 127° 20′ 57 W, 15 kt W, 1-2 m swell, full/full, sunny noon 49° 51′ 44 N 127° 13′ 54 W 20 kt NW, 2 m swell, full/full, sunny 13:00 49° 49′ 33 N 127° 09′ 39 W 10-20 […]

Sunday, Aug 20, 2006

Posted on August 20th, 2006 by Darusha

Depart: Klatskino anchorage, 6:55 am Breakfast: Porridge Weather: cold, clear, wind light 8:00 rounded rugged island, wind light N, low swell 9:05 50° 13′ 31 N 127° 58′ 08 W 10:00 50° 09′ 06 127° 58′ 47 W, 15-20 kt N, 1+m swell, sunny 11:45 off Clerke Point, 15 kt N, low west swell, sunny […]