Log #61p On the hard and off to Port Angeles

Log #61p On the hard and off to Port Angeles

  Morro Bay, California Oct. 30, 2016 Hi Folks, We are still here in Morro Bay waiting for the winds to shift from the south to the north, expected tomorrow. There is a fantastic amout of sea and bird life in this large estuary, including seals, sea lions, sea otters, several breeds of pelicans, gulls,
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Log #61o Gulf Islands and departure fiasco

Log #61o Gulf Islands and departure fiasco

Log #61o Gulf Islands and departure fiasco Morro Bay, California Oct. 26, 2016   Hi Folks,   We are enjoying being weathered in in this protected estuary for a few days to wait out southerly winds. We left San Francisco Oct. 19, 204 miles away with three stops en route at Pillar Point Harbor, Santa
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Log #61n Down the mainland to Vancouver

Log #61n Down the mainland to Vancouver

Log #61n Down the mainland to Vancouver Clipper Cove, San Francisco Bay Oct. 14, 2016   Hi Folks, It is a grey rainy day here in San Francisco, the first rain we have experienced in several weeks. We have been gunkholing around this large inland waterway, most recently up the Sacramento/San Joaquin River estuary.which we
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Log #61m To Quadra and Cortes Islands Part 2

Log #61m To Quadra and Cortes Islands Part 2

Hi Folks, Hopefully here is Part 2. Pardon any mistakes in spelling, etc. as I have to go through a million steps to separate this into two parts, and send to two different E-mail lists, with a covering letter explaining what is happening. AAaarrgghh!! This Part 2 gets us into Campbell River after meeting up
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Log #61L Back to the Broughtons

Log #61L Back to the Broughtons

Log #61L Back to the Broughtons Coos Bay, Or, USA Sept. 19, 2016 Hi Folks, We are down here in Coos Bay in southern Oregon, and will be in California in a couple of days. We have had good weather, although we waited a day in Neah Bay in the Strait of Juan De Fuca
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Log #61k Haida Gwaii to round Cape Caution

Log #61k Haida Gwaii to round Cape Caution

Log #61k Haida Gwaii to round Cape Caution Neah Bay, WA, USA Sept. 10, 2016 Hi Folks, We are weathered in here at Neah Bay for a day, and so I have another log ready to go out, hopefully from New Port, Oregon when we get there in a couple of days. We had a
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Log #61j Gwaii Haanas Part 4 Anthony Island

Log #61j Gwaii Haanas Part 4 Anthony Island

Log #61j Gwaii Haanas Part 4 Anthony Island Vector Yacht Services/The Boat Yard Sidney, B.C. Aug. 31, 2016 Hi Folks, I hope you enjoy the pictures and comments in this final log of our time on Haida Gwaii. This is about Sgang Gwaay, on Anthony Island, a UN designated World Heritage Site. As I noted
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Log #61i Gwaii Haanas Part 3 Hot Springs

Log #61i Gwaii Haanas Part 3 Hot Springs

 Log #61i Gwaii Haanas Part 3 Hot Springs CFSA, Esquimalt, B.C. Aug. 26, 2016   Hi Folks, We are back down here in Esquimalt, just outside of Voctoria, getting ready to head across the Strait of Juan De Fuca to Port Angeles to do our formal entry into the U.S. Ha! Murphy’s Law created a
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Log #61h Gwaii Haanas Part 2

Log #61h Gwaii Haanas Part 2

Log #61h Gwaii Haanas Part 2 Fulford Harbour, Salt Spring Island, B.C. Aug. 22, 2016   Hi Folks, We have had a lazy day here in Fulford Harbour, allowing me to get this log ready. It takes us with some dramatic pictures to some fantastic old growth forest, and shows the construction of Haida longhouses,
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Log #61g Gwaii Haanas Part 1

Log #61g Gwaii Haanas Part 1

Log #61g Gwaii Haanas Part 1 Vancouver Rowing Club, Coal Harbour, Vancouver, B.C. Aug. 18, 2016   Hi Folks, We are getting ready to leave Vancouver, but I want to get this log off while we still have access to the internet here at the Vancouver Rowing Club, where we have free reciprocal privileges with
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Log #61f The Haida Heritage Centre

Log #61f The Haida Heritage Centre

Log #61f The Haida Heritage Centre False Creek,Vancouver, B.C. Aug. 13, 2016   Hi Folks,   At last I am getting off this problem plagued log. I say problem plagued as two major computer issues delayed its production and caused me great frustration. The first was the digital pictures I downloaded from my camera to
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Log #61d To Haida Gwaii

Log #61d To Haida Gwaii

Log #61d To Haida Gwaii Powell River, B.C. July 30, 2016   Hi Folks, We are back on the mainland here at Powell River and have reasonably good internet that I hope allows me to send this Log #61d. We enjoyed Haida Gwaii, and the next log or two will have more pictures of this
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Log #61c Port McNeill to Hecate Strait

Log #61c Port McNeill to Hecate Strait

Log #61c Port McNeill to Hecate Strait Haida Gwaii, B.C. July 8, 2016 Hi Folks, We have spent two weeks on Haida Gwaii, and hopefully will be leaving tomorrow for Shearwater where I hope to send this log. I refer to Shearwater as I mentioned it in the log as we resupplied there before going
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Log #61b To Port McNeill and life aboard

Log #61b To Port McNeill and life aboard

Lewis Cove, the Broughtons, B.C. July 15, 2016 Hi Folks, Attached is Log #61b to Port McNeill and Life aboard. I lost this log in my new Windows 10 but have since retrieved it. So far I have not had anyone notice that I sent Log #61a, then Log #61c without this intervening Log #61b.
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Log #61a Back on the water again

Log #61a Back on the water again

Queen City, Haida Gwaii, B.C. June 24, 2016 Hi Folks, This is the first of Log #61 folio of our voyages this year. We have been aboard for a month, since May 20. This Log #61a gets us back on the water again, and heading north towards the Queen Charlotte Islands, now known as Haida
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Log #59v To Vancouver

Log #59v To Vancouver

Log #59v To Vancouver Rusty’s RV Ranch, New Mexico April 24, 2016   Hi Folks, This log gets us from Esquimalt back to Vancouver on the mainland, nearing the end of our summer cruising. While in False Creek we experienced a severe wind storm that I describe in the log. Here at Rusty’s Judy is
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Log #59u From Barkley Sound to Esquimalt

Log #59u From Barkley Sound to Esquimalt

Columbia, New Mexico April 11, 2106 Hi Folks, We are spending a few lazy days in Pancho Villa State Park in Columbia, a small New Mexico town only three miles from the Mexican border. It has been described as a ghost town that hasn’t died yet. I enjoyed the bit of history of this town
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Log #59t Tofino to Ucluelet

Log #59t Tofino to Ucluelet

Kartchner State Park, AZ Feb. 20, 2016 Hi Folks,   This Log #59t takes us to Barkley Sound, the southernmost inlet on the west coast of Vancouver Island, to Ucluelet, with some interesting pictures of the Pacific Rim National Park. We are nearing the end of our passage down the west coast of Vancouver Island
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Log #59s Nootka Island to Clayoquot Sound

Log #59s Nootka Island to Clayoquot Sound

 BLM land, Alamo Lake, AZ March 3, 2016 Hi Folks, I am not sure if I can send this as an E-mail message or have to put it as an attachment. The issue seems to be if I can insert pictures in the text as I am attempting to do here. We are dry camping
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Log #59r West Coast, Cape Scott to Nootka Island

Log #59r West Coast, Cape Scott to Nootka Island

Log #59r Mittry Lake, Yuma, AZ Feb. 24, 2016   Hi Folks,   I have a new computer, unfortunately with Windows 10 (I liked Windows 7). I can get on to Hotmail and so I will not be using Gmail. I am still learning this system, so forgive me if things seem a bit mixed
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Log #59p Calvert Island to the west coast of Vancouver Island

Log #59p Calvert Island to the west coast of Vancouver Island

Log #59p Calvert Island to the west coast of Vancouver Island Quartzsite, Arizona Jan. 31, 2016 Hi Folks, We are still here in Quartzsite, an RV Mecca with thousands of acres of cheap or free BLM (Bureau of Land Management) land, hundreds of RVs, the whole town being filled with RV parks and the largest
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Log #59o Hartley Bay to Calvert Island

Log #59o Hartley Bay to Calvert Island

Rusty’s RV Ranch, New Mexico, USA Jan. 12, 2016 Hi Folks, Here is my next log #59o from the First Nations hamlet of Hartley Bay to Calvert Island south of Haida Gwaii. With several pictures, it talks about some interesting GPS discrepancies, dolphins and whales sighted, dinghying up some rapids, and more idyllic anchorages. We
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Log #59n Craig, Alaska to Hartley Bay, B.C.

Log #59n Craig, Alaska to Hartley Bay, B.C.

Log #59n Craig, Alaska to Hartley Bay, B.C. Rusty’s RV Ranch, New Mexico, USA Jan. 2, 2016 Happy New Year 2016! This log is about five months behind, dating back to July when we were leaving Alaska from Craig on Prince of Wales Island, the southernmost island of the Alaskan panhandle. Let me repeat the
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Log #59m Sitka to Prince Rupert

Log #59m Sitka to Prince Rupert

Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C. Sept. 15, 2015 Hi Folks, This log finally gets us out of Alaska, visiting some interesting caves and hot springs on the way. This will probably be my last log for a couple of months, as this weekend we are putting Veleda away for the winter, and heading over to
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Log #59l To Sitka and maintenance

Log #59l To Sitka and maintenance

False Creek, Vancouver, B.C. Aug. 31, 2015 Hi Folks, We are back in civilization after completing our enjoyable passage down the west coast of Vancouver Island. We stopped in Esquimalt for a few days at the CFSA to enjoy their facility with water power and free WiFi from our boat. Happiness is…! In addition we
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Log #59k Tidal Glaciers of Glacier Bay Day 3

Log #59k Tidal Glaciers of Glacier Bay Day 3

Tofino, Vancouver Island, B.C. Aug. 14, 2015 Hi Folks, We are half way down the west coast of Vancouver Island, enjoying this rugged terrain very much, even though we are exposed to the long Pacific Ocean swells. We have been fortunate with the calm weather, and have even had a few warm sunny days. This
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Log #59j Glacier Bay Day 2

Log #59j Glacier Bay Day 2

Hakai Beach Institute, Calvert Island, B.C. Aug. 4, 2015 Hi Folks, We are getting ready for our first overnight passage this year, going from the north of Calvert Island around Cape Scott on the north tip of Vancouver Island, and down the west coast outside. We met up with my brother’s grandson Ben who is
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Log #59I Glacier Bay, Days 1 & 2

Log #59I Glacier Bay, Days 1 & 2

Shearwater, B.C. July 29, 2015 Hi Folks, Here is the next log of our first couple of days in Glacier Bay All the best,   Aubrey   Log #59i Glacier Bay, Days 1 & 2 Hartley Bay, B.C. July 24, 2015 While we were alongside in Hoonah, another Ontario 32 came alongside on the other
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Log #59h To Juneau and Glacier Bay

Log #59h To Juneau and Glacier Bay

Shearwater, B.C. July 29, 2015 Hi Folks, I am sending these two logs over Judy’s laptop, as mine does not seem to want to connect to my E-mail account.  So I am sending both logs which I have one after the other as we don’t know when we will next have an operational E-mail site.
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Log #59g Glaciers of Tracy Arm

Log #59g Glaciers of Tracy Arm

Prince Rupert, B.C. July 20, 2015 Hi Folks, We are back in Prince Rupert and have cancelled our planned sail to Haida Gwaii. There is no Canada Customs reporting station on Haida Gwaii. If we could have gone straight down to it from Craig,Alaska,  it would have been only a day’s sail of 55 miles.
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