Come for the anchorage, stay for the beaches!
A couple of drone shots from our anchorage on August 12th, 2021.
After a few days in Alert Bay, we headed North across Queen Charlotte Strait. We made several stops – Polkinghorne Islands, Grappler Cove, Laura Cove, Echo Bay, and then Waddington Bay. Once you leave the larger towns, cell service (and therefore internet!) is very limited. These are a few photos of our week away from Continue Reading
As you leave Johnstone Strait, the first town you come to is Alert Bay. Located on Cormorant Island in traditional Kwakwaka’wakw territory, Alert Bay was the social hub of the Central Coast during the height of the West Coast fishery. It is now a much smaller village, with about 1200 full time residents. We stopped Continue Reading
Cooking with Sea Asparagus
We spent Thursday night (July 15) in Smuggler’s Cove on the Sunshine Coast, one of our (and probably many boaters’) favourite anchorages in the Vancouver area. It gave us an opportunity to catch up one final time with good friends who were renting a cabin in Halfmoon Bay. On Friday, we sailed across to Jedediah Continue Reading
Leaving Montague Harbour, we sailed south to Sidney Island and the popular Sidney Spit anchorage, part of Gulf Islands National Park. Yesterday we were up early to use the high tide to get into the dock at Gartside Marine Engines for a service and a few minor fixes on the heater/hot water system. The work Continue Reading