Day 7- Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Echo Bay

Day 7 of the Alaska Flotilla – Pierre’s at Echo Bay This prawn boat delivered a great evening; my favorite seafood, and Nikki van Schyndel, author of “Becoming Wild,” entertained us with stories of living as a survivalist in the nearby wilderness. Go HERE to check out more of Margaret’s cruising reports. You can also follow the…

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Day 6- Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Port Harvey Marine Resort

Port HarveyDay 6 of the Alaska Flotilla – Port Harvey Marine Resort – Relaxation and catching crabs.

Port Harvey

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You can also follow the Flotilla to Alaska with Mark Bunzel on AIS. Boat Name, Sea Raven – MMSI number 367492390.

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Day 5- Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Blind Channel

Day 5 of the Alaska Flotilla – Blind Channel and a hike to an 800-year-old cedar tree.

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You can also follow the Flotilla to Alaska with Mark Bunzel on AIS. Boat Name, Sea Raven – MMSI number 367492390.

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Day 5 – Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Dent Rapids

Day 5 of the Alaska Flotilla – Dent Rapids, Devil’s Hole…dead fish! Saw strange natural phenomena; thousands of dead hake (fish) floating, distended bellies up, near the rapids. Seems it happens this time every year, especially at the full/new moon (now) when powerful currents force fish to surface so quickly that their internal swim bladders explode!…

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Desolation Sound Water Views

Day 4 – Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park

  Day 3 of the Alaska Flotilla – Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park. Spectacular place! Many drop anchor here and happily stay for weeks. But, we must go, have a date with some rapids… Go HERE to check out more of Margaret’s cruising reports. You can also follow the Flotilla to Alaska with Mark Bunzel on AIS.…

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Day 3 – Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Prideaux Haven

Day 3 of the Alaska Flotilla. First Mate Margaret Pommert’s videos of sliding through the narrow, but lovely pass, to the entrance of Prideaux Haven.



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You can also follow the Flotilla to Alaska with Mark Bunzel on AIS. Boat Name, Sea Raven – MMSI number 367492390.

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Day 3 – Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Morning in Silva Bay, BC

Day 2 of the Alaska Flotilla. First Mate Margaret Pommert’s videos of their morning in Silva Bay, B.C.

 

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You can also follow the Flotilla to Alaska with Mark Bunzel on AIS. Boat Name, Sea Raven – MMSI number 367492390.

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Day 1 – Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Through the Fog and up to Salt Spring Island

This weekend kicked off our first Waggoner Cruising Guide Flotilla. After gathering on Saturday night, the flotilla left Cap Sante Marina on May 21, at o-dark-thirty Sunday morning and headed to Salt Spring Island. Here are some images and video from First Mate, Margaret Pommert. The fog bank in Guemes Channel is hiding six flotilla boats.…

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Cruising Angler – Beneath the Hull is Mother Nature’s Refrigerator

A freshly caught salmon on the barbecue or a pot heavy with crab or prawns are what fulfills many Northwest boater’s dreams. Add to that discovering a beach full of clams, mussels or tasty oysters and the cruising life doesn’t get much better. Whether you favor Dungeness crab, fresh-caught salmon or lingcod, mussels or oysters,…

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