Report #3: Bunsby Islands, Kyuquot Sound, Esperanza Inlet, and Nootka Sound

Columbia Cove and the Bunsby Islands The first anchorage south of Brooks Peninsula is Columbia Cove. The mooring buoys that once occupied the cove have been removed, but anchorage is good. It’s a beautiful spot, ripe for exploration by dinghy or kayak. Densely forested hills rise abruptly from the water’s edge and dramatic rock formations…

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App Review: Salish Sea Wx

Weather defines much of our cruising. When it’s windy, we’re reluctant to venture through the “gates” that divide cruising areas. The direction and strength of winds impacts where we anchor and how much scope we use. For sailors, winds can make the difference between a slog under power and a thrilling sleigh ride. Thankfully, weather…

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