Airship Goes to Alaska
Kake came through on the work front. We got in lateish (after all the humpback drama in the afternoon), and it was raining and crappy out, so we just made dinner and did a bunch of work. In the morning, we did more work, filled up with water, and then walked a mile or so down to the SOS Value-Mart to get some expensive groceries.
On the way to the market:
Kake is home to the tallest totem pole in Alaska (maybe the world) at something like 132 feet tall:
Otter, munching on something:
The forecast for Southern Chatham Strait was for 3 ft seas. At first it was super calm though:
Approaching Red Bluff Bay on Baranof Island:
We anchored and cooked up some pork tenderloin for dinner.
We left late and headed north to Baranof Hot Springs in Warm Springs Bay. On the way, Kevin and Deke caught 6 big rockfish. Oh, check out this crazy eco-tourism boat that anchored near us…with a helicopter on deck. Sweet!
Here's our track (33 nautical miles):