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Category: San Juan Islands

Boat Projects, and Another Night at Cypress Island

We spent the past two days working on boat projects in Anacortes, and finished up today with enough time to head out to Cypress Island for another night. Always good to test things after maintenance projects. As soon as we grabbed a mooring ball, I suggested Kevin take up the…

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Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, No Whales

We arrived at Roche Harbor yesterday afternoon after a nice cruise over from Sucia Island. We coordinated with Bruce and Dorsey (American Tug “Esmeralde”) and decided to meet up at McMillin’s later on for dinner (photo above taken from our table in the restaurant…not a bad view!) We had a lovely…

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Quick Trip to the Boat | Day 2 | Orcas Island to Decatur Island

Sunrise at Double Island anchorage on Orcas yesterday morning (above: Double Island on the left, Alegria Island on the right). This anchorage is pretty great. It was so still overnight (a little too still, in fact!) Kevin flew his new Mavic Pro drone in the morning and got some gorgeous shots: Alegria Island: Orcas…

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Decatur Island, Hope Island, and Deception Pass at Max Ebb

We left Jones Island early on Saturday morning so we could pick up Anna (Sam’s girlfriend) in Friday Harbor. She was flying in from Seattle by float plane, but her flight left an hour late from Seattle so we went out to breakfast and shopped for some more groceries to…

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Smuggler Cove to Salt Spring Island to Jones Island

Yesterday morning at Smuggler Cove looked just as pretty as sunset did the night before! We cruised easily across the Strait of Georgia and arrived in Ganges Harbor on Salt Spring Island right around sunset (~4:30pm). We met up with our friends Michael and Nancy at the marina, and they…

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