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Today in Ketchikan

Airship Goes to Alaska 2016 This is a story about a bus ride. Here’s us today: coffee, work, work, work, breakfast, more work, go to the grocery store, back to the boat, more work, watch cruise ships leave, more work. Later we’re going to have dinner over at the Bar…


Airship to Alaska | Day 16 | Prince Rupert to Ketchikan

Airship Goes to Alaska 2016 Last night's Prince Rupert view from Airship: We set our alarm for 4am this morning to check the 4am weather and forecasted conditions for Dixon Entrance to make the final call about whether to go or wait. At Dixon Entrance East, waves were 1-2 meters.…

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Airship to Alaska | Day 9 | Crossing Cape Caution

Airship Goes to Alaska 2016 5:00am at Port McNeill Current Weather:Queen Charlotte Strait: Wind lightQueen Charlotte Sound: Wind lightCentral Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island: Wind light. Seas 1 metre or lessWest Sea Otter Buoy: Waves 0.7 metres at 15 seconds. Wind WSW 6 gusting to 8All the way…


The Ditch and The Payoff (Spoiler: More Humpbacks!)

Airship Goes to Alaska (and BC) Prince Rupert (AK) — Lowe Inlet (BC) — Khutze Inlet (BC) — Jackson Passage (BC) — Shearwater (BC) Sunday was a 58 mile day and a good chunk of it was in Grenville Channel. Grenville Channel is a 42-mile long narrow channel that locals…

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Ketchikan to Foggy Bay (and More Aurora Borealis!)

Airship Goes to Alaska I'm just gonna start with this: "Holy crap it's so amazing!!!" Okay now, continue reading. There will be more candy later. Downtown Ketchikan from the water: On Thursday morning we ran a few errands in Ketchikan (more Ray Troll shirts for friends, picking up some tax docs…


Sunset in Ketchikan

Airship Goes to Alaska That is straight outta the camera, no filters whatsoever. Incredible, isn't it? I couldn't make this sunset look real in Photoshop no matter how hard I tried. It was spectacular. Sure glad those cruise ships left! This is our view (same direction) this morning: The cruise…