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The Most Humpbacks We’ve Ever Seen Bubble-net Feeding in One Group

We had the most amazing day last Friday, cruising from Tenakee Springs to Hoonah. Just outside of Tenakee Inlet we found ourselves in the midst of about 20 humpback whales. This is not the most whales we’ve seen in one spot, but it’s definitely the largest group we’ve ever seen…

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We Made it to Alaska!

We didn’t leave Prince Rupert on Wednesday until about 2:30pm to cross Dixon Entrance because the weather wasn’t cooperating until then. (More info on our Dixon Entrance crossing here, if you’re interested in the details.) We made a very good choice in our timing, and we rewarded with relatively calm seas…

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Flotilla to Alaska | Update from Prince Rupert

Day 16 of the Slowboat Flotilla to Alaska and we’re about halfway to Sitka. We’ve had some fantastic adventures since I last checked in, and we’ve documented all of them over on Slowboat, but if you aren’t following the flotilla over there, here are some highlights: We had a great…

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The Flotilla is Underway!

And we’re off! The Slowboat 2017 Flotilla to Alaska officially left Roche Harbor yesterday morning and had a beautiful, calm cruise up to Silva Bay Resort and Marina on Gabriola Island. This is such a great group of people! All of the flotilla participants have already spent time in the Gulf Islands, so…

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Provisioning for Our Trip Up the Inside Passage

This Costco shopping cart doesn’t look all that bad, considering we bought some stuff for the boat and some stuff for home! I thought I’d share with you some of our favorite Costco provisions, since I’m focused on this subject right now. Shelf-stable Organic Bake-at-Home (or bake-on-a-boat) Sourdough Bread. This stuff is…

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