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Airship to Alaska | Day 10 | Fury Cove to Shearwater BC

Airship Goes to Alaska 2016 Our Cape Caution crossing yesterday was nice and calm and uneventful, just like we like it!  We weren't planning to cut through the Walker Group, but as we passed by that inviting opening, I decided to cut through after all. It's so pretty in there!!…

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Airship to Alaska | Day 7 | Port Harvey to Echo Bay BC

Airship Goes to Alaska 2016 We slept in at Port Harvey this morning…had some coffee, pulled the crab traps (two too small Red Rock crabs) and chatted with George a bit more before leaving the dock and heading toward Echo Bay to see Pierre. It's still early in the season,…

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Airship to Alaska | Day 5 | Squirrel Cove to Shoal Bay BC

Airship Goes to Alaska 2016 We got up early (5:30am!) to make the 3 hour cruise up to Dent Rapids. Looks like it’s going to be another gorgeous day. After we’d woken up a bit, I cooked some breakfast for us (bacon and eggs underway, woohoo!) and we made it…

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Airship to Alaska | Day 4 | Lund to Squirrel Cove

Airship Goes to Alaska 2016 We got up early this morning in Lund and headed up to Nancy's for breakfast (and a couple of blackberry cinnamon rolls to go). Prawn season opened today, so the docks were crowded with prawn traps and buoys being loaded onto fishing boats. We left after…

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Airship to Alaska | Day 3 | Newcastle Island to Lund, BC

Airship Goes to Alaska 2016 Airship at dusk, last night at our Newcastle Island moorage (with Nanaimo in the background): We left Newcastle Island this morning around 8am. We originally thought we'd head up the east side of Vancouver Island to Comox, but the weather was so beautiful and the…

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Airship to Alaska | Day 2 | Roche Harbor to Newcastle Island, BC

Airship Goes to Alaska 2016 We left Roche Harbor this morning after a lovely evening with near perfect weather. Check out the light on the chapel last night!   At sunset, the Roche Harbor Color Guard does a flag ceremony where they take down the flags (the Washington State flag,…

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