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Going Solar

We wanted to be able to increase the time between charging the house bank while away from the dock. After some research, we decided to add a solar charging system for the boat. A bit of background. We do not … Continue reading

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Heading for Home

We¬†started for home on Sunday.                 The skies were still very smoky but the water was calm as we headed down Homfray Channel and around Sarah Point             … Continue reading

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Melanie Cove and the Concert in the Smoke

We left Tenedos and headed into Refuge Cove for a few supplies and some water and then headed to “Downtown Desolation Sound” Prideaux Haven, Laura Cove and Melanie Cove were starting to fill up probably due to the free floating … Continue reading

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Tenedos and 5 Fathom Bay

Another return anchorage for us is 5 Fathom Bay in the North West corner of Tenedos. A quiet spot away from the “main” anchorage it is very shallow and a bit tricky to get in and out of but it … Continue reading

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Pendrell Sound

This year we anchored about half way up Pendrell sound on the North side in the bay just outside “The Lagoon” Another great spot, although this location can be subject to the wakes of transiting boats. Most are respectful of … Continue reading

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Walsh Cove 2017

We left Octopus Islands and headed to Walsh Cove We traveled through “Hole in the Wall” (another slack tide) We crossed Calm Passage, through Raza Passage down Pryce Channel before turning down Waddington Channel. The scenery is spectacular and we … Continue reading

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Octopus Islands 2017

After some local cruising this Spring we ventured North to Desolation Sound on July 20th. We stopped in Pender Harbour and Gorge Harbour before getting to our first anchorage at Octopus Island.     The Octopus Island Marine Park is … Continue reading

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Tolly Roger underway

Here’s a short Video of Tolly Roger underway in Desolation Sound this Summer CLICK HERE

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Wallace Island

We stopped by Wallace Island for a visit last week.                       We added our Tolly Roger sign       We’ve been to Wallace Island before and really like the … Continue reading

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2016 Cruising

Summer Cruising 2016 We started at SUCIA for the Canadian May long weekend. We were quite surprised that Fossil Bay was not very busy. We’ve walked from Fossil to Shallow many many times and I’ve never really looked at this … Continue reading

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