On Thursday, September 15, the GPS receiver on Braesail’s AIS system quit working. We can see other boats just fine, … Continue reading Finding (captain?) Nemo? (UPDATED September 18)
It was wonderful to sleep late on a warm Saturday morning (September 24) and awaken to benign weather before tackling … Continue reading Happiness in Henry Bay
. . . we went for nearly six hours today (Friday, September 23)! We were not sailing but motoring directly … Continue reading Some. And then “over the BOUNDING main” . . .
It’s the 6-month “anniversary” of our departure from Anacortes on Braesail (Thursday, September 22) and it’s another beautiful day of … Continue reading Any success with the GPS?
This morning (Wednesday, September 21), we enjoyed the almost-too-much sunshine in the cockpit (our sun porch) and had a pleasant … Continue reading Octopus Woman in Campbell River
Tuesday, September 20, has been another day of magnificent weather, with a high in the low 80s F.! We spent … Continue reading In the Octopus Islands (there are far more than eight of them!)
Silent shafts of shimmering sunshine greeted us on Monday morning, and by about 10:30 am we were motoring out of … Continue reading Piscatorial acrobatics in the bay
Braesail and her crew enjoyed a fully sunny but cool Sunday in Douglas Bay. We spent our time reading and … Continue reading At rest in Douglas Bay
Four full hours of delightful, easy downwind SAILING in Johnstone Strait on a cool, shiny afternoon at speeds as high … Continue reading Forward to Forward Harbour
Waddington Bay was gorgeous by the time we left shortly after noon on Friday, September 16. We motored to and … Continue reading Dockside dining in Lagoon Cove
When Walt raised Braesail’s anchor on Tuesday afternoon in Turnbull Cove, he saw that a good-sized crab was grasping the … Continue reading Coracle runs the rapids