Of course for our last night in Alaska… Fynn and Kolby went swimming. Fynn even jumped in twice! Goodbye Glaciers, it has been awesome.
We still hadn’t been able to get a permit for the bear blind at Anan Bear Sanctuary. Here you can stand in a cabin overlooking the river and watch the bears fish. We had been getting a lot of conflicting information amount getting a permit but the one consistent was to just go and, Read More
We sailed with Yare for three more nights. It hard to part ways as this was both a goodbye to good friends and an acknowledgement of our trip coming to a close. And we have a lot of fun together. One day as we sailed down the Straight our two boats were perfectly matched, Read More
We have seen many whales in SE Alaska, mostly all have been humpbacks. By far the closest have been these two sleepers on the surface. We also enjoyed their more active neighbours.
Another town and another whirlwind! We arrived around 5pm and headed for pizza, afterwards Fynn and Opa reeled in some herring. The first day was devoured by the forestay replacement. Dad was a huge help in the morning, working right up till he left to catch their flight. Then came Tor and Jess and, Read More
Interesting name right? Apparently it was named after a guy entered at slack water then was stuck in the inlet until next slack water, which I guess he found pretty terrifying. Not sure what is so scary here though. Rather it is exceptionally beautiful – as Jess said it is like driving your boat, Read More
It was a whirlwind, dropping Ken and Tia off at Gustavas, having my stitches removed at the clinic then starting the 60 mile run to Juneau. On route a humpback passed just in front of our bow, then did a massive breach 100 yards off our stern, left a pec fin hanging then was, Read More
We had five nights in Glacier Bay and 4 of them were in perfect sunshine. Without the last day of low cloud and fog we may not have appreciated the sunshine for the glory that it was! We were welcomed into our first anchorage by a pod of humpbacks lunge feeding at the surface., Read More