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Nordic Quest for Sale

So many years of boating in SE Alaska. So many memories of great times. This site hosts a great number of them. But the time has come to end my sea going days. To the disappointment of so many friends … Continue reading

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Inside Passage 2018

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Walk-Through Video for the Nordic Quest

JMYS has posted a very nice video of the Nordic Quest.

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A Day of Remembrance

This Memorial Day I have someone special to remember–the grandfather I never met. In fact, I had never known much of anything about Fred Harmon Cooper, the person after whom I am named. He was presumably divorced from my grandmother … Continue reading

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2018 Halibut Fishing Regulations Issued for SE Alaska

Well, the halibut regulations for SE Alaska waters are finally available and after some rather historic deliberations are pretty much the same as 2017. That is, if you are a non-guided sport fisherman. You are not so lucky if you … Continue reading

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Managing Your Halibut Catch Under the New Rules

Any recreational or non-guided fisherman¬†who has fished for Pacific halibut in Southeast Alaska this last several years knows that there has been increased enforcement of the IPHA rules for processing your catch. I have had to alter my whole approach … Continue reading

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Latest Thriller Novel by Fredrick Cooper

Taking an Alaskan cruise just begs having a great novel to read. My latest thriller novel set in Southeast Alaska is perfect for those days at sea. Here is a blurb that is sure to grab your attention. All my … Continue reading

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Special Limited Offer

There¬†are only a few weeks of remaining availability for the Nordic Quest for bareboat charter in 2016 and for a limited time, a $300 per day refund is being offered directly by the owner. But you have to make your … Continue reading

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It is May and Time to Travel North to Alaska

The geese and ducks are flying north by the thousands. The spring flowers are blooming. The humpback whales migrating from Hawaiian waters are nearing their destination. It is time to plan and make reservations for Alaska. Whether it is a … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

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