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Category Archives: Chartering
Have a great photo taken somewhere in SE Alaska? Glaciers, icebergs, wildlife, mountains, or rivers? Send it to the webmaster along with your permission to post and we will consider using it for our photo of the week. Must be … Continue reading
Any sort of water activities, fishing or scuba diving, off the Kohala coast of Hawaii’s Big Island in winter involves a chance of seeing a whale. Boat or drive north of Kawaihae and the odds approach certainty that you will see … Continue reading
Seasonally the Humpback whales that visit Alaskan waters in the Summer spend their winter months enjoying the warm waters around the Hawaiian Islands. We just completed a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii. One of the many highlights of … Continue reading
Wow, it is nearly the end of January. While the Nordic Quest is riding out near zero temperatures in a Juneau harbor, I’m looking at steady snow, wind and rain here at home with not much change in the forecast for the … Continue reading
Funter bay is very well located anchorage for boaters about half a day’s journey from Juneau via Gastineau Channel and Stephens Passage. This excellent anchorage is conveniently located for trips into Icy Strait, Peril Strait, or simply journeys up and … Continue reading
Any wildlife photographer knows that getting The Shot is all about planning and patience, and perhaps a little luck. Not much we can do about the luck part, sometimes the bear just walks away. But there are ways to improve the first two items. … Continue reading