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Tag Archives: cruising
A Sheet of Glass
There are days when the water looks like a sheet of glass. When you describe boating in Alaska to someone who has never been here, they think of wild water and towering waves. Television shows like The Deadliest Catch reinforce … Continue reading
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Size in Perspective
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Approaching Point Retreat Lighthouse
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Photo of the Week – Dry Pass, Prince of Wales Island
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Photo of the Week – Aurora Boat Basin
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Nordic Quest Ready for 2015 Alaska Charter Season
In two weeks, the Nordic Quest comes out of dry storage at Anacortes and will be provisioned for her trip north to Juneau. My crew is excited about our spring trip and we have lots of adventure planned along the route plus … Continue reading
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Photo of the Week – Cruising at Sunset
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Planning the Next Adventure Cruise
The Nordic Quest is now moored and well secured against winter storms as well as being winterized against whatever Juneau winter weather throws at her. There is not much I can do but recall memories of peaceful anchorages in small remote harbors, brazen dawns and … Continue reading
Posted in Alaska, Blogging, Cruising, Travel Hints Tagged Baranof Island, Chichagof Island, cruising, Kruzof Island Leave a comment
AIS Gets You Respect
A new feature on the Nordic Quest this year is AIS. We have added an Automatic Identification System transmitter and receiver to the Furuno navigation suite. This means that other vessels that are equipped with AIS show up on our … Continue reading
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