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Tag Archives: Juneau
We usually have a day or two in Juneau to coordinate everyone’s arrival at the airport, shopping for groceries, and generally getting ready for a couple weeks on the water. This means we also need to eat somewhere. One of … Continue reading
I think I have mentioned this before that winters in SE Alaska are hard on boats. Most remain moored at a slip in a harbor such as Harris, Aurora or Auke Bay in the Juneau area or at marinas in communities … Continue reading
It’s the 20th of May and we have departed Anacortes on our way back to Juneau. After clearing Canadian Customs at Bedwell Harbor, our itinerary includes stops at Nanaimo, Campbell River, Port Harvey, Namu, Pruth Bay, Shearwater, Prince Rupert, Ketchikan, … Continue reading
Every other year I make the trip from Juneau to Puget Sound and part of my winterization is performing basic maintenance and using North Harbor Diesel in Anacortes for dry storage. I like dry storage because not only is it … Continue reading
Due to a February trip to Nicaragua for some tarpon and bass fishing, my annual synopsis of the annual meeting of the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) and halibut fishing regulations got delayed. It had been two years since my … Continue reading
As is my habit, I have produced a video summary of this summer’s voyage in the Nordic Quest. Take a few of the best photos, a little video, a snippet of timelapse, a decent tune, and mix well… Nordic Quest … Continue reading
Not far from Juneau, about 25 miles as the crow flies that is, there is one of the top bear viewing sites in Southeast Alaska. It is located on the eastern shore of Admiralty Island, often called the “Fortress of … Continue reading