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Packing for the Boat

It is that time again… Time to pack the back and get on a flight to Juneau. But what will I need and what can be left behind? After many years of packing for boating trips in Alaska I have … Continue reading

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British Columbia from Above

How many times have I flown up this coastline? I look down on the many islands, waterways, fiords and glaciers of British Columbia. I have oft wondered what beauties could be discovered by boating through that maze of water and … Continue reading

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Bareboat Chartering in SE Alaska

The Nordic Quest has only three available charter periods remaining for the 2012 season. Two prime times available – July 5-15 (11 days) and August 10-23 (14 days). There are also discounted charter days available in May. The second week in … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Fish On

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The Marble Grotto

I have a special place that I like to visit whenever cruising the east shoreline of Baranof and Chichagof Islands. It is a unique geologic formation and not one you would normally expect to find in Southeast Alaska unless you … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Point Retreat Lighthouse, Admiralty Island

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Considering Another World

When cruising the waters of SE Alaska you shop for supplies in the same stores as local folks, use the same harbors, and often tie up or anchor for the night next to the working boats. You are provided a front row … Continue reading

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