|Vessel Name:||Panta Rhei|
|Vessel Make/Model:||Able Apogee 50|
|Crew:||Larry and Karen|
It is a big brown one with a hump on its back. Watching it move slowly is a study in grace. It came down a small stream and browsed the beach (it is low tide) and then headed back up the stream. There is brush on the hillside so he disappeared.
We have arrived in Geographic Harbor (58d5.9mN 154d35.4mW). It has it all. Waterfalls, mountains, snow capped peaks, green alder brush, steep steep hillsides, narrow waterways, islands, calm wind, partial overcast but high so mountains are in full view. But, no bears yet. We arrived at 7:50 am. Their [...]
Our plans got a little adjusted this morning. We were up at 5 am planning a 100 mile passage to Geographic Harbor. But the wind in the anchorage is not at all representative of the wind on the passage. We got about an hour out of the anchorage, enough to move out of the shelter of islands and rocks, [...]
The pilot at Fish and Game (at the weir we visited) recommended this anchorage. Good suggestion! There is no swell (and there was plenty enroute) and we are anchored next to the most beautiful waterfall. Dahl Porpoises greeted us at the inlet entrance. They are very fast critters. We are hoping to see [...]
Last night we had the second fillet of the Sockeye Salmon which we shared with our new neighbors Ginger and Peter from SV Irene. They are home ported in Seattle also. We are both at the transient dock in Sand Point in the Schumigen Islands. And we are both waiting to go north. It turns out that even [...]