Circumnavigating Vancouver Island 2024

Back in 2003, we circumnavigated Vancouver Island, capturing wonderful memories. Now in 2024 we hope to re-visit this large island, and create some new memories!

25 May 2024 | Kains Island, BC
25 May 2024 | North Harbour, BC
22 May 2024 | Beaver Harbour, BC
19 May 2024 | Port McNeill, BC
18 May 2024 | Lagoon Cove, BC
17 May 2024 | Lagoon Cove, BC
14 May 2024 | Campbell River, BC
13 May 2024 | Denman Island, BC
12 May 2024 | Nanaimo, BC
11 May 2024 | Nanaimo, BC
10 May 2024 | Nanaimo, BC
08 May 2024 | Nanaimo, BC
06 May 2024 | Prevost Island, BC
05 May 2024 | Sidney Spit, BC
04 May 2024 | Victoria, BC
03 May 2024 | Victoria, BC
01 May 2024 | Astoria, Oregon
21 August 2022 | Portland, Oregon
19 August 2022 | Tongue Point, Astoria, Oregon
14 August 2022 | Friday Harbor, WA

Visiting with Billy Proctor at Echo Bay

30 July 2022 | Echo Bay, BC, Canada
George Stonecliffe
While in the Broughton Islands, we have always stopped at Echo Bay to visit with Billy Proctor. It's an enjoyable walk on a winding trail through a mixed forest from the Echo Bay Marina to Billy's house, museum, and gift shop. Billy is now 88 years old. His mind is still sharp even though he
is having more difficulty getting around. Billy has been a logger and a fisherman on these local islands most of his life. With the help of a local artist friend, he has written and published two books about his life and the local settlers. His homespun sense of humor, and clear historical
perspective have brought island life and its prospects alive. He has recently sold his fishing boat 'Ocean Dawn' to another local. We have a treasured painting of the boat in our Friday Harbor condominium. After conversing with Billy, we returned to our boat knowing he as lived a very full
Vessel Name: Julia Max
Vessel Make/Model: 45' Passport/Peterson Custom Ketch
Hailing Port: Portland, Oregon, USA
Crew: George and Sue Stonecliffe
About: The summer of 2024 will be spent heading north from Portland, OR to British Columbia, Canada; circumnavigating Vancouver Island, visiting Princess Louisa Inlet, and hopefully staying smoke free!
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Cruising through BC , Alaska, and home
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