M/V New World

Two Seniors @ Sea

Swanson Harbor, Hoonah, and Glacier Bay

One stop along the way to Glacier Bay (GB) was Swanson Harbor. A true harbor of refuge with two floating docks; no charge. This harbor is very popular with cruisers and locals from Juneau. It's a place to get away from the city life and the hustle and...

Juneau Alaska, getting very close to Glacier bay

Alaska's capital city and you can only get here by boat or plane. No roads or trains.
We arrived by boat, obviously, hoping for a slip in Harris Harbor where we could obtain power. Such was not the case. We were assigned to Aurora Harbor where they...

Tracy Arm and Sawyer Glaciers

There is a small harbor at the entrance to Tracy Arm. We pulled in, foggy and rain, very limited visibility. As with entering any new harbor we proceeded slowly using our Chartplotter and our I-pad with Navionics. Nobody here! What tha heck.

Le Conte Glacier

We are in southeastern Alaska glacier country, at last. Glaciers abound all along the eastern shores of Frederick and Steven Sounds. This area is south of Juneau by about 85 miles. Our plan is to visit at least three realizing New World has a fiberglass...

Leaving Ketchikan

Now we once again turn north in search of the southeastern Alaska glaciers. Another day or two to get to Petersburg where there are several glaciers, one of which up the Tracy Arm is supposed to be spectacular. There are two glaciers here, North and South...

Ketchikan, Alaska

"The Salmon Capital of the World" or though the sign says. A bit pretentious if you ask me. But the locals certainly won't be asking me.

We refueled, another 260 gallons of diesel; 116 hours running our main engine; six hours running our...