Voyage of the SV Terrwyn

Bill and Cathy Norrie are co-caps on their beautiful yacht, Terrwyn and together they are voyaging around the world.

09 April 2015 | Grenada
01 April 2015 | 10 40'N:61 38'W, CrewsInn, Chaguaramas, Trinidad, Caribbean
29 March 2015 | 12 00'N:61 44'W, Hog Island Caribbean
29 March 2015 | 12 00'N:61 44'W, Grenada, Caribbean
28 March 2015 | 12 00'N:61 44'W, Grenada, Caribbean
25 March 2015 | 12 00'N:61 44'W, Grenada, Caribbean
24 March 2015 | 12 00'N:61 44'W, Grenada, Caribbean
23 March 2015 | 12 00'N:61 44'W, Grenada, Caribbean
12 March 2015 | 12 27'N:61 29'W, Tyrell Bay, Carriacou Island, Caribbean
06 March 2015 | 12 27'N:61 29'W, Union Island
06 March 2015 | 12 27'N:61 29'W, Union Island
24 February 2015 | 12 38'N:61 22'W, Tobago Cays
24 February 2015 | 12 38'N:61 22'W, Tobago Cays
19 February 2015 | 13 16'N:59 39'W, Bridgetown Barbados
19 February 2015 | 13 16'N:59 39'W, Bridgetown Barbados
19 February 2015 | 13 16'N:59 39'W, Bridgetown Barbados
19 February 2015 | 13 16'N:59 39'W, Bridgetown Barbados
14 February 2015 | 13 16'N:59 39'W, Port St. Charles Barbados
13 February 2015 | 12 20'N:58 50'W, Just off Barbados

Terrwyn Sails on... With Her New Owner

19 October 2016 | Friday Harbour, Washington.
We are now a one boat family! Yes, we sold our precious Terrwyn, who so ably took us around the world.

Last week we sailed our BCC 28 Pixie from Port Townsend back to Canadian waters (she proudly wearing her new Hasse, Port Townsend sails and Best Coast Canvas sail covers and dodger).

Whilst docked at overnight at Friday Harbour who did we bump into (not literally, thank goodness) but Terrwyn and her new owner bringing her to her new home.

It was a sentimental visit but there were no tears shed as we knew that Terrwyn had found a safe new home and loving owner. After helping Terrwyn into her new slip we sailed Pixie back home to Canada.

This closes one chapter and we are eager to sail into exciting new chapters. Who knows where Pixie will take us?

Tying The Knot Party

28 August 2016
After circumnavigating around the world co-skippers Cathy and Bill were ready to celebrate! Over 80 people joined them for this occasion in the garden of The Latch Inn, Sidney , B.C. Many of our guests traveled from afar... Paul and Catherine even sailed from New Zealand to be there to celebrate with us.

What fun we had and the food that was served by Luigi and Valeria, owners and chefs of The Latch, was delicious. The crowning touch were the two Baked Alaska cakes.

Throughout the dinner the music from the SV Terrwyn's Playlist was played interrupted at times with spontaneous singing of favourite sea shanties. "Roll the Old Chariot Along" and "Barrett's Privateers" were the favourites that night.

Whale of a Welcome!

18 June 2016 | 48 17'N:124 03'W, Strait of Juan de Fuca
Poppy
What a welcome!

Yesterday, sailing from Bamfield approaching the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca we came across a pod of Grey Whales. We spent an hour watching them majestically moving through the water. Breaching, spy hopping and diving they gave us a show that neither of us had ever experienced before ... nowhere in the world. We finally decided to move on or we would have been arriving in Neah Bay after dark. We couldn't believe it when the whales moved with us and escorted us along the Canadian coast until we headed across to the U.S.

Thank you Canadian Grey Whales for our welcome home show!
Vessel Name: Terrwyn
Vessel Make/Model: Pacific Seacraft Crealock 37
Hailing Port: Victoria, B.C., Canada
Crew: Bill and Cathy Norrie (AKA Scuppers and Pipper)
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SV Terrwyn has completed her circumnavigation of the world with her co-skippers Catherine (AKA Poppy) and William (AKA Scuppers) now getting used to their land legs. Getting off the boat successfully onto terra firma can be a challenge. [...]
Extra: Bill and Cathy are co-caps and together on their beautiful yacht, SV Terrwyn they are travelling around the world. We hope you enjoy travelling with us and we love to read any comments that you might leave.
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Who: Bill and Cathy Norrie (AKA Scuppers and Pipper)
Port: Victoria, B.C., Canada