Monthly Archives: September 2012

Covert operation

21 August: Hartley Bay to Klemtu Chris had spent lots of time in quiet thought as he listened to the weather and looked at his charts and declared, ‘We have to try to get a tow to Klemtu guys’. We … Continue reading

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Sleep

20 August: Hartley Bay It’s still very quiet here and lots of time to relax and recover strength for the next legs of the journey. Today we had a look inside the long house and the museum, and watched a … Continue reading

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Hartley Bay

19 August: 7.5 NM from the East side of Grenville Channel to Hartley Bay View Larger Map We departed the emergency camp site on the East side of Grenville Channel at 7.30 in decent weather. Just around the corner was … Continue reading

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Fetch

18 August: 8.5 NM from the West side to the East side of Grenville Channel Early departure in adverse tide and wind conditions. We stopped every hour or so and then every twenty minutes for breaks because the going was … Continue reading

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Ghost Wolf

Ghost Wolf I’ve seen a wolf She wears a white veil. I’ve seen her twice And lost two hearts. But she has my spirit And I have hears. We’ll be together forever In that way. Like this:Like Loading…

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That sinking feeling (part two)

17 August: 8.5 NM from Lowe Inlet to the West side of Grenville Channel (part two) The canoe was only afloat because of the buoyancy of the cargo and other stuff that was held secure underneath the spray cover. The … Continue reading

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That sinking feeling (part one)

17 August: 8.5 NM from Lowe Inlet to the Westside of Grenville Channel At 1am we were up to reposition the canoe now that the higher high water had her afloat – and was that tide high! Bill had started … Continue reading

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Precarious position

16 August: Day ‘off’ at Lowe Inlet Bill came up with a great idea and rigged up two weights on a length of fishing line – the theory was that I could trawl the bottom and hook the anchor. That … Continue reading

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Lost anchor

15 August: 29 NM from Kumealon inlet to Lowe Inlet View Larger Map Today we had a productive day with a long trip from Kumealon to Lowe Inlet. Our journey was made easy by a favourable wind which allowed us … Continue reading

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