United States
San Juan County

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  • Day11

    Reid Harbor on Stewart Island

    July 7, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    We sailed to Stewart Island today, which is as close to the Canadian border as it gets as it is still closed due to Covid. Sailed for a little while until the wind died, then I motored us into the bay where we anchored. The weather seems to be turning. It was more chilly and clouds are coming in. It’s a beautiful evening though, the clouds went away and we are having steak dinner on the cockpit.Read more

  • Day12

    Friday Harbor

    July 8, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 13 °C

    Andy, Kristina and Terry went for a hike on Stuart island in the morning and came across some 🦦 otters that were playing in the water. It was a beautiful day although a bit chilly. In the afternoon we went on a 5 hr sail to Friday Harbor. After arrival we went for a nice dinner at ‘Bluewater’ restaurant where we could overlook the harbor.Read more

  • Day15

    Open Bay

    July 11, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    We decided to stay in Roche Harbor for another day as the forecast predicted rain for the afternoon. Andy wanted to do some more fishing so we left for open Bay in the late morning. I took the boat out of the slip and also put it back in when we returned. We fished for about 4 hours but did not get one fish! It also started raining as predicted and I am so glad I had bought some rain gear before we left. Luckily the weather cleared back up in the evening and we had a nice chicken dinner on board.
    The real cool thing about the water here is that it not only is very deep (over 1,000 ft in some places) but where the currents converge between the islands, it creates eddies and the water looks like it was in a washing machine while just a few feet away it is totally calm. There are also plenty of logs and kelp one has to look out for floating in the water, and the most dangerous are the rocks that are hidden just beneath the water surface. The tides here can vary up to 10 feet between high and low tide!
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  • Day16

    Rosario Harbor

    July 12, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 16 °C

    We played a round of Bocce before we left Roche harbor. It’s another beautiful day - shorts weather! Kristina took the boat out of the slip and is taking us to Rosario Harbor. We are expecting about a 4.5 hr ride. We had to motor most of the way but once we were in the bay the wind picked up and we sailed for about 2 hrs before going into our slip. Had a nice dinner at the restaurant that overlooked the harbor and had a unique encounter with some deer. Rounded off the day with a fun evening playing cards against Humanity with Kristina and Terry.Read more

  • Day4

    Too Tired To Update

    April 4, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 11 °C

    I forgot to post so much over the last few days but it has been a blast. We threw Allen a birthday party. Went on a fun field trip. I went home over the weekend and grabbed a bunch of stuff I forgot to bring with me before.Read more

  • Day9

    Sucia Island

    July 5, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 15 °C

    We motored from Bellingham Harbor to Sucia island today, leaving at 10 am and arriving at 2pm. We were lucky to get one of the 12 mooring balls. Andy was at the helm leaving our slip and bringing the boat up to the mooring ball. It was a beautiful day today but not enough wind to go sailing. However we saw some seals and dolphins on the way. Andy did some trolling along the way but without success. He took the kayak out ad went for a paddle when we made it to Sucia. The plan is to stay here for two nights and do some beach combing and hiking. Terry and Don are making dinner- we are having chicken and baked potato! Tonight was a full moon and Jupiter just to the right of it.Read more

  • Day6

    Clarke Island

    July 2, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C

    Another rainy day and not much wind. Yet we had some time to practice our sailing skills and I did some tacking and jibing. I also motored us up to the mooring ball where we spent the night at Clarke Island after an adventurous hike and a jolly dinner of wine, cheese and salami around a camp fire.Read more

  • Day13

    Friday Harbor Day 2

    July 9, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    We decided to stay for a second day. We registered the boat in the morning and then went to the supermarket downtown to do some provisioning. Later Andy and I set out for a walk around town while Kristina walked 3 miles to a lavender farm. Andy and I met up with Don and Terry after our walk and we found a nice little restaurant for lunch. Back on the boat Andy whipped up a batch of brownies and we had homemade burgers for dinner.Read more

  • Day17

    Rosario Harbor and Cascade Lake

    July 13, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Andy, Kristina and I went on a 10 mile hike today to Cascade lake through a nice wooded area that reminded me a lot of Germany. The weather was perfect.. a blue sky and just the right temperature for walking. We had picnic lunch at cascade falls before returning back to our boat. A deer appeared right in front of me and I was so startled that it took off. Since hunting is not allowed on this island, the deer is not very shy. We had a delicious spaghetti dinner on the boat this evening and had about 6-8 otters playing on the dinghy dock next to us. Unfortunately it was already too dark to take a picture! We also saw the deer in the meadow again. Apparently they come down every dusk to feed.Read more

  • Day18

    Watmough Bay

    July 14, 2020 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 17 °C

    Left Rosario at 10 this morning and motored to Watmough Bay. It’s been another gorgeous day but no wind. Upon arrival we saw some otters eating some fish in the rocks and after some downtime we took the dinghy to the beach to go on a short hike. We spend some more time on the beach and watched some locals swim in the below 50 degree F water. Kristina was the most courageous one of us to dip her feet into the cold bay. The view from here is breathtaking with Mount St Helens as a backdrop.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

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