Oh the pressure of making decisions! After a very blustery and rainy night we again woke to sunshine only to have the clouds move in along with a little drizzle. During our stay at Reid Harbor we had nixed the cell phones as we were not sure if our plan covered Canada and being on … Continue reading Reid Harbor – Friday Harbor – Port Ludlow – Home
We woke late as slack wasn't until after 1100. Left under clouds and drizzle but once we got into Rosario the clouds broke into beautiful sunshine. Wind was on the nose but we arrived in Echo Bay at 1600.We went ashore to register then took a quick hike over to Shallow Bay where the China … Continue reading Day 2 –
We have a lot of catching up to do but wanted to give you a quick update. pellucidar left the dock this afternoon for her longest adventure yet. Wether was overcast and drizzly but that did not dampen our spirits! Our first leg was to Hope Island then we will transit Deception Pass tomorrow with … Continue reading We did it!
The next morning greeted us with bright, warm sunshine! What a difference a day makes! We spent the morning slowly watching the bay wake up as the sun continued to rise above the hills protecting us in Reid Harbor. After coffee and breakfast, we jumped into the "Dingy Boat" and traveled to the park dock … Continue reading A Beautiful Day in Reid Harbor
The kids caught the early ferry Sunday morning heading back home. We were sad to see them go but our hearts were full as we watched them drive out of the marina. Once we got back to the boat we notice Geoffrey was missing. At first we suspected he deserted but the more we talked … Continue reading S/V Pellucidar crew is back to two!’
My, what a difference a day makes! The weather, as predicted, took a turn around midnight. The rain came in and wind was gusting into the mid teens. We have an anchor alarm but I was up a few times checking to make sure we were secure. Boats and rocks don't mix well. But we … Continue reading Swab Owen comes to visit! ** Warning – Lots of Owen pics **
There comes a time when all the planning, preparation, repairs and jaw jacking come to the point where you either pull the trigger or move to another country. We have been humbled by the outpouring of love and generosity felt over the last few weeks from my family, customers, co-workers (also family) and friends. It … Continue reading The Wait Is Over