Small Inlet, Johnstone Strait, Hilary, Two Whales Feeding and things that work

17-MAY-2017, Johnstone Strait – Yesterday morning we had two conflicting weather reports. Environment Canada said wind on the nose up Straits of Georgia and in to Johnstone Strait.

Our GRIB files said four knots the entire day.

The Strait outside Campbell river was flat and calm. As we made our decision to leave all 100 feet of Discovery, who was docked across the finger dock from us, powered up.

The night had been a real windstorm with moments of driving rain. When on an anchor, the boat general points into the wind. The portion of the cockpit in the dodger’s wind shadow stays dry. Continue reading “Small Inlet, Johnstone Strait, Hilary, Two Whales Feeding and things that work”

A pod of Humpback Whales feed near Hoonah

17-JUL-2016 – I’ll be trying to get a bunch of posts done today. I’m at the park ranger station at Glacier Park.

This video was taken on the ninth on our way to Hoonah.

The video is 12 minutes long, but I think it is worth watching. We did not get video of the actual bubble net feeding. Sorry.

I think it catches our excitement: