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2016 Winter Trip to the South Sound (December/January 2016/2017)

Our friends from Maryland, John and Ellyn, came out to Seattle for a leisurely weeklong trip on the Gyrfalcon.  There’s nothing quite as relaxing as being in a warm boat on calm seas in the winter in the PNW.  Thanks … Continue reading

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2016 Trip to Victoria BC (August/September 2016)

For the past several years, we have been going to the San Juan Islands, the Gulf Islands, and Vancouver Island BC during the week ending in Labor Day.  Here’s a high level overview of our route. We end up in … Continue reading

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2016 Cruise to the Broughtons Part 3 (July 17-23)

We were heading into our last week aboard the Gyrfalcon. July 17 (Day 17: East of Eden to Pierre’s at Echo Bay to Simoom Sound) We spent a leisurely morning in East of Eden, then headed up Fife Passage.  We … Continue reading

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2016 Cruise to the Broughtons Part 2 (July 9-17)

July 9 (Day 9:  Day at Pierre’s Echo Bay) Our guests for the first week were gone.  This is was our day by ourselves at Echo Bay.  We did laundry, cleaning, projects, etc.  All in all a good day. One … Continue reading

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2016 Cruise to the Broughtons Part 1 (July 1-8)

This is a long (almost a year) overdue series of blogs.  A lot has happened.  I (Nancy) had been transferred to San Francisco in the beginning of 2016 when my employer closed up shop in Seattle.  Trying to work in … Continue reading

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Updates since last summer

It’s been awhile since we updated the blog.  We’ve gone on a few trips, and made some more upgrades. Here are the highlights of the last half of 2015 and the first half of 2016:  Lots of pictures, not much … Continue reading

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Week 3: Summer cruise to Desolation Sound

Week Three Here’s an overview of Desolation Sound (screenshot of Google Maps).  We started the third week anchored in the east part of Desolation Sound, anchored on a bay on the mainland of BC. We also thought those of you … Continue reading

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