Continuing South Along Vancouver Island’s “Wild Side”

The next day began just as it Otter. 🤣😂🤣😂 (Couldn’t resist!) As we prepped to get under way the following morning, I spotted this cutie floating close to the boat all alone. No other otters in sight. I have to wonder… … Continue reading

Discovering Quatsino Sound, West Vancouver Island

After a night in Browning Inlet we headed for Koskimo Bay, a little farther up Quatsino Sound. We set out fairly early because we planned on kayaking up Mahatta Creek, which is best done at high tide. The usual sightings … Continue reading

Sailing On… To the West Side of Vancouver Island

Those of you who are regular readers here, know we lost Sadie while preparing to round the north end of Vancouver Island for our journey down the west side. At the time, I didn’t really care whether we continued or … Continue reading

Oh Canada… the Gulf Islands and Beyond

Gulf Islands, British Columbia, Canada

A month after departing Olympia we sailed into Canadian waters! First priority was going through customs which we did in Sydney Harbor. This is a sizable harbor with several marinas and yacht clubs. After “checking in” by phone (just that … Continue reading

British Columbia’s “Big Island”

After a month and a half of travel through western Canada I finally arrived on Vancouver Island. (It really IS a big island… the largest Pacific Island east of New Zealand!) I ended my last post with an overnight stay in … Continue reading