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Living the dream on a Nordhavn 40

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Fjords and Mountains

We left Pender Harbour after the usual morning walk and grabbing a replacement zinc from the local marine store, heading for Malibu...

Plumper Cove to Pender Harbour

A great passage, in completely calm seas and no winds. After a few hours of keeping watch, I asked Di if she'd take over, which she was...

Plumper Cove Marine Park

Plumper Cove has a number of mooring balls, but unsurprisingly since we'd arrived late on a Friday all were taken. No big deal since we...

Di Crossed the Georgia Strait

Leaving Ladysmith behind us to time our arrival at Porlier Passage for slack tide was an abnormally pleasant experience, as we didn't...

Featured on Cruising Odyssey

Thanks to Peter Janssen for featuring our little corner of the power boating world on his site. https://cruisingodyssey.com/2019/07/18/th...

Ladysmith Marina.... Almost!

-"Ladysmith Marina, this is Enfin. Echo November Foxtrott India November" -"Enfin, this is Ladysmith Marina. Your assigned berth is C85"...

Thetis Island

After a long day from Montague to Wallace then to Thetis, we arrived too late for the marina. So, we anchored at the entrance of the cove...

First Solo Flight!

A momentous event for every pilot. Similarly, taking a boat out on your own for the first time is also a momentous event. Today was Di's...

Princess Cove to Thetis Island

The guides warned us the cove is fairly small, surrounded by rocks and that we'd need to stern tie. We have never stern tied Enfin, and...

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

We arrived in Port Sidney Marina just after checking time, with a long list of things to do, groceries and hardware to buy. At first,...

Ready is as Ready Does

When I learned to fly, ages ago, my instructor would tell me that I should never ever be flying around without "doing something useful"....

Portland Island

A beautiful little island offered to the government by Princess Margaret, now the whole island is part of the Gulf Islands National Park...

Cabbage to Portland Island

We left Cabbage Island and its "Little Mermaid" the day after Canada Day, heading for Portland Island. A murky and grey day with confused...

Cabbage Island

We left Narvaez Bay in glorious calm weather. As soon as the anchor was up, Di took the helm and steered the boat all the way to the...

Croissant Emergency. Let them Eat Waffles

We moved from Poet's Cove to Saturna Island's Narvaez Bay with a low SCR. Strategic Croissant Reserve. Only 2 croissants left in the...

Poet's Cove

Just a great place to spend a few days. Excellent walks in the park. Nice resort nearby and plenty of things to do. A small surprise one...

Sidney, Part II

This time they get croissants. Making our way from Victoria we arrived just in time for marina checking, and after tidying the lines,...

Captain, Follow this Plane!

Transiting Victoria Harbour requires more vigilance than most ports around here. The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) enforces...

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