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Re: PNW cruising (as Capt K says, pics are a thousand words)
« Reply #20 on: September 07, 2017, 03:05:00 PM »
Beautiful shots Frank, thank you so much for sharing them with us!
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Re: PNW cruising (as Capt K says, pics are a thousand words)
« Reply #21 on: September 10, 2017, 01:50:54 PM »
I anchored at Shoal Bay for a couple of days.
The anchorage looks right up "Phillips Arm" which is ever changing and to me, beautiful and more mystical overcast than sunny....

BTW..... I nearly fell out of the boat rounding the bend to Shoal Bay. I've never seen more than one other cruising boat there this late in the season. Thought maybe there was an Elvis sighting? Turns out the "cruising club of America" was on a tour and this was their stop for one night. Great folks and a mix of both power and sail.
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Re: PNW cruising (as Capt K says, pics are a thousand words)
« Reply #22 on: September 16, 2017, 06:22:51 PM »
As always nice pictures Frank!
Not to hijack the thread but whats going on with Allure? Is she safe & undamaged from Irma?
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Re: PNW cruising (as Capt K says, pics are a thousand words)
« Reply #23 on: September 18, 2017, 01:06:51 PM »
Dodged the bullet....This time....
She is blocked, cradled and strapped "on the hard" on Green Turtle Cay
They barely had any wind or rain...
Thanks for asking..
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Re: PNW cruising (as Capt K says, pics are a thousand words)
« Reply #24 on: September 18, 2017, 02:17:19 PM »
Hard not to be in "awe".....
Often...
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Re: PNW cruising (as Capt K says, pics are a thousand words)
« Reply #25 on: September 18, 2017, 02:22:52 PM »
This benign looking Narrows is Beazley Pass.
Right now a canoe could go through...
It will start running very shortly and build into a 9.5knot Narrows of twirls and whirlpools.
I tried going against it once with about a 3knot flow. Threw the boat around like it weighed 100lbs. The eddies are crazy! I couldn't imagine over 9...
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Re: PNW cruising (as Capt K says, pics are a thousand words)
« Reply #26 on: September 18, 2017, 02:25:58 PM »
Can't remember seeing as many humpbacks in as many different places as this year. Saw 2 Orcas early on and that Minke whale too. These two were so close today I sped up as I was getting nervous..
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Re: PNW cruising (as Capt K says, pics are a thousand words)
« Reply #27 on: September 18, 2017, 06:42:14 PM »
Now I know who's hogging all the whales!
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Re: PNW cruising (as Capt K says, pics are a thousand words)
« Reply #28 on: September 18, 2017, 10:52:00 PM »
Not hoggin....
Come on out..
Lots to go around!! 😄😄
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