Follow The North Star …she attempted to tie herself to a wall in the rolling galley. The thought of leaving Shearwater by sea is too traumatic. If I am jumping ship this is my last chance to do so. Shearwater is located on Denny Island across the water from Bella Bella, a native seaside community […]
Ivory Island In the previous adventure; the Audrey Eleanor and crew take a beating while trying to creep undetected past the furies and Mother Nature into Milbanke Sound and through Reid Channel. They manage to escape after 20-foot seas threaten to roll them side over side and dredge them into the ocean floor: It is […]
The Captain looks at me for a moment, “I have to try something that I’ve never done before,” he yells, ‘hang on!” A huge wave slams into the bow; the water is thrown way up and over the flying bridge.
Loose Lines Sink Ships …we streak (literally) towards the dock. Waves crash over us and the dock as we scramble and fall trying to reach the Audrey Eleanor. Grenville Channel, south of Prince Rupert, is deep, dark, long and narrow. Without a north wind, it is well protected. With the north wind a-blowing you are […]
Mice in The Hice We are docked in Prince Rupert, B.C. It feels great to be back in Canadian waters. Audrey has been de-registered in record time thanks to Sheila (she is amazing) and we are once again Canadian registered with our home Port being Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. We were never boarded by the U.S. […]