SailNet Community - View Single Post - Crossing Georgia Strait in T22
View Single Post
post #7 of Old 07-14-2010
mitiempo
Senior Member
 
mitiempo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
Posts: 7,735
Thanks: 0
Thanked 106 Times in 97 Posts
Rep Power: 9
   
I have crossed the Straight of Georgia in sailboats as small as 18' as well as larger. In daylight as well as at night. Watch your weather and if an experienced friend is along all the better. As Faster posted start with a reef if you expect rough weather. You can always shake it out if the breeze doesn't live up to the forecast.
While it isn't a direct help to crossing the Straight here's an interesting link.BigWaveDave - Windsurfing, Kiteboarding, marine weather, Victoria, Vancouver Island, coastal British Columbia, BC, Canada, windsurf, kiteboard, webcams, surfing, photos, kayaking Click on webcams at the top of the page for current conditions in many places along Vancouver Island. A neighbor uses this site a lot, except he hopes for calm conditions as he is an avid fisherman.

Brian
Living aboard in Victoria Harbour
mitiempo is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome