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  1. South East Alaska 2016

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Another boating season is about to start in southeast Alaska. Who's going to be in the area this season, it would be fun know who to keep keep a watch for, and to meet up with some fellow sailneter's. Our plan is to leave Wrangell mid April to Hoonah, then spend late May and early June visiting...
  2. Williwa Southbound: Inside Passage Alaska to Puget Sound

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    The continuing saga of the Vega 27 "Williwa" cruising down the inside passage from Petersburg, AK to Puget Sound. Day 30: Many weather delays. Most recently we spent six days at an abandoned fishing camp in Rivers Inlet on Penrose Island waiting for gales to settle down so we could safely...
  3. Spring?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Yesterday, and for the past two weeks, it looked like spring had arrived. I was planning to take the covers off and start getting things sorted out in preparation for our departure. Today it's snowing :confused:
  4. Where to winter (In SE Alaska)

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Sitka pretty much ruled out. New harbor rates effective 1 Oct make it too expensive. We are presently tied alongside the public float in Port Alexander, a community I can only describe as "Charming"; and I mean that in the nicest possible way. If they had electricity at the dock we would...
  5. Autism on a Sailboat?

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    I married a Kiwi who lets me run away to my boat as much as needed. Once I was gone a whole year. But it all ended when my son who is autistic and (now 30) was abused in a care home. The only options offered was to either go get him or let that abuse continue. The two years since I spent...
  6. Sailing in to Wild Alaska. Watch these videos

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