Thursday, August 2, 2007

Hope Island beach

Aug 1, 2007
Time: 1115 Hrs: 1080.5
Humidity: 68% Temp: 19 C, low fog, clear sky, looks like it will be a beautiful sunny day, finally!!
Lv: Bull Harbour, Hope Island.
Course: Goletas Channel > past Port Hardy to Beaver Harbour > Patrician Cove
This will be our first opportunity to do some navigating in fog (no problem, but it really wasn’t very thick). The sun burned it off after about 2 hours and we enjoyed our first sunny day in a long time. We put up the sails in a nice 10-15 knot wind from behind and cruised smoothly down the channel and almost right up to our anchorage.
Arv: Patrician Cove, Vancouver Island (near Fort Rupert)
Lat: 50 43.48 N
Lon: 127 24.87 W
Time: 1745
Trip: 25.5 nm Log: 4428.9 nm
Wind is still blowing at 15 knots but we got a good hold with the anchor.