Wednesday, July 8, 2009

We're off again... to Barkley Sound... Woof Woof

The 7:00 pm ferry leaving Sidney Harbour.

Wednesday July 8, 2009
Leave: Our dock 1245
Trip log: 0.0nm
Our first stop will be fuel and water in Chemainus.
Fuel: 82 lt $76.57 Hours: 1479
Water: both tanks full.
Through Sansum Narrows, around the south end of Saltspring Island to Portland Island.
The winds were either right on our nose or non existant all day, so we have had to run the motor. Once we get the anchor down it will be nice to listen to the peace and quiet.
Arrive: Portland Island, Princess Bay 2000
Trip log: 30.4 nm
Portland Island was given to Princess Margaret (1958) as a gift, but then in 1967 she gave it back to the province to make into a marine park. Another island that is very close by, Brackman Island is a nature reserve created by The NCC.