Author Archive | Kirsten


Waiting out weather in Effingham Bay

I miss heat. And being dry. We spent three rainy, shivery nights in Effingham Bay. With weather like this I really miss having a heater. When the rain sets in everything is wet. My feet are always wet. And cold. At the end of the day we peel off our damp clothes, put on our […]

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Exploring Prideaux Haven

We pulled ourselves away from Tribune and headed to Comox for one last provisioning run before heading into Desolation Sound. Freshly showered, and topped off with water and food, we set sail for Prideaux Haven in Desolation Sound. Uncharacteristically, we enjoyed a nice sail downwind up the Strait of Georgia. Hands down, it was the […]

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3 days in Watmough Bay

It isn’t until we arrive at Watmough Bay that we truly feel like we are out cruising. We were a bit frazzled and exhausted from our camper van adventure followed by the week of crazy trip prep in Seattle so we took our time in Watmough to let the islands start to sink in. We […]

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The friendly folks of Port Alberni

Our next stop was Port Alberni Yacht Club. Jason had read that the people were friendly and we could all use a shower so it seemed like a good choice. We tied up at the dock and hopped off Marinero to check things out. Happy hour was already in full swing so we grabbed chips, […]

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