We left our mooring buoy in Montague at 10:35am bound for Sidney Spit.  13.60nm later at 1:45pm we arrived and tied up to a mooring buoy.  Sidney Spit is a 1 mile long sand spit connected to Sidney Island extending north.  At low tide the whole spit is exposed but at high tide the middle of the, Read More

We left Nanaimo at 8:30am to catch the last of the ebbing tide south through Dodd Narrows.  As we rounded Jack Point we were exposed to the Straight of Georgia, and things got just a little sloppy.  It quickly diminished as we cruised toward the narrows with a flotilla of boats moving south toward the narrows.  

I woke up at 5:10am to get the boat ready to leave and of course make coffee for our cruise to Nanaimo.  5:45am we departed Thetis Island Marina to catch the slack water at Dodd Narrows.  Julie and the kids still slept in their beds as I shoved off the dock with the navigation lights on, Read More