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Circumnavigating Vancouver Island: Flotilla Days 6-7 - Port McNeill to Port Alexander

by Laura Domela 28 Aug 2018 06:38 UTC
Circumnavigating Vancouver Island © Laura Domela

Before leaving Port McNeill, we studied the weather obsessively. We had a plan A, plan B, plan C, maybe even a plan D. Basically, it looked like we might have an opportunity to get around Cape Scott on Saturday (day 6). We’d anchor in Sea Otter Cove, then continue to North Harbour in Quatsino Sound the following day. When we went to sleep in Port McNeill, this seemed to be the best option.

When we woke up, the wind at Cape Scott was already blowing, but Sunday (day 7) now looked good! We went back to sleep and figured we’d depart a little later and head for Port Alexander to stage for rounding Cape Scott on Sunday.

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