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Circumnavigating Vancouver Island Flotilla - Day 8 - Port Alexander to Bull Harbour

by Laura Domela & Sam Landsman 4 Sep 2018 05:29 UTC
Circumnavigating Vancouver Island Flotilla - Day 8 © Sam Landsman

After two nights at Port Alexander, we were ready to move on. The weather at Cape Scott still was a bit bumpier than we’d prefer, so we made the short trip to Bull Harbour. The next day looked better. In fact, the next day looked like the beginning of four days of light winds on the northwest coast of Vancouver Island. Perfect!

Bull Harbour is the last good, all-weather anchorage before rounding Cape Scott. It’s a pretty spot, with sea stacks and sea caves at the entrance, dramatic bluffs, and a spacious, easy anchorage. Ashore, the land belongs to the Tlatalsikwala Native Band and they request that visitors obtain permission before going ashore. Last time, nobody responded to our radio calls, so we stayed on the boats. This time, someone said we were welcome to come ashore, so off we went!

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