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Circumnavigating Vancouver Island, Flotilla Day 16, Hisnit Inlet to Friendly Cove

by Laura Domela 10 Sep 03:43 UTC
Circumnavigating Vancouver Island Flotilla: Day 16 © Laura Domela

We left Hisnit Inlet on the early side this morning. The anchorage at Friendly Cove isn't all that spacious, so we wanted to get in early enough to be sure there was room for everyone. Turns out we were the only boats there!

When we visited last month, the light keeper told us they'd soon be doing construction to rebuild the tramway, and when we arrived, we could see they were mid-project on that now. There was an enormous crane and barge at the dock loaded with heavy equipment, supplies, and people working.

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