Tag: Howe Sound

Coffee with a View

Coffee with a View

Sitting on a couple of sail bags on the foredeck, sipping a morning coffee. Here’s the view this morning from Plumper Cove on Keats Island.

 

The Moon Also Rises

The Moon Also Rises

It was a lovely moonlit night at the anchorage.  Full moon is still a few days away,  July 7th

 

Screaming Fun

Screaming Fun

Had a super fast beat up Howe Sound north of Bowen and all the way to Keats Island. The wind was funneling up Collingwood Channel, and …

 

Dock’s Eye View

Dock’s Eye View

From the outside float, looking out into the Plumper Cove. That yellow can marks a big rock, just off the float. Years ago when I did my …

 

New Sails Pay Off

New Sails Pay Off

We had a crazy ride up Howe Sound from the northern tip of Bowen to Keats Island. The wind was a gusty 25+ knots on the …

 

A Tad Damp on the Foredeck

A Tad Damp on the Foredeck

With a reef in the main, and a brand new 60% jib from North Sails, Madsu’s doing 5.5 knots beating to windward, and slamming into …

 

On Ramp

On Ramp

The ramp down to the docks at Plumper Cove Provincial Marine Park

 

Room with a View

Room with a View

I’m settled in on the port side settee reading Taras Bulba on my eBook.  I look up and am reminded why I love everything about …

 

Let There Be Squalls

Let There Be Squalls

Saturday morning squalls quickly blew through Howe Sound. You’d never know it from this shot taken at 8:30 am, but the afternoon was mostly sunny. Gambier Island …

 

Wet, Cold, Hungry and Tired. Now That’s Sailing

Wet, Cold, Hungry and Tired. Now That’s Sailing

Two days away on Madsu, a short solo trip up to Plumper Cove on Keats Island. Wind was basically inflow into Howe Sound, but loads of …