They say you should never start a blog with the weather. But, since weather plays such an important role in our cruising, let’s start with the weather. The ceiling this morning is only 150ft, but the visibility underneath is good. So unless the ceiling descends into fog, it should not be a factor in our travels.
I got up early, took a shower then walked the docks looking for subjects to photograph. Soon we were casting off and I turned the helm over to Karen to make breakfast.
We led the fleet for a while. It is a long way back out to Sandspit, where we made a right turn and followed the coastline after crossing the bar near the green buoy. It felt like we would never make enough headway to get past Sandspit! It was a lovely and calm day, but there was not much to see in the way of wildlife. After a long while, we entered Cumshewa Inlet, where we saw a Moresby Explorer dinghy loaded with people (who waved) and then saw their facility in the distance. We kept going til we reached Gordon Cove, where we anchored then dropped the dinghy to go explore with part of the Mother Goose motley crew.
We began our explorations with a walk through the dense forest. There was a great logging road and subsequent trail that made the exploration easy.
We also explored the area up the inlet under the bridge near Moresby Camp. Jordan was one step ahead of us in his dinghy as we followed in his “footsteps” under the old bridge and back to an old cabin. You never know what you’ll find, and that’s the fun of it all.