Bottleneck to Pitt Island

Solitude, the only way to describe the north coast in May. Calm again we pulled our traps and selected the nicest of two dozen Dungeness crabs for tonight’s dinner!! Planning… Read more »

Shoal Bay to Lagoon Cove

Beautiful morning as we slipped away from the dock at Shoal Bay at 5 am. Something about the early mornings on the coast that are really special. Tides were with… Read more »

Comox to Campbell River

Woke up to a beautiful morning in the Comox Valley. Departed at 9 am for Campbell but as we left the harbour the northwest wind had kicked up giving three… Read more »

May 4th, 2010

Mondays stiff north west wind gave way to a beautiful morning in Nanaimo Harbour. We departed at 07:50 for Comox under sunny skies and light winds. Couldn’t have asked for… Read more »

Monday May 03/2010

Northward Bound. This morning we leftt Genoa Bay for Nanaimo Harbour. The sun was shining but the wind howled out of the south west givng us a blustery day as… Read more »

Spring Haul Out

The Thunder 1 arrived in Maple Bay on April 19th for her annual haul out and inspection by Transport Canada. The crew at Cove Yachts did a great job as… Read more »

Big Blow in Victoria

After a very quiet winter on the waterfront in Victoria the Thunder 1 and Crew were rocked by one of the wildest wind storms since 2006. Fortunately we were not… Read more »