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Alaska Bound 2010

Bill Ellis and John Wigen have set off this season bound for Alaska.
Click on the places (links to each location in Google Maps) below and follow their journey.
These locations are reported daily by John with a special device to report their location at the push of a button. This relays his GPS location to a service that emails this to a predefined list of email addresses.
The device John is using is called "SPOT Personal Tracker"

Bill started out from the Telegraph Harbor Albin meet in early June and headed to Desolation Sound to await John's departure from Anacortes, Washington State.
Click on each link below for a graphical map representation of each stop.

June 21 3:59 PM     Anacortes Washington State - Launch Albin after the tow up from southern Oregon.
June 22 4:06 PM     Bedwell Harbor, South Pender Island, BC, Canada - Customs check in and nightly anchorage or dock.
June 23 6:51 PM     Secret Cove, Sunshine Coast - Nightly anchorage or dock.
June 24 8:58 PM     Squirrel Cove, Cortes Island (Desolation Sound) - Nightly anchorage or dock.
June 25 10:10 PM   Shoal Bay, East Thurlow Island - Nightly anchorage or dock.
June 26 5:01 PM     Blind Channel, West Thurlow Island - Nightly anchorage or dock.
June 27 2:24 PM     Port Harvey, West Cracroft Island - Nightly anchorage or dock.
June 28 7:29 PM     Port Hardy, Vancouver Island - Most likely a major provision stock-up and nightly dock.

Beyond Cape Caution...

June 29 3:24 PM     Small unnamed bay (near Home Bay/Goose Bay/Duncanby Landing), North Coast, Mainland - Nightly anchorage.
June 30 7:45 PM     Oyster Bay, North Coast, Mainland - Nightly anchorage.
July 1    9:54 PM     Shearwater, Denny Island (Bella Bella) North Coast - Nightly anchorage or dock.
July 2    5:51 PM     Rescue Bay, Susan Island (Fjordland Recreation Area) North Coast - Nightly anchorage.
July 3    7:07 PM     Culpepper Lagoon, Kynock Inlet (Fjordland Recreation Area) North Coast, Mainland - Nightly Anchorage.
July 4    7:34 PM     Windy Bay, Pooley Island (Fjordland Recreation Area) North Coast - Nightly Anchorage.
No reports for three days...
July 8    8:01 PM     Goat Cove, Roderick Island (Fjordland Recreation Area) North Coast - Nightly Anchorage.

Mechanical break down limited the time window and didn't allow the arrival to Alaska.
All made it home safe and it was still a great trip despite the disappointment of not reaching the original destination.
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