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    #31
    It appears he is back on the move!
    Cool Change - 1999 4788
    330 Cummins
    Custom enclosed hardtop

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      #32
      Originally posted by Cool Change 4788 View Post
      It appears he is back on the move!
      It will be a late night if he's heading for Ketchikan but Meyer's Chuck is a delightful spot.
      R.J.(Bob) Evans
      Buchanan, SK
      Cierra 2755
      Previously 43 Defever, Response LX
      Various runabouts, canoes & kayaks

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        #33
        Correct me if I am wrong but it looks that he is only 30 miles out. Sunset at 840 and he will be crossing the channel into the lights of the city. Seems he should be ok?
        Cool Change - 1999 4788
        330 Cummins
        Custom enclosed hardtop

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          #34
          He's on the move again. The weather has improved and apparently he is trying to make it to Ketchikan. Safe cruising Kevin!
          Retired, computer expert / executive
          Bayliner 285 Cruiser / Mercruiser QSD 4.2L 320 HP Diesel
          Live in the Bay Area, CA, USA, boat in Turkey
          D-Marin @ Turgutreis in Bodrum/Turkey
          [email protected]
          [email protected]

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            #35
            He is 2 hrs out and kicked it up to 14 knots here is a picture of current weather Click image for larger version

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            1988 3818
            EH 700
            Custom hard top enclosed

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              #36
              He's put in a very long day. Hope he arrives safely in Ketchikan. Years ago, Admiral and I did a 100-mile leg in our 26' Carver Monterey. It was a long day and even though there wasn't much physical activity, we were both very tired when we tossed fenders and secured the dock lines.
              "Del-Sea"
              "98, 2859
              7.4 Mercruiser, B II
              Ferndale, WA. USA

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                #37
                Well, he is inside the Ketchikan City Floats. I am not sure how recent the latest data feed is but it seems he is there safe and sound. I bet he sleeps a sound sleep tonight. Was risky but well done!
                Retired, computer expert / executive
                Bayliner 285 Cruiser / Mercruiser QSD 4.2L 320 HP Diesel
                Live in the Bay Area, CA, USA, boat in Turkey
                D-Marin @ Turgutreis in Bodrum/Turkey
                [email protected]
                [email protected]

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                  #38
                  Kevin...I believe you now officially have more "watchers" than that white Ford Bronco had on June 17th, 1994!!! 😁

                  A little levity to break up your day!

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                    #39
                    That last run went fairly late (11 PM), maybe seeing the city lights was an insensitive.
                    He’s been up early again this morning, probably topping off the fuel tanks. Cool to see he’s progress.
                    Go Kevin👍🏼
                    Dave
                    Edmonds, WA
                    "THE FIX" '93 2556
                    Carbureted 383 Vortec-Bravo II
                    The Rebuild Of My 2556 https://www.baylinerownersclub.org/f...76?view=thread
                    My Misc. Projects
                    https://www.baylinerownersclub.org/f...56-gctid789773

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                      #40
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                      Yesterday the channelized wind caught me. I measured 44 MPH on my wind eter and was moving at 7 knots at the time so I was pushing into a 37 knot wind, with infinite fetch.

                      The waves were terrible! Very steep!

                      I hid out in an anchorage, collected my thoughts and looked at the forecast, which at that time was not pleasant for today.

                      The wind was dropping so I went out again, thinking if the waves were too large I would go to the next anchorage only 4 miles away. I continued that way until I passed the last secure anchorage at Myers Chuck

                      By then the weinds and waves had subsided to be easily manageable 4 footers. The last two hours I got after it in order to make it to ketchikan around dark.

                      Today I am tied up at City Float in Ketchikan. Last night I moored in the loading zone as it was the only thing empty, and this morning really early I found a open spot in this all transient little harbor.

                      I am not traveling today, and will spend the day relaxing, making some minor repairs, and re provisioning. The weather forecast for Dixon entrance today is not so good, but tomorrow looks better. Like every day I'll re-evaluate the weather in the morning.



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                      KEVIN SANDERS
                      4788 DOS PECES - SEWARD ALASKA - LA PAZ BCS MEXICO


                      Whats the weather like on the boat
                      https://www.weatherlink.com/embeddab...59665f4e4/wide


                      Where am I right now? https://maps.findmespot.com/s/2R02

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                      • Nikko
                        Nikko commented
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                        We were all on that boat with you yesterday... Was glad to see you headed for shelter... Enjoy the "day off"!

                      • 2859er
                        2859er commented
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                        What happened to the sunny sky pictures like before? I thought it never rained in southeast Alaska! :-)

                      #41
                      Good calls Kevin….looks like a fine resting spot.
                      - have you refueled yet? What are the prices like?

                      You might experience sticker shock going thru BC….our road fuel is over $9/gal - been avoiding the fuel dock myself…
                      1985 Bayliner 3270
                      110 Hino/Hurth 360A
                      previous = built own Roberts V495, circumnavigated
                      previous = Apollo 27
                      previous = Folkes 39, sailed to Hawaii
                      + few more before that..

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                        #42
                        Originally posted by [email protected] View Post
                        Good calls Kevin….looks like a fine resting spot.
                        - have you refueled yet? What are the prices like?

                        You might experience sticker shock going thru BC….our road fuel is over $9/gal - been avoiding the fuel dock myself…
                        $9/gallon??
                        1997 Bayliner 2588 Cierra 7.4 Bravo 1 - Mahal
                        (past)1997 Bayliner 4788 w/330 Cummins - Phoenix
                        (past) 1987 Bayliner 3218 w/135 Hino - True Story

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                          #43
                          Originally posted by [email protected] View Post
                          Good calls Kevin….looks like a fine resting spot.
                          - have you refueled yet? What are the prices like?

                          You might experience sticker shock going thru BC….our road fuel is over $9/gal - been avoiding the fuel dock myself…
                          Wow!!!

                          I paid $8.00 a gallon in Yakutat and $5 in Juneau

                          I think I'll top off before leaving tomorrow

                          KEVIN SANDERS
                          4788 DOS PECES - SEWARD ALASKA - LA PAZ BCS MEXICO


                          Whats the weather like on the boat
                          https://www.weatherlink.com/embeddab...59665f4e4/wide


                          Where am I right now? https://maps.findmespot.com/s/2R02

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                            #44
                            Hi Kevin, We hope you had a good and relaxing day off, now we need you to get going again tomorrow because the excitement has disappeared from our day when you are not in motion and we have no one to track on this greatest of adventures!
                            Cool Change - 1999 4788
                            330 Cummins
                            Custom enclosed hardtop

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                            • Simonsen
                              Simonsen commented
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                              That’s a great comment!! Kevin has turned into the modern day Waldo “where’s Kevin now…oh wow, out in the middle of the GOA STILL”…. Need the excitement back Kevin, how about some big wave vids?

                            #45
                            I love Ketchikan and a lot of people there, but it has to be one of the most boring towns in Alaska, unless you are fishing. The worst restaurant food (excluding those who have sovereign rights), and one of the most tourist-centric towns in the world. The cruise ships lease a majority of the shops in that end of town and sell crap to the tourists that they bring into town. Every car has a green side. The salmon are big there because it rains so much there, they can get upstream to easy natural hatcheries. If you got lost on that island, and died from hunger, it would be from stupidity, or because you messed with a bear.
                            I sound like a city boy. You will be contiguous state-side soon, Kev. Enjoy the next leg.
                            Tally and Vicki
                            "Wickus" Meridian 341
                            MMSI 338014939

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