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McConaghy 2022 - MC63p & MC75 LEADERBOARD

Airship: South from Sitka (and sketchy superyachts)

by Laura Domela 21 Aug 07:32 PDT
Airship - South from Sitka © Laura Domela

We were originally aiming for Appleton Cove (just to make some miles, since we've been through Peril Strait a few times this summer) but Peril Strait was nice and settled so we went further and anchored behind Dead Tree Island. This is a very nice anchorage and with more time we would have dropped the dinghy and headed up river, but we got in kinda late and wanted to start dinner so....next time!!

Our next stop was Takatz Bay where we would stay two nights to wait out some weather. Takatz is always one of our favorite stops due to its incredible scenery, plentiful wildlife, and usually quiet seclusion. The weather when we arrived was gray and foggy and rainy, as we expected, but Takatz is still amazing even in crappy weather.

We saw one brown bear on shore foraging around in the morning.

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