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2024 Flotilla to Alaska Day 6 - Mound Island to Blunden Harbour

by Laura Domela 17 May 17:19 PDT
Ithaka with gorgeous sunset glow, Blunden Harbour © Laura Domela

We left our anchorage at Mound Island just after first light this morning, around 5:30am. Conditions were calm, and according to weather information from reporting stations in and around Queen Charlotte Strait, things weren't bad out there early but the forecast promised some ever-increasing wind in the afternoon today...so we opted to make our miles early.

The group voted to cruise up to the Blunden Harbour/Allison Harbour to stage for a possible option to round Cape Caution on Saturday (rather than stop in Port McNeill). We all still have plenty of food (even produce) and there's a lot to explore around here... even if we get stuck waiting a few more days.

Just as we exited White Beach Passage we spotted one humpback cruising east, but no photos.

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