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2024 Flotilla to Alaska Day 10

by Laura Domela 21 May 16:12 PDT
Ithaka with Dall's porpoises © Laura Domela

Our 18nm cruise over to Shearwater was calm, punctuated by Dall's porpoises taking turns surfing each boat's bow and stern wakes. Always fun!

Shearwater is always a welcome stop. Groceries, beer/wine/liquor, a laundromat, water, fuel, a chandlery and a hardware store, and a place to dispose of trash and recycling...what more could we ask for? We all tied up on the north side of the dock and then disbursed for chores and exploring. We heard from Geoff and Mollie (harbourmasters) that there'd been no fresh produce delivery in over a week, so we were prepared to take the sea bus over to Bella Bella to get some groceries, but when we visited the store here in Shearwater, it seemed just like it usually did. Not a huge selection of vegetables, but plenty to last until we reach Ketchikan (added to what we still have).

In the afternoon we got word that a local fisherman was selling halibut off his boat that had just pulled in, so we grabbed dinner for tomorrow night.

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