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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

SEATTLE TO RUSSIA (CROSSING) Sept 26th to Oct 5th 2011


SEATTLE....ALL ABOARD 3.00 PM

                                                        SAIL AWAY  5;36 P M  SEPT 26. 2011

AFTER OUR DEPARTURE FROM SEATTLE WE SAILED THROUGH PUGET SOUND  AND DISEMBARK THE LOCAL PILOT AT PORT ANGELES, WE CONTINUED TO THE NORTH
IN THE JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT AND EMBARKED  THE CANADIAN PILOTS. DURING THE
NIGHT WE SAILED THROUGH HARO STRAIT, BOUNDARY PASS AND THEN INTO THE
STRAIT OF GEORGIA TOWARDS SEYMOUR NARROWS, SAILING THROUGH THE NARROW PASSAGES DISCOVERY PASSAGE WE TURNED TO THE WEST AT
CHATHAM POINT HEADING INTO THE JOHNSTONE STRAIT.
WE WILL TURN TO THE NORTH TO TRANSIT BLACKNEY PASSAGE, ONCE THROUGH
BLACKNEY WE WILL TURN INTO THE NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN





































CROSSING INFO
DAY # 2
 Tuesday Sept 27 2011 at sea,  12 noon GPS position 50 o 56' North  127o 41'8 West
light breeze, overcast skies 53o F  12o C

DAY # 3
 Wednesday Sept 28, 2011 at sea, 12 noon GPS Position 53o 36' North   137o  34' west
Moderate gale, mostly skies  54o F  12o C

DAY # 4
Thursday Sept 29, 2011 at sea, 12 noon GPS Position 54o 36' North  149o  03'  West  
Strong breeze, partly cloudy skies  50o F  10o C  

DAY # 5
Friday Sept 30th 2011, at sea,  12 noon GOS Position 54o 01 North 160o 43' west 
strong breeze, overcast skies 44o F  9o C 

THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS    
Today we will carefully cruise between the chain of more than 300 small volcanic islands, begining with Unimak Pass, at approximately 11 a.m.. Prior to 1867 the Aleutian Islands were known as the
Catherine Archipielago. These montainous islands are located in the south of the Bering Sea, forming
an arc between Siberia and Alaska .Local tidal streams and currents are complex in addition to being
strong in all the passes runing at rates of up to 12 knots  

  DAY # 6         
Saturday Oct 1st, 2011 at sea, 12 noon GPS Position 55o 30' North  171o 39' west  
fresh breeze,partly cloudy skies 42o F 6o C    

CROSSING INTERNATIONAL DATELINE
Sunday Oct 2nd 2011.....This day we lost, didn't exist for us  

DAY # 7  
Monday Oct 3rd , 2011 at sea , 12 noon GPS Position  56o 52' North  176o 52' EAST
Strong breeze, overcast skies     48o F   9o C. 

 DAY # 8
Tuesday Oct 4th, 2011, 12 noon GPS Position 55o 10' North    164o 54' EAST
Fresh breeze, partly cloudy skies.   48o F  9o C.