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Exploring Frederick Sound 2022

After a sleepless night in Farragut Bay due to high winds, we are happy to get underway this morning. Cruising down Frederick Sound, we spot several whale spouts. This area is world renown for its large concentration of Humpback Whales during the summer months. Today we spot only a few. It is still early in […]

Farragut Bay

Jeff is out at 7 AM this morning to collect our crab traps as it is time to say goodbye to Ideal Cove and explore some more areas of South East Alaska. The anchorage is again productive with another six nice size crabs. It is a beautiful morning as we exit the anchorage and enter […]

Ideal Cove Part Two

While in town for the Little Norway Festival, we take some time to catch up on maintenance of Idyll Time. We had a diver come and change out our zincs and also check out the paint condition on the hull. It past years Jeff has dove the boat but this year it just seemed easier […]

Little Norway Festival

Idyll Time’s home port of Petersburg, Alaska is known as Little Norway. The town was settled by Norwegian Peter Buschmann in 1897 and still retains it’s Norwegian heritage. The Little Norway Festival celebrates Syttenede Mai, the signing of Norways constitution on May 17th, 1814. This four day event is Petersburgs biggest festival of the year. […]

Ideal Cove

After a successful shakedown cruise, we headed back to Petersburg for a few days. A boating friend’s daughter is getting married this weekend. We take advantage of the time at the docks to also do some more provisioning for the summer. Our primary mode of transportation is walking. Luckily the grocery store and Post Office […]

Shake Down Cruise 2022

It is a rare blue sky day for Alaska as we push away from our stall in Petersburg Harbor. We are heading out for a few days to a nearby anchorage. Since Idyll Time has been winterized for the past six months, we want to test all her systems aboard before we get too far […]

Back Aboard Spring 2022

It is a cold blustery day as we walk down the steep ramp to the North Harbor. It was 80 degrees when we left home in Tennessee. Here in Petersburg the high is 40 degrees with snow still on the mountain peaks. It feels good to be back in Alaska. We both comment “It seems […]


 Easter morning Bald Eagle Lake 2022.  Looks like a good day for us (although as I write this, the evening weather has taken a turn for the worse – snowing!!!!!)  Welcome to Minnesota spring. Thankyou Shana for hosting an amazing Easter …

Oh, Boy, Shit happens!!!!

 Well we started off February celebrating Debs birthday appropriately at Smith House restaurant in Old San Marco with Doug, Robbie & Jane & Dean.Then the fun continued next day with Wayne & Carol at the Speak Easy for twin lobster tail…

Maserator toilet install 101 – Let the fun begin!

 OK, so the new toilet arrived in one piece and the old Dometic/Sealand VacuFlush toilet and lines have been removed.Sorry we missed pics of the removal. That was the ugly part as the original sanitary hose from the old toilet to the vacuum tank (…