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July 21 – Anan Bay & Wrangell

A busy day today. While not as early a start as yesterday, we still managed to take our dinghy out at 5 AM and pull a crab pot we left soaking all night that contained one keeper crab and then get going from Santa Anna Inlet by 6 AM. We had about 15 mi…

July 20 – Santa Anna Inlet

In order to beat the typical afternoon winds, we left Ketchikan bright and early at 4:15 AM. While it can be a challenge to get yourself moving that early, the payback is usually calm seas and lovely early light. Our goal for today was Santa Anna Inle…

July 17-18 – A Weekend in Naha Bay

To give Dave Nagle’s brother and sister-in-law a brief taste of Alaska cruising, we did a short 20 mile trip from Ketchikan to Naha Bay. There is a public dock there and trails that go to some upland lakes. The dock is a bit small so Dave went in fi…

July 14 – MV David Ellis

Our friends Dorothy and Dave Nagle on board their vessel the David Ellis arrived in Ketchikan today around 3:30 PM. We monitored the radio so knew which slip they were coming in to and were there to catch their lines. We kidded them about having a fl…