Pacific Swift 2003 Trip 3
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Swift Anchoring under Sail
The Swift coming in to Beaver Harbour to anchor under sail.
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Not sure where this is, but were motoring up through desolation sound or maybe even further north.
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Not sure where this is, but were motoring up through desolation sound or maybe even further north.
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Same as before, still motoring.  Its pretty cool looking with the islands fading off into the horizon.
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We were anchored one night and this ancient mariner came to say how nice the swift looked.  He lived in a hut nearby.
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Beating up a channel against the tide, and, obviously the wind too.
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Still sailing...
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A perfect afternoon!
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The bubble trail
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Just some more scenery.
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Motoring into some waves!  It took a few tries to actually get a photo of some spray though.
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What better to do on a sunny morning than hang someone by the outhaul and use the funnelators (slingshots constructed with surgical tubing and a funnel!) to launch old popcorn at him.
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James (1st mate) dressed up to tell us to do a tuck & tidy.
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... and Kai (bosun), dressed to help James tell us to tuck & tidy.
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The supply of water baloons, after buying out Alert Bay.
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Readying the plank
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Walking the plank
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The dories on a white shell beach, in Beaver Harbour.
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Abusing the driftwood
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The clouds rolling in
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The Swift under full sail
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An awesome photo of the Swift racing along at about 10 knots.
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Coming into the government pier in Port Hardy.