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November 19th 2017 - 11:36
November 11th, 2005
November 11th, 2005

Night Run in the Straight

The Straight Of Georgia 1-2m Seas at Night
The Straight Of Georgia 1-2m Seas at Night
Our CCGA zodiac was finally finished some "tweaking" Back at the Zodiac shop and Kellei and I got to bring it Back to base yesterday. the Strait of Georgia was still running 1-2m after some gales the previous night so we knew it was going to be a long run.

We left the ramp in the South Arm of the Frasier River at 1615h as the sun was just beginning to descend from sight. I was keen to get out of the river (with all the floating logs etc) before we were cast into darkness. We made it and turned North just as the sun disappeared from sight.

It was a glorious run home but we could only average About 20 knots due to the swells. Nevertheless it was great practise for rough Wx and for "feeling" the swells - as you canīt really see much at night.

The legs are a bit sore this morning (as is always the case after that kind of ride) but it was a great trip - and even better now that the vessel is Back home - we can finally get on with training!


PS: Rememberence Day Today - with all the wars still raging around this world it seems like its more important then ever that we all remember: 2 songs for the day from one of my favorites:

"History Will Teach Us Nothing" & "Childrenīs Crusade" -- By Sting.

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