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Here in Courtenay at the home of my, so-much-more-than-gracious hosts, Doug Taylor and his partner Penny. They have taken me in and attended to me like they have known me for years rather than the smelly guy in a damp dry suit that wandered into their home just last night. A few blisters on my […]

Update 6/21 PM


Just off the phone with Jon. He paddled 33nm today, up from 21nm yesterday. He says he feels like he’s getting stronger. Has gone through 21 liters of water in 3 days. He originally thought 3 liters/day, but looks like 6-7.

An update to Jon’s beginning trip around Vancouver Island, from Laura. To start with, Jon headed out west via Jet Blue with the remnants of a head cold that developed into a bit more with his descent into Seattle. ¬†After being picked up by my sister, a few hours respite and driven to Anacortes to […]

Paddled from Rye Harbour to Salibury Beach and back today. A distance of about 21nm. A good combination of conditions. Winds shifted around to the S for the paddle home. 15kts with higher gusts added to a fair tide made for a fun ride back. The S’ly seas added to the E’ly swell required paying […]