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Update on Glenn and Go Fund Me Campaign

September 21, 2020 @1800 MaryLou and the girls would like to begin by thanking all of you who have reached out with support. We are feeling comforted by your kindness. We would like to update you on Glenn's status. Glenn is currently … [Read More...]

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Update on Glenn

September 18 @ 19:00 This update is from MaryLou, Glenn's wife, and our two daughters Claire and Nicola from our home in Victoria. Firstly, we would like to extend our gratitude for your … [Read More...]

Assistance

Thursday, Sept 17, 13:30 Glenn has sent a message asking for medical assistance. We are in communication with the US Coast Guard who is at this moment providing support. Please hold Glenn in … [Read More...]

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Departure Day

Day 1 Sunday, September 6, 2020 @ 11:00 Departing Victoria, BC I can hear the fog horns blowing as the local sea gull choir announces the sun rising. I slept well and feel good. Today will be the beginning of another adventure. It will be filled with lots of emotion at both ends of the scale. Outwardly it is a celebration. … [Read More...]

D Day – Sunday, September 6

Wednesday Sept. 2 @ 08:48Starting my voyage from Victoria and sailing out into the Pacific always requires transiting the Straits of Juan de Fuca and inevitably staying up all night to keep watch. Although the moon will now be waning for the rest of the month, it was full last night and on Sunday night it will be full enough … [Read More...]

Thanks to the many people supporting me

Sunday, August 30, 2020 It's a beautiful Sunday morning. A wee bit chilly as fall taps us on the shoulder. I'm back down to Westy this morning to work on a couple of problems that are keeping me from leaving. One is the leaks in the water tanks. Yesterday I managed to take the cabinetry out of the starboard settee to expose … [Read More...]

Anchor chain and rode

I have 250' of 1/4 inch BBB (bend before break) anchor chain and 250' of 3/4 inch nylon twist line with 25 feet of 1/4 inch BBB chain.For anchors I have a 40 lb. stainless steel plow and a 40 lb Bruce galvanized.The plow will remain on deck in the rollers till we clear the Straits then stowed below.I’m working very hard to keep … [Read More...]

On-board communications

Communication is a very important element of all my voyages. The first voyage in 1997 in our 26 foot Haida Sannu II started with a single-handed leg of 4500 nautical miles to the Marquesas. My only form of communication was a VHF radio with visual range of about 20 nautical miles. I spoke with one ship - the USS Force 6. After … [Read More...]

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