Sailing The Inside Passage on a Catalina 27: Part 2 of 4 | Alaska, Whales, and Never Ending Tacking!
11 years ago, we sailed the Inside Passage aboard a very bare boned Catalina 27 from Port Hardy, all the way up to Juneau and back. I posted a video of this trip in the past, but decided to re-edit it to improve the audio and flow with the (relatively) retro footage I captured.
In this episode, we continue on from Bishop Bay on the central coast of British Columbia up to Petersburg, Alaska. We see lots of whales, enjoy a ton of sunny weather, and battle to windward against the NW winds that come with clear weather in this part of the world. Part 2 ends in Wrangle Narrows, and with a montage of what is coming up in part 3!
If you missed part 1, you can find it here: https://youtu.be/5Roiw5iEtRA
I hope you enjoy this re-edit! This time, the music is from the free YouTube audio library, which did not exist when I first made a video of this trip a decade ago!
If you'd like to follow along this coming summer's adventures adventures at near real-time, find us over on Instagram @seadreamofclyde
--- Contents of this Video ---
0:00 – Intro
0:40 – Towing a sailboat with a row boat!
1:21 – Sunset sailing
2:06 – Tacking up Grenville Channel!
3:33 – First cruise ship invades our view :(
5:03 – Humpback whales singing (yelling!)
5:35 – More whales, and more tacking
6:05 – Entering Alaska
7:01 – Classy Clarence Strait
7:37 – Rainbow sunset at Shrubby Island
8:00 – Wrangle Narrows
8:42 – Preview of Part III