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Cann Inlet

Cann Inlet

Cann Inlet, according to one government report, is a well protected and popular anchorage on the west side of Swindle Island, with impressive waterfalls to the north, and opportunities for scenic viewing and shoreline exploration. Part of the inlet is also a registered boat haven. We were definitely interested. The only problem was that Cann…

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Head of Laredo Inlet

Head of Laredo Inlet

Laredo Inlet extends deep into Princess Royal Island through two and three thousand-foot mountain ranges. The scenery, particularly on a clear day, is spectacular. After anchoring overnight in Weld Cove one summer, we cruised to the head the next morning to see what we could find. The morning started foggy, but lifted to a deep…

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Hague Point Lagoon

Hague Point Lagoon

At the southern end of Laredo Channel, several bays and waterways indent the shoreline along Princess Royal Island. Some appear on the chart as possible anchorages, but most feel open and exposed. Hague Point Lagoon is a notable exception. The almost land-locked basin has a somewhat tricky entrance, but inside is sheltered anchorage with room…

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Back from the Outside Passage in BC

Back from the Outside Passage in BC

We arrived back from nearly 3 weeks exploring the Outside Passage.  And, similar to our exploring in Queen Charlotte Sound, we found a wonderfully complex shoreline with literally thousands of anchorages.  Some were quite challenging and most were incredibly beautiful.  For example, the entrance to Port Stephens is a bit of an eye opener at…

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