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7-9-09 Thursday Bottleneck Inlet July 14, 2009

Posted by captnmike in The Queen Charlottes 2009.

Sunny and nice most of the day. We took the inside thru narrow Jackson Passage, Tenacity took the outside like we did last year and managed to shave off 5 miles. Winds were good for part of our way so got some sailing in. Near the head of the inlet is what we thought was a crab pot left by someone as the line was over grown with green sargassy moss like stuff. I set my pot further in. Came back later and got one good sized crab. Checked on the other float and noticed it was tied to a piling about six inches underwater when the tide was at 5.6’. We had a group dinner with chicken thighs, pasta with salmon and pesto, home made bread with jelly or honey, dark chocolate for dessert. Alpen glow sunset now at 9:57pm. 569.0 miles with 12.3 sailing for the day.



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