Places and Anchorages

Drinks aboard
Nautical Cocktail Making
A couple of years ago, Michelle and I were asked to run a 47 foot Leopard catamaran called Tarsha. We cruised from True Blue Bay in Grenada almost to Saint Vincent up through the spectacular Tobago Cays. On visiting friends in Barbados, and while on board Tarsha, we were introduced to two wonderful nautical cocktails,...
Crab dinner
They Bite But Taste Good
Sustainable Gulf Island Crabbing On Board Tula One of our favourite Gulf Island anchorages is Reef Harbour, near the bottom end of Saturna Island, about a three hour scenic sail from our Tsehum Harbour base.  Situated between Cabbage and Tumbo Islands, the harbour is sheltered from most winds, other than a north to north-westerly breeze.  For...
Aboard Tula
Graveyard of the Pacific
Charts: 3646, 3668, 3670, 3671 In the middle of the stormy winter of 1906, the iron steamship Valencia was driven ashore at Pachena Point. Massive waves dashed the ship and it’s passengers on to the rocky shore with horrific results and the loss of 136 lives. This loss is generally regarded as Vancouver Island’s worst...