Fury Cove to Shearwater

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Inside Passage-AK
Light rain fell from an overcast sky as we made good speed up the Strait and across Queen Charlotte Sound.  We were leaving the protection Vancouver Island had been offering from the weather generated in the open Pacific.  Today, the protection was not needed; the gate was open.  Few of the boats we encountered had plans to leave the shelter of Vancouver Island.  It is a natural barrier to points north.  Our track wove among floating logs and islands of debris caught up in kelp.  We stayed well off the shoals, extending from Cape Caution, as we rounded in a 3 foot swell.  More