Hobart-Tracy Arm-Taku

<< Click on any thumbnail to enlarge image. Choose More for text >>

Home
When
Where
Inside Passage-AK
We had one more chance to see a calving glacier if we could get the 25 miles up Tracy Arm to the Sawyer Glacier.  That would require more fuel than we could carry.  It is about 125 nm from Petersburg to our next fueling point at Auke Bay just beyond Juneau.  Add in 50 miles for Tracy Arm and wed need fuel for 175nm.  Our tanks hold 40 gallons and we carry another 20 in Jerry Jugs.  So, if we leave Petersburg full; and, we get 3 MPG, we have a range of 180 miles.  Perhaps, we could extend our range if we traveled at 6 knots instead of 12.  Wed not tested that. More...