Ketchikan-Meyers Chuck

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Inside Passage-AK
Naknek and Wanderer motored out of Prince Rupert at first light hoping to get across Dixon Entrance and into Alaska before the wind got up.  A look at the second map shows our route exposed to wind and waves from the Pacific.  Dixon is the fourth and last of the “dragons” that lay in wait for the unwary mariner along the Inside Passage.  We had enjoyed sunny and breezy weather in Prince Rupert.  This morning we expected the wind to be light.  The swell was reported to be four feet.   More...