Monday, July 15, 2013

Escanaba to Suttons Bay, July 14, 2013

Aboard Inland Seas,  Escanaba to Suttons Bay, July 14, 2013
Leaving Escanaba, 0608 hrs.

Sunrise over Little Bay de Noc
Important Navigation Gear: Compass, GPS, Coffee, Sunscreen.
Rebecha & Len on the fores'l halyard.  Allen on the sheet.

Fores'l up 

St. Martin Island Light

Gary recovering mylar balloon.  We saw four on our passage. What goes up must come down. 

Getting a nice boost from the wind (motorsailed all the way)

Capt. Gary at the helm

Capt. Allen Wolfe

Leo & Len plot our position
It was a great trip.  Thanks to the crew: Allen Wolfe, Len Klein, Gary Longton, Rebekah Fuller & Leo Peveglio.

Biology report:  About 200 white pelicans seen near Little Gull Island.  Many dead alewives seen between Little Bay de Noc and South Fox Island.  About one every 3 square meters. Mostly sub-adults. --- Capt. Tom Kelly

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