Noon Report

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Noon Reports provide daily and weekly Just Drifting blog and boat position reports.  Below is a map provided by MarineTraffic.com containing our automatic identification system (AIS) feed which updates automatically when we are close to an AIS station. For status updates via email please subscribe to our Noon Report or like us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus. If your just joining us, click here to begin reading our stories from the beginning. We hope you enjoy following our journey!

Cheers,
Wade and Sara

Glamorous Life of Cruising Alaska On A Sailboat In October

October 21st The outside temperature is freezing. Literally freezing! We do not run the heater at night, so in the morning the inside boat temperature is near the lower 40s. We run the generator to power central heat and a little portable heater to warm the room to a comfortable […]

Under Pressure

October 16th More and more frequently when we wake in the morning we experience sinus pressure, sometimes stuffy noises, and sometimes even a small headache. We didn’t think anything of it and would continue about our day. During a discussion with one of the lovely St. Paul Marina office ladies, […]

Sara’s First Hunt

Bluefox Bay turned out to be a disappointment in regards to fish and deer. We found two signs that said no fishing on the opposite sides of our anchorage. We can only assume the no fishing signs were to protect the abundant amount of otters and seals in the bay. […]

We Found Bears

If you are visiting Alaska and you want to see bears we highly recommend you take a plane or boat to Geographic Harbor. Our first day searching for bears was very rainy. Marj and Sara gave up and Wade went ahead to scout out for bears in the area. He […]

Searching For Bears

Today we crossed the 60 mile channel from Kodiak Island to the Alaska Peninsula and anchored in Geographic Harbor. This location is reputably “THE” place to go for viewing Alaskan Brown Bears and one of the most photographed spots in Alaska. Not only are there many bears, but people watch […]

St. Paul Marina Kodiak to Litnik Afognak Island

We finally left St. Paul Harbor for Geographic Harbor today. To break up the trip we stopped for the night at an abandoned town on Afognak Island called Litnik. As we pulled in the bay we spotted several otters, harbor seals, and jelly fish. We really wanted to go fishing […]