|Approached Cape Flattery at 2am. Confuesd by all the lights, we almost overshot to
When we turn in to the straits, wind, for the first time since Golden
Gate, came from stern
at about 25 knots. Rained lightly. Rough and confused sea. Couldn't
really run dead downwind. Many
freighters around. Diesel ran dry at 5am... about 5 miles from Neah
Bay! Sailing on
while I taxed jerry jugs and bled the fuel line. Motored started again
at 6:30am when
Mongoose was right outside of Neah Bay. 7:30am tied down at Neah Bay.
Had breakfast, made
phone calls and fueled up since this is the last stop before Canada.
10am left Neah Bay.
Sky cleared up but some heavy dark cloud surrounded the mouth of Juan De
Water was so calm that we're motoring at 9 knots. Didn't miss much about
the crazy Pacific
Ocean. Cold front hit at 1pm while not raining. Soon it turned into a
full gale ~40 knots. With
70% jib running into Victoria Harbor and tied down at 4pm. Over the
phone, we've got
cleared in by the customs. However, since I imported Mongoose to Canada
the first time,
Transport Canada sent an officer to our dock.