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L eft: Pi err e' s at E c h o B a y.
B el o w L eft: A p orti o n of t h e m a s k s at
t h e U' Mi st a C ult ur al C e ntr e i n Al ert B a y.
B el o w Ri g ht: Bill y Pr o ct or o ut si d e
hi s m u s e u m.

s u p p orts f or t h e six-i n c h M K VII g u ns -
t h at n e v er fir e d - a n d t h e p o w erf ul
s e ar c hli g hts still r e m ai n. T h e f or est, t h e
a m pl e r ai n, li c h e n a n d m oss h a v e i n v a d e d
t h e c o n cr et e w alls. I tri e d t o i m a gi n e h o w
t h e tr o o ps w o ul d h a v e a m us e d t h e ms el v es f ar fr o m bi g- cit y di v ersi o ns w hil e
a w aiti n g a n att a c k t h at n e v er c a m e.
As t h e d a ys w e nt o n, w e st e a m e d u p t o
a n ot h er fis h f ar m n e e di n g a c o m pr ess or.
T h e m attr ess es f o u n d n e w b e dr o o ms. T h e
s hi p d eli v er e d m ulti pl e s hri n k- wr a p p e d
h o us e h ol d f ur nis hi n g t o a n e w c ott a g e.
J a n et c o nti n u e d t o pr e p ar e t ast y, h e alt h y
f o o d. At t h e h e a d of 1 2 5- k m-l o n g K ni g ht
I nl et wit h its t ur q u ois e-ti nt e d, gl a ci al-silt
w at er, a n d bits of s n o w o n t h e m o u nt ai n
t o ps, w e c oll e ct e d t w o l o g gi n g m a c hi n es
t h at r u n o n tr a c ks, li k e milit ar y t a n ks. T h e
cr e w t hr e w d o w n tir es o n t h e w o o d d e c k
t o k e e p it fr o m b ei n g g o u g e d -t o littl e
a v ail. I s n e a k e d d o w n l at er t o t a k e a cl os er
l o o k at t h e m assi v e e q ui p m e nt. O n e c arri e d a f or mi d a bl e tr e e- c utti n g bl a d e t h at
r e pl a c es f ell ers a n d t h eir c h ai ns a ws. T h e

ot h er, t h e d eli m b er, ri ps br a n c h es of f ell e d
tr e es.
Wit h t h e t w o h e a v y w ei g ht
m a c hi n es a b o ar d, t h e s hi p r e a c h e d its
Pli ms oll li n e li mit. " T h e y w a nt e d us t o
t a k e a n ot h er tr u c k," s ai d R o n, " b ut it
w o ul d' v e b e e n t o o h e a v y, u ns af e. N ext
ti m e, I t ol d t h e m."
A n u n ex p e ct e d n ois e e c h o e d a cr oss
t h e w at er. I' d r e a d a b o ut h eli-l o g gi n g, b ut
d es pit e o ur m a n y cr uis es t o t his r e gi o n,
w e' d n e v er s e e n o n e i n a cti o n. A h eft y
h eli c o pt er d o v e t o w ar d a cl e ar c ut ar e a,
wit h a gr a p pl er s ki m mi n g a cr oss t h e l o gs
t h at l a y h elt er-s k elt er o n t h e gr o u n d. T h e
gr a p pl er s eiz e d a tr u n k a n d pl o p p e d it
i nt o t h e i nl et. A t u g t hr ust it i nt o a b o o m.
P hili p p e t ol d us t h at h eli-l o g gi n g is
ex p e nsi v e, b ut it a v oi ds b uil di n g er osi o npr o n e r o a ds a n d o n-sit e l o g gi n g c a m ps.
O n e m or ni n g, w e s u d d e nl y s a w wil d
s pl as h es o n t h e w at er's s urf a c e.
H u n dr e ds of w hit e-si d e d d ol p hi ns s w a m
a n d l e a p e d a n d fr oli c k e d a h e a d of us.
T h e y c o m pl et el y i g n or e d us b ut w e w er e
d eli g ht e d b y t h e s h o w t h e y p ut o n.

We d eli v er e d m or e di es el t o Pi err e's at
E c h o B a y o n Gilf or d Isl a n d's, a l ar g e m ari n a f a m o us f or its S at ur d a y ni g ht pi g r o ast.
J ust ar o u n d t h e c or n er, w e m et 8 5- y e arol d Bill y Pr o ct or. E v er y o n e k n o ws Bill y.
H e h as s p e nt his e ntir e lif e i n t h e r e gi o n
a n d h as fis h e d, l o g g e d, h u nt e d a n d
b e c o m e a mi n or c el e brit y. H e's c hr o ni cl e d
his a d v e nt ur es i n T h e H e art of t h e R ai n
C o ast - a Lif e St or y, a n d b uilt a m us e u m.
T h e j ets a m a n d fl ots a m h e's c oll e ct e d o v er
d e c a d es ar e n e atl y s h el v e d i n a n o v ersiz e d
s h e d. Ol d t o ols, cl o c ks, b ottl es, st o n e
ax es, e v e n p a g es fr o m t h e 1 8 9 5 E at o n's
c at al o g u e c a n b e p er us e d. It's a gr e at j u m bl e of y est er y e ar's c oll e cti bl es o n t h eir w a y
t o b e c o mi n g a nti q u es.
B ef or e r et ur ni n g t o o ur st arti n g p oi nt,
w e st o p p e d b y Al ert B a y, a n I n di g e n o us
vill a g e o n C or m or a nt Isl a n d. We h a d
a m pl e ti m e t o visit t h e N a m gis B uri al
Gr o u n d wit h its c ar v e d m e m ori al p ol es, or
t o e nj o y t h e U' mist a C ult ur al C e ntr e, wit h
its s p e ct a c ul ar c oll e cti o n of p otl at c h c er em o ni al o bj e cts. I visit e d t h e h ar b o ur m as t er, St e p h e n Br u c e, w h o m I' d m et b ef or e,
a n d w as i ntr o d u c e d t o m ast er c ar v er
Br u c e Alfr e d, w h o h a d a y ell o w c e d ar,
b e nt w o o d cr a dl e r attl e o n his l a p -t h e
p e b bl es i nsi d e cr e at e t h e s o u n d. "It's b e e n
c o m missi o n e d," h e s ai d. "I' v e dr a w n t h e
b e ar, s al m o n, w h al e a n d or c a d esi g ns a n d
s o o n I'll c ar v e a n d p ai nt t h e r attl e wit h o ur
tr a diti o n al r e d, bl a c k a n d gr e e n c ol o urs."
T h e v oy a g e a b o ar d A ur or a Ex pl or er w as
a tr e at f or us a n d t h e ot h er p ass e n g ers. We
h a d n't ex p eri e n c e d t h e w or ki n g c o ast -
t h os e i n d ustri es t h at k e e p B C's c off ers f ull.
We vi e w e d s e als, e a gl es, s e a li o ns a n d
d ol p hi ns. Alt h o u g h n o b e ars t ur n e d st o n es
o n b e a c h es, w e s a w a b e ar wit h its p er ky
e ars s wi m mi n g a cr oss a c h a n n el. T h e cr e w
w as hi g hl y c o m p et e nt, a n d c h e erf ull y
a ns w er e d o ur m a ny q u esti o ns. If y o u l a c k
a b o at or c a n n ev er bri n g y o ur y a c ht h er e,
cr uisi n g o n t his l a n di n g cr aft is a p erf e ct
m et h o d of ex p eri e n ci n g t h e wil d a n d w or k i n g c o ast of Britis h C ol u m bi a. *

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Canadian Yachting December 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting December 2019

At the Helm: Incredible Tech Advances
Special Feature: See What You Cannot See
Yacht Club Profile: Collingwood Yacht Club
Travel Destination: Cruising BC’s Wild and Working Coast on a Landing Craft
Sail Review: Dufour 460
The Port Hole: December 2019
Power Review: Beneteau Flyer 32
Power Review: Leader 7.5 Center Console
Galley Guys: Secret Salmon Recipe
Crossing The Line: Off Season Questions
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Intro
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - At the Helm: Incredible Tech Advances
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 4
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 5
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Special Feature: See What You Cannot See
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 7
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 8
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 9
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 10
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 11
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 12
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 13
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Yacht Club Profile: Collingwood Yacht Club
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 15
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 16
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 17
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Travel Destination: Cruising BC’s Wild and Working Coast on a Landing Craft
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 19
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 20
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 21
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Sail Review: Dufour 460
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 23
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 24
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 25
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 26
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - The Port Hole: December 2019
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 28
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Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 39
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Power Review: Beneteau Flyer 32
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 41
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 42
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 43
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Power Review: Leader 7.5 Center Console
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 45
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Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 49
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - 50
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Galley Guys: Secret Salmon Recipe
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Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Crossing The Line: Off Season Questions
Canadian Yachting December 2019 - Cover3
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