Exploring An Unsung Anchorage and Seaport

This year created cruising challenges and opportunities around the Salish Sea, with the Covid-19 pandemic and the border closure between the U.S. and Canada. Reduced guest moorage capacity and increased activity left popular anchorages in the San Juan Islands bursting at the seams with boaters.

This was not a problem for the crew of Nordic Sun II, our Hylas 44. We treated it all as a catalyst to think “out of the boat” and it led my wife, Heather, and I to new ports that we hoped would not be frequented by the masses. The historic seaport of Coupeville fit our criteria, and was a very rewarding stop. Read More...