At 14:00 hours Pacific Standard time, J-F and the crew of Imaqa departed Canoe Cove on Vancouver Island for the first leg of their journey through the NWP, North to Kodiak Alaska. They had a fine breeze and left under sails. That always makes the skipper happy! They are travelling West to East and we will cross them at some point in the Arctic.
We had a pre-departure party on board, the later part down below as it started drizzling.
You can see that the crew is very well prepared, as far as food is concerned anyway. Melanie made 140 Mason jars gourmet treats such as Moroccan Lamb Tagine.
Here is their navigation plan: