Race to Alaska: Gale Wait

The Coast Guard was, to quote the race organizers, “unhappy” yesterday about the gale start. They rescued seven vessels and 20 people, two plucked out of the water. I’m not sure how we count in those statistics, but at any rate, the race organizers declared a moratorium on crossing until first light.

That was already our plan. Balancing the wind predictions against the need for slack tide to exit the harbor, we were…

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Kelsey Breseman

An adventurer, woodland creature, and engineer. Currently working on data ownership models, environmental accountability, and intentional community.