Tag Archives: Alaska

Cruise to Alaska with Waggoner

For the first time ever, Waggoner Cruising Guide is inviting a small group of boats to cruise in company from Anacortes, WA to Ketchikan, AK. They’ll plan the routes, worry about the weather, and arrange for unforgettable experiences. The plan … Continue reading

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US Fish and Wildlife Boat Sinks in Kodiak Harbor

Salvors on Friday attempted to raise a 63-foot U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service vessel that sank overnight while docked at a Kodiak harbor. The Arlluk, a federal research vessel that’s used by two Alaska Peninsula wildlife refuges, was found submerged at 3:30 a.m. in … Continue reading

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Drifting Shell Drill Ship Grounds on Rocks Off Alaska

A large drill ship belonging to oil major Shell ran aground off Alaska on Monday night after drifting in stormy weather, company and government officials said. The ship, the Kulluk, broke away from one of its tow lines on Monday afternoon and … Continue reading

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Mindbender

Where did Geographic Harbor get its name from? Hint: Pick up a copy of the February issue of BWS. Send your answers to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com. A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random from … Continue reading

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