Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part II

...when there is a westerly wind and the tide is ebbing.The captain waited another day and then, in agreement with his men, set sail for Avacha Bay on the 27th. With the loss of their two boats, they had no way to replenish their dwindling supply of fresh...
JAS' annual Berners Bay cruises begin

...continuing on Saturday, May 2. The cruise Saturday departs Auke Bay at 8:30 a.m.; the two cruises happening the next weekend sail at 8:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. Each cruise features naturalists aboard the boats to share information about wildlife...
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part I of Alaska's greatest unsolved mysteries. In the summer of 1741, two Russian ships, the St. Paul and St. Peter, set sail from Avacha Bay on the Kamchatka Peninsula under the command of Vitus Bering. Aleksi Chirikov, captaining the St. Paul, lost...
Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line

KETCHIKAN - The Kennicott, a ferry in the Alaska Marine Highway System, set sail earlier this month from the Ketchikan Shipyard with more than $13 million in repairs and refurbishments complete.The ferry...
My corner of Alaska: Jerry's Rant

...You need to get out of here. North or south, boat or van, it doesn't matter but, Jerry, you need a different latitude. Sail up north somewhere, Alaska maybe, where there are fewer people, or else get in the van and go south until you get to a nice...
Ketchikan man making replica sail for museum ship

...Bristol Bay double-ender is a single-sail fishing boat that was widely used by immigrant...the 1880s, the concept of small single-sail, low-sitting fishing boats traveled...two people can run this boat, put the sail up and down and catch all these fish and...
SAIL: Inspiring personal independence in Southeast

...of Southeast Alaska Independent Living, or SAIL. "We help them do that."As the name implies, SAIL seeks to inspire personal self-sufficiency...times you have to find creative solutions."SAIL is one of hundreds of independent living centers...
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...mysteries of one of the wildest places on Earth.The 261-foot Sikuliaq (see-KOO'-lee-ak) next month will leave Seward, sail around the Aleutian Islands and tuck into sea ice in the Bering Sea. The voyage will be the final trial for its reinforced hull...
Photos: Got running? for the Vermont 100, one of the original 100-mile races in the United States. Proceeds from the evening benefit SAIL's adaptive sports program, ORCA. Other panelists include local runners Houston Laws, Rachel Phelps and Cecile Elliott...
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part II

...mammals, including several 10-meter long Pacific manatees. They built a new ship from the wreckage of the St. Peter and set sail in the summer of 1742.Dennis Hall and I skied into the clouds, feeling our way through a field of crevasses near the pass...


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