Adventures of Whistler

January 13, 2022

2021 Boat Charter in BC

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Last spring, after Whistler-Blackcomb was forced to close due to the pandemic, we found ourselves missing being on the water. It was the time of year when we would normally have been flying back to [...]

December 19, 2020

2020 Christmas Update

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This website has been a sailing blog devoted to recording our adventures on S/V Whistler, but we thought you deserved an update. It has been over a year since we docked our boat in New [...]

October 21, 2019

Pumice Arrives in Fiji

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Pumice from Tongan eruption floats through Fiji.

Kiting in Wallis

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: 2019-Wallis|

The weather in Wallis for the first two weeks had not been “flash”. Numerous troughs bringing cloudy conditions, frequent squalls, heavy downpours and gusty high winds had battered the island. With all the rain, it [...]

September 18, 2019

Wallis Territory Day Celebrations

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On July 29th, Wallis & Futuna celebrate Territory Day marking the anniversary of the 1961 signing of the agreement between France and Wallis & Futuna.  It was a big event so we attended with Mark [...]

Wallis Island Tour

By |September 14th, 2019|Categories: 2019-Wallis|

We decided to take advantage of an improving weather forecast and do a land tour of Uvea, the main island of Wallis. Muddling through in French with the rental agency, we booked a small SUV [...]