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Welcome to Adventures of CODA.  This is the travel log of Steve Olsson. Travelling with Barbara (his sister) on a 43 foot American Tug.

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Red Bluff

Red Bluff is a deep bay with a narrow passage into the back harbor. The banks of the entrance are brick red and I suppose that is where...

Warm Springs

Well Guess what we found here? We went here because we heard that there were warm Springs. We tried to stay at the dock but it was very...

Takatz

Just a short 2 hour hop south was Takatz Bay. This was a very deep bay and very popular. I loved the narrow entrance to the back part...

Ell Cove

Oh My God! What a recommendation this was! This is a small bay that turns on an angle at the end. (sort of like an "L"") Outside the...

Sitka

A very short 2 hour hop into Sitka. I don't really like being in a marina when so many beautiful spots out in nature are available. To...

Lives in Peril

We left our cozy cove at 9:00 AM which made our ETA at Sergius Narrows at high tide slack. We had read the coast pilot and Active...

Good Bye Glacier Bay

We had to leave the bay and we did so with great memories of glaciers and wildlife and friends. I am pleased that we have put aside...

Beartrack Cove

Our last night in Glacier Bay was in Beartrack cove. We were enticed into the cove by the name. We actually left fairly late as we...

The Battle of Sandy Bay

When we last left off we were headed from Blue Mouse cove to North Sandy Bay. The background is that Sandy Bay is a good anchorage that...

Glacier Bay

I am not sure how to even write about this experience. I found Glacier Bay to be an incredible place I will not be able to describe it...

Sorry I was absent

Currently we are in Swanson Harbor and expect to stay here two days. We departed Glacier bay yesterday and it was an 8 hour trip to get...

Holding Pattern

Moved to Icy Straits, which is right next to the entrance to Glacier Bay, in hopes to get my permit to enter the bay moved forward by a...

Juneau

Back to the big city and all of it's trappings. On the way in we picked up some dinghy fuel, propane and diesel. Topped them all off. ...

The Tracy Arm

Wow -- Just Wow! I know I keep saying this but the Tracy Arm and the Sawyer Glacier was even more beautiful that the others. It was a...