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Vancouver to Alaska
 




"Skookumchuck"

 

Our Rib

Named from Coast Salish Indian, meaning 'strong and powerful water', given to an awe-inspiring standing wave, part of the Sechelt Rapids on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.

A well proven 7.5 m South Coast Ribs 'Scorpion' powered by two Honda 90 hp fourstroke outboard engines, chosen for their good fuel economy, enhanced range, low noise and no fuel oil mix for the protection of the wilderness and our close encounters with the marine life of Alaska.

Our rig was equipped like the 'ark', everything onboard 'two by two'. We were pleased that we managed a creditable 36 kts at what must have been very close to 2 tons of Rib.

The team assembled for this expedition included three members...