|Wind Dancer Itinerary
May 8, 2005 Sailing Instructor Jack Dale Boards for Sailing Instruction for Coastal Advanced Skipper Sailing and Coastal Navigation
May 15, 2005 Sidney, BC at Blanchard Rigging to Complete the Sails Rigging, Rear Outboard Motor Hoist and other Maintenance Items.
May 17, 2005 Sidney, BC Van Isle Marina
May 19, 2005 Port of Nanimo
May 21, 2005 French Creek Marina near Parksville, Van Island
May 23, 2005, Wind Dancer is currently in Campbell River at the Discovery Marina.
May 29, 2005 Wind Dancer through Seymour Narrows up Discovery Passage to Nodales Channel to Cordero. Stop at Shoal Bay.
May 30, 2005 Wind Dancer was headed for Green Point Rapids. Meet up with Wayne and Marilyn Roberts. Had a wonderful stay.
June 2, 2005 Wind Dancer back to Campbell river to drop off guests
June 10, 2005 Wind Dancer back to Green Point Rapids to help Wayne Roberts Wire up his house and help out at Big Bay Stuart island.
June 21, 2005 Wind Dancer back in Campbell River to reprovision for a trip to Green Point Rapids, Loughborough Inlet, Minstrel Island, Knight Inlet.
July 1, 2005 Canada Day at Green Point Rapids & Blind Channel. Shot of a pile of old outdated flares collected from a number of old fishing boats and others.
July 4, 2005 Queen Charlotte Isands
July 15, Return to Inside Passage
July 16, 2005 Back to Campbell River to Courtney Musicfest,
July 20, 2005 Minstrel Island, Knight's Inlet
July 30, 2005 Echo Bay, Pierre's Lodge and Marina
August 10, 2005 Bond Inlet, Kwatsi Bay,
August 20, 2005 Campbell River to Stuart Island and Sonora Island.
August 24, 2005 Desolation Sound
September 1, 2005 Shoal Bay Lodge Salmon Crab Fest
September 4, 2005 Return to Campbell River Through Dent Rapids
September 7, 2005 Campbell River to Naniamo
September 9, 2005 Naniamo to LadySmit
September 10, 2005 :LadySmith to Thetis Island
September 12, 2005 Thetis Island to Ganges Harbour Salt Spring Island
September 14, 2005 Port of Sidney
September 15, 2005 Port of Sidney to Victoria Inner Harbour
September 21, 2005 Victoria to Van Isle Marina
September 24, 2005 Sidney to Friday Harbour WA to Lopez Island
September 30, 2005 Lopez Island to Orcas and to Sidney BC
October 2, 2005 Sidney to Pender Harbour Poet's Cove and return October 3, 2005 to Sidney
October 8, 2005 Day Sails
October 10, Winter Moorage at the Port of Sidney
Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan 06 Sailing San Juan Islands and near Port of Sidney
Winter Moorage at the Port of Sidney
April 5, 2006 Port of Sidney to Campbell River.
April 8, 2006 Campbell River to Greene Point Rapids
April 12, 2006 Greene Point Rapids to Sullivan Bay
April 14, 2006 Sullivan Bay to Shearwater.
April 16 2006 Shearwater to Prince Rupert
April 20, 2006, Prince Rupert to Ketchikan, AK
April 26, 2006 Ketchikan, AK to Glacier Bay, AK
May 26, 2006 Glacier Bay AK to Sitka, AK.
June 5, 2006 Sitka, AK to Masset, Queen Charlotte Islands, BC
June 21, 2006, Queen Charlotte Islands to Cowichan Bay, BC
Wind Dancer was retired as I taken on running a Carver 56 Voyaguer back to the Queen Charlotte Islands and Back to Sidney
About S.V. WIND DANCER
Manufacture: Cooper Yachts Ltd. Coquitlam, B.C. Canada
Model: 353 Pilot House, Sloop Rig.
Year Built 1981
Serial Number: 353200681
Designer Stan Huntingford
Registered Port: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Overall Length: Hull 35', 3", (36’ 3” Including Pulpit Nav. Light)
Water Line Length 29’ 6”
Draft 5’ 10”
Beam 12 Feet
Displacement 13,500 lbs.
Propulsion: Volvo Penta MD11D 25 HP. @ 3300 RPM Less
than one Imperail Gallon per hour Fuel Consumption
at Cruise of 6 5 Knots
Engine Hours 305 Since Complete Major Overhaul in February 2005
Volvo Penta Sail Drive.Ratio 1.87:1
Propellers: Current Mounted Fixed Pitch. Spare 16" 2 Blade
Electronics: Garmin 76C Map GPS with External Antenna
JRC 1500 16 Nautical Mile Radar
Sea View Depth Sounder
Sea Ranger VHF Fixed with Remote Speaker
2 -Hummingbird Model VHF 5 Hand Helds
BBX Broadband Internet & GPS External Antenna.
Radio Shack Scanner
100 Volt System The entire boat has been wired with 4 - 110 Volt
Stereo Alpine CDE-9845 CD Player, Tuner, Aux. with input
for Computer or DVD, MP3, IPod and other Audio Inputs.
Battery: 6-1500 Amp Batteries
Battery Charger: Professional Mariner 20 Amp 110 Volt, 60 Hz.
Inverter: Sea Volt 700 Watt 115 Volt 60 hz.
Auto Pilot: Wagner 850 Hydraulic
Windlass: Lofrans 2200 lb. Manual
Cabin Heater Dickinson Newport Diesel with Isolated Pulse Pump.
Chimney Exhaust Diffuser for strong wind protection.
Ground Tackle: Bruce 35 lb. Plow, Bruce 45 lb. Plow with 150' Chain and
250' Triple Braid Line Rode on Each Anchor.
Sails: 5- Sails Total, 150%, 120% Genoa including New Harken Roller Furling System, Gennaker. All Sails Checked and repaired by UK Sails May 05.
Fresh Water: 80 Imp. Gallons with Hot Water from Engine Heat and
110 Volt Heater Sureflo 48-PSI Pressure System with
Fresh Water Filtration & 25 Gallon Drinking Water
Shore Fresh Water Perko Shore Fresh Water System Connection with
10” Filtration Isolation Valve for Shore Water Input or
Fresh Water Output.
Sea Water Wash Sureflo Pro Blaster Sea Water Wash Down Pump.
Fuel Tank 40 Gallon with Fuel Water Raycor Filtration. Anti-
Overboard Spill Valves and Holding Reservoir
Holding Tank 6 Gallon with Y Valve with Deck Discharge
Sewage Treatment Raritan Electra/San Sewage Treatment. Complies
Type 1 & 111 USCG
Spare Parts: Complete New Gasket Kit for Volvo Penta MD 11 Engine
Complete Spare Sail Drive Assembly
Complete Volvo Penta 16" 2 Blade Folding Propeller
New set of Jabsco Pump Impellors for all pumps
Spare New components for all essential systems.
Plano Storage Cases of Stainless, Electrical
Components & Spare Parts plus extensive hardware.
Tools: All tooling, for rebuilding any of the components aboard
including Main Engine, Sail Drive, Pumps, Cooling
Systems, Water Systems and Electrical Systems.
Upgrades: 1) Large 1 1/4" Perko Sea Strainer Intake
2) 3/4" Sea water supply for Sea Water Wash
Down Sureflo Blaster
Pump With Hose Station.
3) All Rear Storage Access Hatches with
Stainless Steel Spring Openers and Stainless
4) Engine Exhaust Riser,
5) Raritan PHE11 Electric Head and Lectra/San
Sewage Treatment Device Installed Type
1 Type 111 Sewage System Compliance.
6) Household Sized head with Oak Toilet Seat.
7) Auto Electric Bilge & High Water Bilge Alarm
8) 2 - Manual Main Bilge Pumps,
9) Engine Bilge with Anti-Pollution Discharge
10) Guzzler Portable with Hoses for emergency.
11) Diesel Fill Vent Overflow Tank and Manifold to
prevent Overboard Fuel Spills.
Upholstery All new in 2005.
Main Cabin bed is 6” Latex Foam Rubber with 1” Air Lifter to prevent moisture under mattress.
Salon Couch 6” Latex Foam Rubber and fluffed rear Cushions for superior comfort
Interior Ships Brass Clocks and Barometers.
Large Brass Oil Lamp
Additional Lighting in Lavatory.
Teak 3 Drawer Cabinet added for extra storage
Lavatory Teak Accessories
New Teak Mirror
Galley Hiller Range 3 Burner with Oven
Custom Teak Dish Set Holder with Custom Cup Holders.
Wooden Dish Rack and Complete set of Dishes, Pans, Pots Etc.
Saftey & Fire: 1 - Carbon Monoxide and 1 - Smoke Detectors.
5 - Fire Extinguishers and 1 Fire Blanket
Excellent First Aid and Safety Equipment Inventory.
Large Emergency Spill Kit
Mag Flash Lights & LED Flashlights. Shake Lights.
2 sets 7 X 50 Binoculars
Documentation: A complete set of Manuals of all components available in Paper Binders and also CD Roms of all systems aboard.
Dingy: New Achilles 8.5
Outboard New Yamaha 4 Stroke 4 Hp
Additional Force 10 Large Propane Barbeque with Cover
3 Propane Bottles all fit in Propane Locker.
2 X 110 Volt heaters
1 X Fan
Crab Trap with Floats
2 X Scrub Brushes
6 Large Fenders
1 Smaller Fender
3 Dingy Fenders
Assorted Dock Lines
Outboard Engine Hoisting Pole
12 Volt Cigarette Lighter Plug Ins at Hatch Entry for Accessories.