Hand crafted, unique small ship cruises: the Inside Passage of SE Alaska, British Columbia, the Pacific Northwest, San Juan Islands and the Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico.
Pacific Catalyst

Left Ensenada before dawn.

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ETA in La Paz is Saturday evening. A beautiful sky as we left the marina this morning. So far so good. Approaching San Quintin and about an hour ahead of my estimate. The wind has been more than the predicted 20 knots, it reached 29 knots before easing to the 18 we have now. A...

Stormy Weather

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After an interesting 12 hours of being slapped about by steep, confused seas, we have lost enough time that we will be forced to hole up somewhere as the next storm moves up the coast. We are about 15 miles north of Westport, WA, and our speed has risen to 6.5 knots, which is...
Baja Bound

MV Westward Heading South

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After waiting for weather to settle, Westward will be leaving Port Townsend tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon at the top ot the tide, and beginning our repositioning to La Paz, Baja California. You can follow our progress:  We hope to arrive in San Diego on Wednesday, November...