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

The Last Frontier

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Story and Photos by Neil Rabinowitz: MOTOR BOATING AND SAILING/AUG. 1997 Adventure is guaranteed on a cruise of Alaska’s glacier-studded southeast coast on board Catalyst, a classic explorer. Two grizzlies before breakfast were more than we had bargained for. We dared not twitch...

Alaska at eye level

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by Christine Hemp, Boston Globe Vintage 1932 motor vessel offers comfort, companionability, exploring in hard-to-reach spots, and even solitude. FREDERICK SOUND, Alaska – A miniature iceberg glistens and slowly melts on a chafing dish. The dining room table, steaming with...

North to Alaska

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Exploring Nature’s Wonders by Boat and Kayak -Lisa Alpine, Pacific Sun “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”- Martin Buber The place of deep impact for me on my trip to Alaska last summer was a “shoe-sized,”...

Wild Blue Wander

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Aboard the M/V Catalyst, Alaska’s Inside Passage serves as spectacular backdrop for the rustic adventure and fine food. by Jeff Book -Coastal Living Magazine Birthday cakes. That’s what Bill Bailey calls the leviathan cruise ships that ply the Inside Passage—decks piled on...

Warning, a Wooden Boat Can Change Your Life

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by Amanda Neal, Galley Essentials, 48° North

Down to a Science

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-by Kristal Seeden , Sea Magazine Click here to read the pdf