Barkley Sound & Beyond

Whether you’re planning a circumnavigation of Vancouver Island or a two-week trip to Barkley Sound, this seminar will show you how to meet the challenges of wind, waves, fog and rocks in order to fully enjoy the region’s intriguing history, people, and scenery.

In person at the Club. 6:00 - 7:00 Social hour; 7:00 - 8:00 Presentation

PYC member Elsie Hulsizer is the author of “Voyages to Windward: Sailing Adventures on the West Coast of Vancouver Island” and “Glaciers, Bears and Totems: Sailing in Search of the Real Southeast Alaska.” She and her husband Steve Hulsizer have cruised extensively in Northwest Waters including 7 trips to SE Alaska, two trips to Haida Gwaii and 20+ trips to the West Coast of Vancouver Island. In 1978, they sailed from Boston to Seattle via the Panama Canal and Hawaii in a 32ft Chesapeake 32 sloop. Elsie has a master’s degree in oceanography and a certificate in fine art photography. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for Seattle's Center for Wooden Boats.