2021 MAHINA OCEAN EXPEDITIONS

You’ll sail a total of 350-400 miles aboard Obelix, a Garcia Exploration 45 from Bellingham’s attractive Squalicum Harbor out the Straits of Juan de Fuca and offshore into the Pacific Ocean to a point 100 miles WNW of Victoria, Canada. 

Obelix, has two double cabins and two bunk bed cabins. Each couple will have their own cabin. Obelix charters through San Juan Sailing whose excellent Learn-n-Cruise classes we’ve recommended since 1990.

LEG DATE DAYS PRICE AVAILABILITY
1 April 28 – May 7 10 $3,600 FILLED
2 May 9 – 18 10 $3,600 FILLED
3 May 19 – 28 10 $3,600 FILLED
4 June 8 – 15 8 $3,400 FILLED
5 June 16 – 23 8 $3,400 FILLED
6 June 25 – July 2 8 $3,400 FILLED
11 July 23 – August 1 10 $4,000 FILLED
7 August 27 – September 4 9 $3,500 FILLED
8 September 6 – 14 9 $3,500 FILLED
9 September 16 – 24 9 $3,500 FILLED
10 September 26 – October 4 9 $3,500 FILLED

Sample Itinerary
Bellingham Based Expeditions

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2022 MAHINA OCEAN EXPEDITIONS

2022 expeditions are conducted in two geographical locations: the Scottish Isles and the Pacific NW. Over 10 days you’ll sail approximately 300 miles, completing at least one 150-mile overnight passage. Cost $4,000 per berth.

Scottish Isles

Sailing as far north as Shetland aboard an Elan 43 based in Oban.

Leg 1: April 23-May 2: Oban, Barra, St Kilda, Stornoway: 4 berths available

Leg 2: May 4-13: Stornoway, Fair Isle, Kirkwall (Orkney): 3 berths available

Leg 3: May 15-24: Kirkwall, Fair Isle, Shetland, Stornoway: 4 berths available

Leg 4: May 26-June 4: Stornoway, Skye, Oban: 3 berths available

Pacific Northwest

Alaska, British Columbia, and Washington aboard Obelix, a Garcia Exploration 45.

Leg 5-2022: June 24 – July 3: Ketchikan, AK to Haida Gwaii, Princess Royal Island to Port Hardy, BC.  FILLED

Leg 6 – 2022: July 5 – 14: Port Hardy, BC, down the West Coast of Vancouver Island to Bellingham  FILLED

Leg 7 – 2022: August 26: Bellingham, WA to Ucluelet, BC (1/3 of the way up the outside of Vancouver Island)  6 berths available

Leg 8 – 2022: September 6 – 15, Ucluelet, BC to Bellingham, WA  6 berths available

Link and Resources

Directions to Bellingham
Hotel Recommendations
Seasickness, Avoidance and Treatment
(HERE) Garcia Exploration 45 interior layout
(HERE) List of Garcia 45 YouTube videos