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 Completed
2 May 9 – 18 10 $3,600 Completed
3 May 19 – 28 10 $3,600 Completed
4 June 8 – 15 8 $3,400 Completed
5 June 16 – 23 8 $3,400 Completed
6 June 25 – July 2 8 $3,400 Completed
11 July 23 – August 1 10 $4,000 Completed
7 August 27 – September 4 9 $3,500 Completed
8 September 6 – 14 9 $3,500 Completed
9 September 16 – 24 9 $3,500 Completed
10 September 26 – October 4 9 $3,500 Currently underway

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Bellingham Based Expeditions

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2022 MAHINA OCEAN EXPEDITIONS

2022 expeditions are conducted in four geographical locations: the Scottish Isles, Alaska, Haida Gwaii (the Queen Charlotte Islands) and the wild west coast of Vancouver Island. Over a 10-day expedition you’ll sail approximately 300 miles, completing at least one 150-mile overnight passage while learning to deal with huge tides and current in dramatic and remote cruising areas. You’ll master traditional, celestial and electronic navigation, storm tactics, Lifesling overboard rescue and gain many valuable skills and experiences. Don’t hesitate to ask about the waiting list if the expedition you’re interested in is listed as filled, as we do get cancellations.

Cost $4,000 per berth for Legs 1-6, $5,000 per berth for Legs 7, 8 & 9.

Scottish Isles

Sailing as far north as Shetland aboard an Elan 43 based in Oban. Price: $4,000 per person.

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

2 berths available

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

2 berths available

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

1 berth available

Leg 4: May 26-June 4: Stornoway, Skye, Oban:

2 berths available

Pacific Northwest

Alaska, British Columbia, and Washington aboard Obelix, a Garcia Exploration 45.
Price: Legs 5 & 6 $4,000 per person,
Legs 7, 8 & 9 $5,000 per person

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

FILLED, 0 wait list

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

FILLED, 0 wait list

Leg 7 – 2022: September 3-14: Bellingham, WA to Ucluelet, BC (1/3 of the way up the outside of Vancouver Island)

2 berths available

Leg 8 – 2022: September 14-23: Ucluelet, BC to Bellingham, WA

3 berths available

Leg 9 – 2022: September 25 – October 4: Bellingham to Vancouver Island and back to Bellingham

6 berths available

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