Oct 04, 2014
Return to Anacortes to leave Airship for planned upgrades: solar panels, inverter, additional house batteries, inverter, stove/oven, wifi hub.
On the way, passed a pod of orcas on the West side of San Juan Island, just North of Lime Kiln Lighthouse. One whale came close enough that we had to shut down our engine and drift while they passed by. We first noticed the approaching whale when it set off the radar alarm a quarter mile away - we saw a blip appear, set off the alarm, then disappear. A few seconds later, a second blip appeared nearby and disappeared.