Captain Rob's Deckhand


Daylight Fades Over Glacier Bay

July 12, 2016 | Captains bLOG Author:

Finally back on the water!

July 10, 2016 | Captains bLOG Author:

What about those ice chunks?

March 13, 2016 | Captains bLOG Author:

While exploring Alaska you may get the chance to see some floating ice. Most people call these ice chunks icebergs. Technically to be an iceberg by scientific definition, the ice chunk must have 15 feet of ice visible above the […]

How do Glaciers Carve

March 11, 2016 | Captains bLOG Author:

Glacier ice is hard, but definitely not hard enough to carve rock. Then how do they carve out valleys? The answer lies at the bottom of them. As the glaciers slip and slide down the hill friction causes a thin […]

Interpreting the Alaska seasons with Wildflowers

March 6, 2016 | Captains bLOG Author:

Spring seems like it is right around the corner. So our minds wander to the upcoming wildflower season. Everyone loves the magnificent color the Alaska wildflowers add to the horizon. Wild Lupin is one of the first flowers to add […]

Alaskan’s Number One Rule to surviving the Alaska Climate

February 29, 2016 | Captains bLOG Author:

GOLDEN RULE: Pack Layers! While cruising in Alaska you will likely experience all types of weather. You will find the days can run the gauntlet from warm, sunny, to cold, rainy, overcast and back again in the blink of an […]

Humpback whales bubble feeding in shallow water at Sunset

February 15, 2016 | Captains bLOG Author:

Humpback Whales Bubble feeding, in 14 feet of water! Seen from the bridge.

Dolly Varden Fishing

July 15, 2013 | Captains bLOG Author:

Dolly Varden Char, (Salvelinus malma) and one Cutthroat Trout (Salmo Clarki) caught off of a beach in Frederick Sound. These fish were feeding on young Pacific (Sand) Lances emerging from a sandy beach. Dollys move between fresh water and salt […]