Dogs are delaying their departure from Anchor Point. After working until the
wee hours separating water from their gas and replacing fouled fuel injectors,
the five jet-skiers are ready to go back in the water. But according to team
leader John Lang, they feel the need for a shakedown cruise before hitting the
-- (Lang 1 27 sec "We
worked on our boats ... a good test run on them here.")
also a factor for the team, and an approaching low is giving them pause:
-- (Lang 2 30 sec "And
then we got to looking ... and make good decisions.")
weather forecast for the Barren Islands is calling for a gale warning tonight
and tomorrow, with Northeast winds to 35 knots and seas building to 12 feet.
Certainly not ideal conditions for a jet ski.
it looks like the earliest they can leave Anchor Point is Sunday morning. They
plan on crossing to Port Graham at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula before making
for Kodiak. Their ultimate destination is Iliamna, after they round the Alaska