At 5:50,Aug.2, we left Fukaura and headed to Matsumae Port of Southern tip of Hokkaido, closest town to Honshu. On the way we could enjoy thrilling sailing for one hour, with 25kt closehold wind. After arriving at Matsumae at 13:30, we went for sightseeing to Matsumae Castle. In Tokugawa Period , a feudal lord ,Matsumae family, ruled Hokkaido using Ainu tribe like slaves, sad history.
At 5:50, Aug.3, we left Mastumae and running toward Hakodate now. Temperature is 25deg.C, much lower than most of Honshu area.
|At Matsumae Castle|
|At Matsumae Port|