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Snow Squalls and Weather Windows: A Week in Shelburne

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January 12, 2019

October 14th, 2018 :: Day 112

We had arrived in Shelburne a bit weary after beating into the wind for over double the amount of time it should have taken…

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Dodging Weather: Halifax to Shelburne

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January 12, 2019

October 3rd, 2018 :: Day 101

It was time.  We’d been in Halifax getting work done on the boat and waiting for hurricane season to ease up for almost a…

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One Hundred Days

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December 29, 2018

Day 100 – October 2nd.

We are still alive. No one has fallen overboard. We haven’t hit another boat. We haven’t killed each other.

In fact, life is good. Really good.

We…

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The Incredibly Memorable Road Trip Weekend with Ben & John

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December 29, 2018

September 28: Day 96

When Ben and John contacted me a few weeks back to let me know that they would be coming to Halifax, we thought we would miss…

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Fall in Halifax

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December 28, 2018

September 21st :: Day 89

Hard to believe it’s the fall equinox and we have reached the official last day of summer. The nights are getting colder (9C last night,…

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Blue Eden

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December 27, 2018

September 20th :: Day 88

Had a wonderful day today with Colleen and Paul: our lovely new friends that own the fabulous vessel Blue Eden. (we had the pleasure meeting…

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Pier 21, The Bluenose II, and Exploring Halifax

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December 27, 2018

September 15th: Day 83

John and I decided to get out of the marina and head downtown.  I wanted to check out the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market beside Pier 21,…

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The Passage to Halifax

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December 27, 2018

September 7, 2018 – Day 75.

Our last stretch along the Canso Causeway brought us out along Chedabucto Bay and gave us the option of taking a “short cut” through Andrew…

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Labour Day Weekend, Dad’s Wine and a Duck

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November 28, 2018

September 1st: a beautiful, cool, morning with barely any wind on a glassy, rippled body of water. Like travelling on liquid silver. The swells come slow; small foothills to…

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The Bridge to Pictou

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October 19, 2018

August 29th, 2018 – After eleven days of being spoiled in Summerside, we found ourselves dodging lobster traps once again through the Northumberland Strait on our leg out of…