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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…

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Sixty Days In

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October 16, 2018

Sixty days. Things are shifting. Learning to let go of control and quite literally, going with the tide. The weather is boss, followed by the boat. I’m not sure…

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Eleven Days of Summer(side)

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October 9, 2018

August 17th, 2018 – Eighteen hours on the water from our somewhat successful stopover at Escuminac to Prince Edward Island.

The first nine hours were done overnight with bumpy, metre-ish high…

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Escuminac, Again

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October 5, 2018

August 15, 2018 – Blue skies in front of us, weather behind.  We left Bay du Vin for our return to Escuminac with a bit of trepidation, as if…

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Divine to Distress to Difficulty: Breaking Rules Two and Four

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October 3, 2018

Sunday, August 12, 2018: I had been looking forward to this for days.  If the weather was right, we would be in an ideal situation to experience one of…

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Quai de Shippagan

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September 22, 2018

August 7th, 2018: We crossed the bay to New Brunswick on a quiet, and foggy day.  We were kept company by a few seals and lots of sea birds,…

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Saints and Herons – Finally saying adieu to Québec

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September 22, 2018

August 4th: Needing a break and a nap after our forced concert experience, as well as some time cleaning up the tumultuousness that the waves created, we motored a…

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Anchors, Dinghys, and Smoke on the Water

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September 16, 2018

August 1st, 2018: There had been several jobs that just didn’t get done before we departed Hamilton for our adventure.  We weren’t concerned, they could all be accomplished at…

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Fuel and Friendship

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September 14, 2018

We don’t have a working fuel gage on the boat.  We also have a fuel tank that’s tipped at an angle in the bilge.  So our problem is that…