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One Foot Seas, My Ass

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September 14, 2018

July 25th, 2018. With fairly quiet (though possibly wet) weather forecasted for the following few days, and brand spankin’ new spare fuel and engine filters on board from Rimouski,…

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Thirty Days

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September 10, 2018

Thirty days. Hard to conceive how much time that actually is… One major holiday, one major sunburn. Several wind burns. Heat waves where we plunged into frigid water to…

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Short Swells and Engine Drama

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September 5, 2018

July 21, 2018: The idea was to overnight to Gaspé or at least, Gaspésie.  It was, at the time, a good idea.  We had just experienced a beautiful couple…

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The Magical Land of Whales and Sunsets

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September 3, 2018

I have found the place where my camera wants to live.

July 19th, 2018 – Our trip from Cap-a-l’Aigle seemed like it was going to be fairly quiet and calm….

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Breaking Rule Number Two

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August 31, 2018

There are rules.  Of course there are rules.  And like all rules, they came about because of actual events that happened that we don’t want to repeat.  There are…

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An Unexpected Week in Quebec City

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August 28, 2018

July 11th, 2018: John and I had earlier debated on whether to stop in Quebec City. We both hadn’t been there previously and we knew it was worth the…

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High Winds and Tide Tables

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August 25, 2018

July 8th, 2018: 70 nautical miles covered in 9 hours: Longueuil to Trois-Rivières. We experienced some considerable chop and rolls on Lac St Pierre for a while, and then…

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Longueuil, Montreal, and the UPS Screw-Up

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August 25, 2018

July 6th, 2018: Our trip from Lachine to Montreal had us transiting the last two locks of the St Lawrence Seaway: Côte Ste Catherine and the St Lambert Locks….

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Bienvenue à Québec

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August 24, 2018

We were informed by other cruisers that there were a few words that we should know in French when travelling through Quebec.  Since my four years of grade school…

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Locks, Lines, and Border Crossings

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July 24, 2018

Our trip from Gananoque to Brockville was uneventful other than passing Dark Island’s Singer Castle and hearing numerous gunshots from nearby shores. Given that Singer Castle used to be…