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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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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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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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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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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…

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Canada Day Heat Wave and a Defunct Fridge

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July 24, 2018

Gananoque is truly a Canadian version of Stars Hollow on the water. I was half expecting to see Luke’s Diner when we walked into town but instead found Rib…

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41 Hours To Kingston

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July 10, 2018

We have a big, heavy, cumbersome boat. I don’t want to say that she’s old as she’s exactly ten years younger than me and I’m in my damn prime,…

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Setting Sail with a Send-off

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July 10, 2018

This is all new to me. I have no idea what comes next, except it involves moving very slowly across bodies of water.

Sailors, I have realized in my research…

Preparations Video

A Long Time Coming

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June 11, 2018

On April 23rd 2017, exactly one year after our splash day at Mimico Yacht Club, we stood, with coffee in hand, on the shore of Lake Ontario.  We had…

Preparations Video

The Little Engine That Couldn’t

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June 9, 2018

(… this story is continued from part 1: A Flying Boat With No Engine)

A sailboat in a slip without masts or an engine isn’t going very far.

We had a…