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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 to make the trip, and after being moored and limited to the boat for 6 days since we left Halifax,…


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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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Michelle Kauntz
Wild Blue Yonder

Seems you've found us. I'm one half of the charming and somewhat frustrating duo that is John & Michelle. (I'm Michelle) We once had this one-day idea that we wanted to sail around the world. We made a five year plan. After ten years of talking and two years of prepping and postponing, we are finally underway. Feel free to follow us and live vicariously though our pratfalls and adventures as we take our almost-as-old-as-John Bayfield 40 Cutter Ketch out of the safety of Lake Ontario and out into the world. On a shoestring budget. With two fiercely independent people. In basically 300-ish square feet of living space and with not a heck of a lot of sailing experience (yet) ...This is going to be fun...

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