Monthly Archives: June 2011

Kingston, anchored out, and now in Belleville

After spending some days at anchor waiting out a low pressure system with high winds I headed for Belleville. I finally had some good winds and some space and was able to sail with both sails up. As of today … Continue reading

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Anchoring in 1000 Islands, Beaurivage island

Here is the anchorage that I was in for a few days. The Coordinates were 44.18’15N 076.11’04W

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Inevitable Das Boat!

While I was in Brockville the yacht Inevitable was in port there. I talked with a crew member and they were just laying over on their way to Toronto. Two days later when I left Brockville, the boat passed me on … Continue reading

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1000 Islands

Hello, I’m anchored off 1000 islands close to Gananoque. I have very little cell coverage and even less ability to upload any information here. Just a note to let all know that everything is well and will be updating this … Continue reading

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Brockville

I arrived here in Brockville yesterday after passing through the last lock myself. Seaway rules state that two line handlers are required. Not having help since Fred left I figured I would try and see if they would let me … Continue reading

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Cornwall

On our way to Cornwall we had a boat pass us on the river that was actually a tall ship without any masts. It was from Ottawa and on it’s way to Kingston. They had to stop and step the … Continue reading

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Kelly IV and Locking upbound on Fathers Day!

While at the marina in Longueuil another sailboat came in that I had conversed with last winter. The name is Kelly IV and the owner in Allen Murphy out of Cleveland Ohio. Murph (as he likes to be called) and … Continue reading

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Longueuil (Pronounced Long-gay) and Old Montreal

I arrived yesterday at Longueuil after a valiant effort to go into the old port of Montreal. The laws of physics always win. My top speed is 6 knots. I had a 6 knot current or better against me and … Continue reading

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A trip through the locks

I’m sitting here in Trois Riviere waiting out the weather. It’s raining and thunderstorms with a squall watch in effect.  Tomorrow is not to be any better. While I’m here I thought I might as well update the web site. … Continue reading

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Heading home!

Well after having whales swim around the boat, and having been in salt water, I’ve decided that after motoring 650 nautical miles, (that’s about 1200 kms) I’ve decided to head back home. I’ve changed my mind on the goal of … Continue reading

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