Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sept Iles ( Seven Islands )

I have arrived in Sept Iles (or Seven Islands in English). I will be here a few days to do laundry, change the engine oil, and restock some supplies. Luckily there is a Tim’s, wifi, and a Canadian Tire all … Continue reading

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Riviere Au Tonnere

Riviere Au Tonnere or Thunder River is a fully functioning fishing village. There are no small craft docks but the government piers are suitable for the fishing boats and you just raft up to them. Just be prepared to move … Continue reading

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St Anne Des Mont

This boater we met enroute was headed to PEI. After refitting there his plan was to cross the Atlantic with his Bayfield 32 and head down to the Azores. This is the next stop after Matane and the guides tell … Continue reading

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Grand Vallee’

Another stop on the south shore of the St Lawrence just before the Gaspe is this place called Grand Vallee’ . We stopped here early evening after leaving St. Anne Des Mont. The docks here are new this year and … Continue reading

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North Shore

I’ve arrived on the north shore. Murph, my crew from the States, came with me to this location and than left on the bus back to the ferry to Matane. That’s where he left his car after driving up from Maryland. … Continue reading

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Wind Farms

          There are several huge wind farms along the south shore here that feed into the grid. This is one of several large wind farms here along the south shore.

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Thursday June 19

  This is the 48 hour surface forecast produced by the American National Weather Service marine forecast. As you can see there is a low centered just below Newfoundland and as the winds around a low turn counter clockwise, the … Continue reading

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Still in Matane……

Nothing new here, still here in Matane waiting for the water pump seal to come in. Wearing a path to the local Tim’s. I’ve also done some fiberglass work that will allow me to fasten rope to the outside of … Continue reading

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Whales and Rimouski

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Sunday in Matane

Yes I’m still here. I’ve ordered a seal kit for my water pump and it should be in here tomorrow. When it comes in I will want to rebuild my water pump hoping to stop the drip from becoming a … Continue reading

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