Monthly Archives: July 2014

Club Nautique on L’lle d’Orleans Island Quebec

After the three day run from Rimouski, Tadoussac, and Cap A A’laige, I ended up staying at the Bacchus Yacht club for a few days. Just completing 140NM I needed some down time. This was the home of the two … Continue reading

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Tadoussac to Quebec the return trip

This was an interesting part of the trip. It’s about the best way I can describe it. We left Tadoussac in nice weather with relatively calm seas with a reasonable forecast, 10 to 15kts on the nose. Well it turned … Continue reading

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Tadoussac Quebec

Well I’m back in Tadoussac. On the way up I stopped here but did not get a chance to blog about it. Now that I’m at the dock here I will try and catch up. I’m doing this with the … Continue reading

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Boats

In Rimouski there is a fair bit of boat traffic. This is one of the last places on the St. Lawrence that has a good wharf and access to trucking for shipping goods north and to remote outposts. There are … Continue reading

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Rocking at the dock

Yesterday we had 40 knots or 80 km / hr winds at the dock! All the sail boats were rocking and lines had to be checked. The power boats were not as affected since they essentially have a flatter bottom … Continue reading

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Rimouski to Forestville ferry

 For something to do I took the ferry that runs from Rimouski here to Forestville on the north shore. It’s a two hour ride that this fast catamaran makes at 45km / hour. It can carry 30 vehicles and 175 … Continue reading

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Rimouski revisited

On the way back now I’m able to spend a little time here in Rimouski. Hurricane Arthur has come through and the tail end sent the marina rocking. Nothing to get excited about. Just add a few lines and sit … Continue reading

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Iles De Grand Cauois (Grand Cauois Island)

    I anchored in this cove on Grand Cauois Island 30 miles south of Sept Iles   There was a lone house in this cove and I met the people there. I went fishing with Henry and Bridgette, went to … Continue reading

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