Sunday, August 4, 2019

Thursday - We departed Pubnico in fog at 10:00. As we departed, we chatted with a seaweed harvester, who was transporting a full load.  A full load. A summer job.It was 13:00 before we could clear the coast, which has many reefs, rocks awash and significant tidal currents.  Once outside, we set a course for Rockland, Maine, an overnighter.By afternoon, we were able to see blue sky, but at the surface the advection fog continued for most of the passage. Sunset in the…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Sunday - We departed La Have Yacht Club in the fog at 09:30. The fog quickly turned into a big blue sky.  La Have Yacht Club on a summer morning. Departing La Have in the fog.After seeing our first dolphins of the season, we set sail in light winds and sailed all the way into Brooklyn Marina, tying up at 15:30. Monday - Today was a very long and lumpy day.We arrived Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club tired at 19:15. Tuesday - We spent…

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Thursday - We cast off from Bishop's Landing and headed into the Bedford Basin. Following a short visit to the Dartmouth Yacht Club for fuel, we headed out the Harbour past Halifax. Big Boat, little Boat. Learning to sail. A great place to visit. Off Chebucto Head at 16:30. Dropped anchor in Rogue's Roost at 19:20. Friday - After a very calm and quite night on the hook, we departed Rogue's Roost at 08:30. We tried to sail in the PM, but not…

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Tuesday - Woke up to rain, drizzle and fog. We departed the anchorage near Mushaboom at 08:15 and dodged rocks and shoals for the next hour. Sailed for about an hour in the morning, with winds dying off to less than 5 kts in the afternoon. A heavy shower was followed by clearing skies. Arrived at Bishop's Landing on the Halifax waterfront at 17:15. Following a nice seafood dinner at a local restaurant, we enjoyed a visit from some family. Wednesday - Despite…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

After getting up in the dark, we weighed anchor (including the salad) at 05:45.    Despite "Red sky in the morning, sailor take warning", we enjoyed the sunrise.   As we proceeded out of the sheltered anchorage, we noticed a significant swell left over from yesterday. The winds started out of the Northwest, which was favorable, but by noon the winds were again out of the Southwest, which was not. At one point during the day, we crossed paths with a rather large…

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