Sunday, July 21, 2019

We woke up to a calm and warm morning. With the temperature rising, we decided to transit the canal early. After departing the marina at 09:00, we transited the canal at 09:45 and set a course for Cape Canso. As we neared Cape Canso at 15:00, a severe thunderstorm warning was issued by Environment Canada. We decided to seek shelter and entered into a remote and somewhat hazardous area of the coast to find an anchorage. We dropped anchor in 40 feet of…

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

We returned home from Montreal on Monday and on Wednesday, we caught a flight back to Sydney. The early and direct flight afforded us the time in the afternoon to provision with groceries and beer.On Thursday, we carefully checked the tides and tidal currents in the Big Bras d'Or Channel and departed the Dobson Yacht Club at 0800.The wind was out of the North at 15 to 20 kts and after heavy rain overnight, the skies were beginning to clear. At the Seal…

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