Log #3d To Cockburn Island – First E-mails & Computer problems

Log #3d To Cockburn Island – First E-mails & Computer problems

Log #3d To Cockburn Island – First E-mails & Computer problems (NOTE – The following shows my first naïve attempts to use the old Mac 5600 laptop kindly given to us by Linda Berman, and which we received ONLY MINUTES before we departed from THSC in Toronto. [We almost left the dock with the computer
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Log #2c North Channel to Baie Finne

Log #2c North Channel to Baie Finne

Log #2c North Channel to Baie Finne Sugar Island, Illinois River, USA (41 20.5 N, 08 28.9 W.) Oct. 3, 1998 Hi Folks, We are on our second day down the Illinois River from Chicago. We stopped early today, so I had a chance to catch up on my log entry. I know I am
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Log #3b North Channel and Baie Fine

Log #3b North Channel and Baie Fine

Log #3b North Channel and Baie Fine (Originally as LOG # 4 NORTH CHANNEL and BAIE FINE before rearranging my numbering system) After leaving Gore Bay on July 21, we motored to the Benjamins where we were surprised to find our favourite anchorage in South East Cove of South Benjamin unoccupied. We have anchored there
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Log #3a Geogian Bay to the North Channel

Log #3a Geogian Bay to the North Channel

Hi Folks, Here is our third log of our cruise. It is now a windy rainy day in Beaver Island in northern Lake Michigan. We went out earlier today, heading for the Wisconsin mainland, but ran into 40 knot winds gusting to 55, plus waves and rain, and we said “We don’t need this.” So
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Log # 2b Tobermory to the North Channel

Log # 2b Tobermory to the North Channel

Log # 2b Tobermory to the North Channel (Gore Bay GLCC Rendezvous) It has been quite a while since I sat down at the computer to add to our log of our trip. We managed to lose all the material we have sent out so far, so I hope some one is saving this so
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Log #2a Toronto to Tobermory

Log #2a Toronto to Tobermory

VELEDA WORLD CRUISE Log #2a Toronto to Tobermory (My first proper log) Thunder Bay, Ontario Aug. 13, 1998 DEPARTURE We left the Toronto Hydroplane and Sail Club at 2040 on Friday July 3 on schedule. Actually we had said we would leave some time between 1800 to 2000; however, considering all the last minute details
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Log #3c Electrical Systems in the Bay of Islands

Log #3c Electrical Systems in the Bay of Islands

Log # 3c Electrical Systems in the Bay of Islands Oct. 3, 1998 En route down Lake Peoria Return to VELEDA and our Electrical Systems On July 30 we returned to Veleda, having been away five days when we originally planned for two or three. However, we got a lot done in Toronto. It is
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Log #5c Illinois River

Log #5c Illinois River

Oct. 27, 1998 Tennesee River on board Veleda IV Hi again folks, This may be the second E‑mail you may get from me today as I have not sent out the last one yet, and will probably be able to send both of these at the same time. I had a problem with Log #5b
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Log #5d Peoria to the Mississippi River

Log #5d Peoria to the Mississippi River

Log #5d Peoria to the Mississippi River Oct. 31, 1998 Midway Marina Ten‑Tom Waterway Mississippi Hi folks, I am really getting caught up on my logs as you can tell from the frequency of my E‑mail. We stopped for two days for the first time in ten days at a marina. We lucked in as
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Log #5e Into the Mississippi River

Log #5e Into the Mississippi River

Log #5e Into the Mississippi River Oct. 31,1998 Midway Marine Ten Tom Waterway ( This is the date and location at which I completed this part.) As we neared the end of the Illinois River, we stopped at the Illinois River Dock Restaurant for lunch. It was recommended to us by a couple of other
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Log # 6a The Mississippi River

Log # 6a The Mississippi River

Log # 6a The Mississippi River Nov. 6, 1998 Tombigbee River, Alabama on board Veleda IV Hi Folks, We are motoring through southern Alabama as I key this E‑mail in. It was cold this morning, but most of the days it has been warm and sunny in the 25 to 30 C. range. I have
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Log #5b Chicago into the Illinois River

Log #5b Chicago into the Illinois River

Log #5b Chicago into the Illinois River Fairport Yacht Club, Fairport, Alabama Nov. 17, 1998 Hi Folks, We are in Mobile Bay now, having completed the river portion of our trip on Nov.8. We will be off into the Gulf Intercoastal Water‑Way in a few days. I am still having fun (frustrations ) with my
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Log #5a CHICAGO

Log #5a CHICAGO

Log #5a CHICAGO I wanted to start this log at the same time we are transitting the Illinois River while the impressions are new and fresh, as contrasted with the logs of the Great Lakes which I am slowly getting caught up on. This is the reason I numbered this 5a as it may be
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Log # 6b – Mississippi  to Ohio River

Log # 6b – Mississippi to Ohio River

Log # 6b – Mississippi  to Ohio River Nov. 25,1998 Pensacola Naval Airstation We left Sioux Harbour, Missouri about 1515 on Oct. 17 after enjoying the hospitality of the St. Louis Power Squadron at a Chili Cook-off they held at the pavilion in the marina and exchanging Toronto and St. Louis Power Squadron pennants. Several
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Log #6C – Ohio River

Log #6C – Ohio River

Log #6C – Ohio River Joeyís Bayou, Destin Florida Nov. 30, 1998 Our last night on the Mississippi was Oct. 21 at Angelo Towhead, tucked inside an island just above the junction where the Ohio River enters the Mississippi at Cairo, Illinois. There were two other power boats at anchor with us, whom we were
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Log #6d Cumberland River to Kentucky Lakes

Log #6d Cumberland River to Kentucky Lakes

Rod & Gun Club Everglades City, Florida Dec. 17, 1998 Log #6d Cumberland River to Kentucky Lakes Hi Folks, I’ve been playing around with the laptop and think I have found a way to copy and paste those last few logs that I sent as attached files, but several of you were not able to
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Log #6e – Tennessee River

Log #6e – Tennessee River

Log #6e Everglades, Florida Dec. 19, 1998 Hi Folks, Here is my next completed Log #6e on the Tennessee River. As you can see from the log below, I am now able to put the logs on the message portion of my E‑ mail and not bother with attached files. If you are missing any
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Log #7a Fairhope, Alabama to Pensacola, Florida

Log #7a Fairhope, Alabama to Pensacola, Florida

Subject: Log #7a Mobile Bay to Pensacola Date: Wed, 29 Dec 1999 05:13:08 ‑0500 (EST) Dec. 27, 1999 Limehouse Basin, London Hi Folks, We hope you had a good Christmas and that you are ready for the Millennium. We wish you all the best for the New Year. I am using this (for us anyways)
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Log #7b Pensacola to Destin, Florida

Log #7b Pensacola to Destin, Florida

Subject: Log #7b Pensacola to Destin Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2000 08:53:06 ‑0500 (EST) Limehouse Basin London Jan. 17/00 Hi Folks, Well, I am getting caught up on my old logs from Florida that I haven’t done to this point yet. I enjoy going through our ship’s log as I key in these memories and
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Log #7c Destin to Watapo Creek

Log #7c Destin to Watapo Creek

Panama City, Florida Jan. 27, 2003 Hi Folks, I haven’t written a log since we left Turkey in December. The last log I wrote was when we finished our trip through the Greek Aegean in October. Since then we sailed back to Turkey, exploring a few of our favourite haunts on the SW coast of
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Log #7d Watapo Creek to Tarpon Bay

Log #7d Watapo Creek to Tarpon Bay

Subject: Log #7d Watapo Creek to Tarpon Bay Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2000 06:23:25 ‑0500 (EST) Limehouse Basin, London Feb. 6, 2000 Hi Folks, Here is the next log from our trip across the Gulf Intra Coastal Waterway in Dec. of 1998. It is interesting as I write these up from our ship’s log that
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Log #7e To Tarpon Springs

Log #7e To Tarpon Springs

Subject: Log #7e To Tarpon Springs Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2000 11:39:26 ‑0500 (EST) Limehouse Basin, London Feb. 8/00 Hi Folks, Here is the next log  that I enjoyed recreating as it reminded me of the nice sunny days of December in 1998 as we sailed the warm, sunny Gulf and West coasts of Florida.
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Log #7f Tarpon Springs to Venice

Log #7f Tarpon Springs to Venice

Subject: Log #7f Tarpon Springs to Venice Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 08:44:02 ‑0500 (EST) Limehouse Basin, London Feb. 17/00 Hi Folks, I hope to send this off tomorrow, before we leave for Toronto on the 19th. We are looking forward to seeing friends and family back in Canada for ten days. Things over here
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Log #7g Venice to the Everglades

Log #7g Venice to the Everglades

Log #7G Limehouse Basin, London March 28/00 Hi Folks, I’m hopefully back on line again! I hope that you are not bothered by the long list of addressees, which you should not be receiving with this log. I am using my newer Mac Powerbook 5300cs laptop which we finally got operational thanks to Terry Lowe
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Log # 6f Ten Tom Mystery Boat to Midway Marine

Log # 6f Ten Tom Mystery Boat to Midway Marine

Log # 6f Ten Tom Mystery Boat to Midway Marine Jan. 4, 1999 Caloosa Cove, Florida Keys Hi Folks, Happy New Year! It is 6 months now that Judy and I have been sailing. We are enjoying it immensely. Right now we are at a lovely time share resort that Judy’s parents have had down
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Log # 6G Tombigbee River to Demopolis

Log # 6G Tombigbee River to Demopolis

Marathon, Florida Keys Jan. 10, 1999 Hi Folks, We finally left Caloosa Cove after two luxurious weeks with Judy’s folks and her sister Jacqui and her husband. We actually had the last few days to ourselves as Judy’s parents and Jacqui had to go back earlier than the end date for the time‑share condominium resort.
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Log #6h Rattlesnake Bend to Demopolis, Alabama

Log #6h Rattlesnake Bend to Demopolis, Alabama

Log #6h Rattlesnake Bend to Demopolis, Alabama Covers the period Nov. 4 & 5, 1998 The morning we weighed anchor from Rattlesnake Bend was a quiet, misty one; we had to wait for the mist/fog to clear a bit before venturing back into the Tombigbee River and only a 70 minute quiet motor downstream to
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Log #6i Demopolis to Mobile Bay

Log #6i Demopolis to Mobile Bay

Log #6i Demopolis to Mobile Bay Covers the period Nov. 5 to Nov. 9, 1998 Ready to weigh at 0700, we called the Demopolis Lock, which was only a mile down stream, to enquire about locking down, only to be told there was a gaggle of pleasure boats already being locked down, and a large
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