Log #50j A treacherous passage St. Pierre to Cape Breton

Log #50j A treacherous passage St. Pierre to Cape Breton

Royal Cape Breton Yacht Club Sydney, Nova Scotia Sept. 14, 2010 Hi Folks, This is a disturbing log about a horrendous passage we had from St. Pierre to Cape Breton Island. We are fine but the boat suffered some damage. It is out of sequence and I will finish my logs of the beautiful fjords
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Log #50l Fjords of Newfoundland 4

Log #50l Fjords of Newfoundland 4

Baddeck, NS Sept. 27, 2010 Hi Folks, We’re still here and probably will be for a day or three more, as the weather forecast is miserable to go down the coast towards Halifax for the next three days. An alternative that we are considering is to stay here until we settle with the insurance company
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Log #50m Fjords of Newfoundland 5

Log #50m Fjords of Newfoundland 5

East Lake Fish Camp, Orlando, Florida Dec. 11, 2010 Hi Folks, This delayed log has turned into our Christmas and Holiday Greetings and best wishes for all of you for the New Year 2011. This year of 2010 has been a very full one. We were travelling through the American South, West, and Midwest in
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Log #52a Back to Veleda

Log #52a Back to Veleda

Baddeck, Nova Scotia June 13, 2011 Hi Folks, Veleda is ready for sea. This log tells about our return to Veleda and all the work we had to do to get her ready, and our first check out sail. I have attached two chartlets. One is of Cape Breton and the Bras D` Or Lakes
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Log #52d Nova Scotia Eastern Shore 1

Log #52d Nova Scotia Eastern Shore 1

Lunenburg Yacht Club, NS July 14, 2011 Hi Folks, We are here at the Lunenburg Yacht Club for a second night. We headed out this morning to go 16 miles around the peninsula over to Lunenburg proper, but after pounding into 25 knot winds and heavy seas we turned around as we did not need
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Log #52b Exploring the Bras d’Or Lakes – Part 1

Log #52b Exploring the Bras d’Or Lakes – Part 1

Webbs Cove, Isaacs Harbour, NS June 25, 2011 Hi Folks, We are hunkered down for a second night in this sheltered cove on the mainland. We left Baddeck a week ago, have gunkholed through parts of the Bras d’Or lakes as this log outlines, and exited through St. Peters Canal to start our passage down
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Log #52c Exploring the Bras d’Or Lakes – Part 2

Log #52c Exploring the Bras d’Or Lakes – Part 2

Halifax, NS June 30, 2011 Hi Folks, We are here at the Canadian Forces Sailing Association Shearwater Yacht Club in our second day of fog. It is a friendly club and we will be going out with Veleda for its Sailpast on Dominion Day (Canada Day it is unfortunately called now) and a round McNab’s
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Log #52e Eastern Shore 2 to Halifax

Log #52e Eastern Shore 2 to Halifax

Shelburne, Nova Scotia July 21, 2011 Hi Folks, Many thanks to those of you who sent me birthday greetings. Aren’t some of the computer reminder apps handy? I am a bad one for remembering birthdays and anniversaries. I started this log on my birthday, July 19, and when I went on line today, I got
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Log #52f Halifax

Log #52f Halifax

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia July 24, 2011 Hi Folks, We are here in Yarmouth, ready to venture across the Bay of Fundy to Grand Manan Island, then down to Maine, New England and the ICW to South Carolina for mid October. The weather has been on and off frequently. We had a couple of nice sunny
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Log #52g Down The Bluenose Coast

Log #52g Down The Bluenose Coast

McGlathery Island, Maine Aug. 4, 2011 Hi Folks, We are part way down the Maine coast just past Bar Harbor, at a scenic anchorage on this island studded coast. This log gets us from Halifax to Lunenburg, stopping at the delightful towns of Chester and Mahone Bay. The weather is still cool, with many days
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Log #52h Bluenose Coast – Lunenburg and Shelburne

Log #52h Bluenose Coast – Lunenburg and Shelburne

Enroute to Lockland, Maine Aug. 8, 2011 Hi Folks, We just left Isleboro where we had an enjoyable gam with other cruisers from the SSCA. This Maine coast is indented with even more inlets peninsulas, bays channels and islands than is Nova Scotia; great gunkholing! When in Bar Harbor we went up in a glider
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Log #52i South Coast to Yarmouth and whale watching Bay of Fundy

Log #52i South Coast to Yarmouth and whale watching Bay of Fundy

Gloucester, Massachusetts Aug. 14, 2011 Hi Folks, I hope to send this tomorrow, the 15th from Boston. We finally met up with Ken Lewis here in Gloucester, as we just missed him in Rockland. I apologize to the family members who received three invitations from Picasa, as the internet connection was acting up, and I
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