Log #18c Rouen to Paris – Part I

Log #18c Rouen to Paris – Part I

Log #18c Rouen to Paris – Part I Written at Pontailler sur Saone Nov. 25, 2000 Covers the period Oct. 3 to Oct. 8, 2000 After having a snack at McDonalds, we returned to Veleda to construct our cradle for the mast. We had purchased eight 8 foot lengths of 2 by 4 in Jersey
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Log #18d   Rouen to Paris Part 2

Log #18d Rouen to Paris Part 2

Log #18d   Rouen to Paris Part 2 Covers the period  October 8,  to October 11, 2000 It was 0615 when the taxi picked up Linda, our friend from Toronto, after  which we set off at 0800, sunrise, of a cool rainy day. We judged it to be  low slack water and we made 4.9 knots
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Log #18i The Marne Part III

Log #18i The Marne Part III

Log #18i The Marne Part III Written at Tournon sur Rhone Dec. 13/00 Covers the period Nov. 10 to 12 We left Nanteuil-sur-Marne at 0645, an hour before sunrise on a cold (3 C.) grey misty morning in order to make as much distance as possible. The halte there was adequate, with bollards but no
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Log #18l Canal de la Marne a la Saone

Log #18l Canal de la Marne a la Saone

Log #18l Canal de la Marne a la Saone Written at Barcelona Jan. 8, 2001 Covers the period Nov. 17 to Nov. 21, 2000 This stretch of canal from Vitry-le-François is called the Canal de la Marne a la Saone, and is the final stretch of the Marne route, crossing the watershed over to the Saone
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Log # 18n Floods on the Saone

Log # 18n Floods on the Saone

Log # 18n Floods on the Saone Written at Barcelona Jan. 16, 2001 Covers the period Nov. 24 to Dec. 5, 2000 Pontailler (47 18.3N, 005 25.1E, PK 252.5, now measured from Lyon) was OK, but we didn’t want to get stuck there for the 10 days that we were. The night we arrived the
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Log #18o Waves and Wind on the Saone

Log #18o Waves and Wind on the Saone

Log #18o Waves and Wind on the Saone Barcelona Jan. 19, 2001 Covers Dec. 5, 2000 We left the pleasant Port de Plaisance at Seurre shortly after 0800 Nov. 5 to try to get down to Macon, about 55 nautical miles downstream. The marina at Seurre called H2O was a good one, with all facilities,
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Log #18p Saone to the Rhone

Log #18p Saone to the Rhone

Log #18p Saone to the Rhone Barcelona Jan. 20, 2001 Covers the period Dec. 5 to 10, 2000 We were weathered in at Tournus with high southerly force 7 and 8 winds for two more days. It was a bit bumpy alongside those floating pontoons at the edge of the river with the waves washing
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