Log #30g Back to Istanbul

Log #30g Back to Istanbul

Toronto, Canada Sept. 20, 2003 Hi Folks. This is my last log of Turkey, getting us to Istanbul where we put Veleda up on the hard until we return next spring. Ruth, Judy’s mother died on Sept. 9th. Judy’s dad, Henry, is coping quite well, planning to stay in this big house while he can
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Log #31a Letter from Toronto

Log #31a Letter from Toronto

Log #31a Letter from Toronto Toronto Oct. 18, 2003 Hi Folks, This is not a log as such, but a summary of what has been happening with us over the past month or so. As you may know, Ruth, Judy’s mother, died Sept. 9th at home with us around her. She was comfortable and quite
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Log #31b Merry Christmas

Log #31b Merry Christmas

Dec. 22, 2003   734 O’ Connor Drive Toronto, Ontario Canada M4C 3A9     Hi Folks,   This is a Christmas message to wish you all a Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year, and a Happy Hanukah from Judy and myself. I have been meaning to get out a land log of our travels
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Log #31c Land Cruising to Florida

Log #31c Land Cruising to Florida

Toronto March 9, 2004 Hi Folks, This is my first log in a long time. Most of you received a fall letter from Toronto and a Christmas update (the equivalent of Logs #31a and 31b). There are several people new to my log list who have attended presentations Judy and I have made in the
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Log #31d Seven Seas Cruising Association Rendezvous

Log #31d Seven Seas Cruising Association Rendezvous

Log #31d Seven Seas Cruising Association Rendezvous Istanbul, Turkey March 27, 2004 We left off the last log from Lake Okichobee where we checked out a couple of storage sites before heading up to Melbourne in our borrowed VW camper van for the Seven Seas Cruising Association rendezvous. We have belonged to the SSCA since
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Log #50a Off at last – Toronto to Kingston

Log #50a Off at last – Toronto to Kingston

Sorel Islands, Quebec July 29, 2010 Hi Folks, Welcome to my first log of the next decade of our sailing. We are finally off, having left the Toronto Hydroplane and Sailing Club on July 19, and heading down Lake Ontario to Kingston and the St. Lawrence River. Both Judy and I are fine, and Veleda
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Log #54o Leaving Veleda for Toronto

Log #54o Leaving Veleda for Toronto

Grande Cache, Alberta July 17, 2012 Hi Folks, We are in a NAPA auto repair yard for the night as a wheel bearing on the trailer fractured. Fortunately we were aware of it before it damaged the axle. We had just pulled into a “pull out” off the highway for a washroom break, and noticed
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Log #55a Leaving Toronto to Winnipeg

Log #55a Leaving Toronto to Winnipeg

  Skagway, Alaska, U.S.A. Aug. 26, 2012 Hi Folks, We are here, actually back in Alaska as there is no road access to Skagway, except through B.C. We have completed most of our travels across Canada, to the Arctic (Inuvik) over to Dawson City and then Alaska, and back into the Yukon to Whitehorse, then
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Log #56x Toronto Interlude

Log #56x Toronto Interlude

  French Cay Harbour, Roatan, Honduras April 22, 2013 Hi Folks, We are still enjoying the tropical weather here in Roatan. We will be heading north to Mexico within a week. This log is a brief account of our time back in Toronto while Judy was dealing with the pinched nerve. Our plans for shipping
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Log #57l End of Cruising 2013

Log #57l End of Cruising 2013

Davis Mountains State Park, Texas Jan. 6, 2014 Hi Folks, Happy New Year 2014! Attached Log #57l End of Cruising 2013 will be my last cruising log until we set sail again in the spring. It covers the period from mid-August, cruising up Howe Sound to Squamish and Vancouver, to laying Veleda up for the
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