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Sunrise over Blind River (the only calm water we saw today)

Another Day in Port – July 9, 2014

Day 131 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 2,688 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 At 5:30 a.m., we woke up in anticipation of crossing The North Channel to Drummond Island back into the U.S. The forecast was calling for 15 knots winds out of the Northwest. We decided to try a crossing since […]

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Blind River Ontario – July 8, 2014

Day 130 Miles Today: 60. SM; Total Miles: 2,688 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 Today it’s all about weather…and how we plan each day based on weather. It was forecasted to be a rainy day with a front moving through, increasing the winds to 20 kts. It seems we’ve had a lot of […]

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Little Current, Ontario – July 6-7, 2014

Day 128-129 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 2,588 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 We’ve spent two days in Little Current charting our next few days (and trying to keep up with the changing weather), and catching up on boat chores, including fixing a leak in the dinghy. We did laundry at the […]

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Baie Fine and Little Current – July 5, 2014

Day 127 Miles Today: 48 SM; Total Miles: 2,588 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 At 7:45 a.m. we untied the lines at the Sportsman Marina in Killarney and headed out of the channel to Landsdowne Channel, then across Frazer Bay for a 24 mile trip to Baie Fine (pronounced “Bay Fin”). It has […]

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Happy 4th of July from Killarney, Ontario – July 4, 2014

Day 126 Miles Today: 55 SM; Total Miles: 2,540 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 Unlike yesterday, this morning we woke up to a beautiful, sunny day. We hauled the anchor at 6:00 a.m. for our journey to Killarney, Ontario, which will mark the end of the Georgian Bay and the beginning of the […]

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Point au Baril Lighthouse

A rainy day on Georgian Bay – July 3, 2014

Day 125 Miles Today: 39 SM; Total Miles: 2,485 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 Today we go to Hangdog —-no, we decided to go outside in Georgian Bay to avoid the dreaded Hangdog Channel. For our friends who have traveled Hangdog Channel and waiting to hear our tales of woe going through this […]

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Snug Harbor Lighthouse

Hopewell Bay Anchorage – Georgian Bay, Ontario – July 2, 2014

Day 124 Miles Today: 31 SM; Total Miles: 2,446 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 At 7:00 a.m. we untied the lines at Big Sound Marina and headed across the large and deep Parry Sound. At times we saw 350 feet in Parry Sound. It was windy and there was a light chop on […]

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Canada Day in Parry Sound, Ontario – July 1, 2014

Day 123 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 2,415 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 Today is the National Holiday, Canada Day. It’s a day to mark the formation or “Canada’s birthday” of Canada in 1847 joining the Provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada into one Canada. Here in […]

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