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Dinner at Castaways

Erie Canal – Brewerton, New York- June 2, 2014

Day 94 Miles Today: 36 SM; Total Miles: 1,965 SM Locks Today: 2 ; Total Locks: 29 We had a weather window so we took it- heavy rains expected tonight for the next 24 hours. We left Rome at 6:50 a.m. on a clear and sunny morning. Only 2 locks and then cross Oneida Lake. […]

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Island Time at the dock

Erie Canal – St. Johnsville, New York- May 31, 2014

Day 92 Miles Today: 52 SM; Total Miles: 1,884 SM Locks Today: 8 ; Total Locks: 22 At 7:15 a.m. we left the dock and headed for our first lock. It was a beautiful, sunny morning with lows in the lower 50’s and expected highs in the low 70’s. Yesterday we went through the locks […]

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Waterford Visitors Center, New York- May 29, 2014

Day 90 Miles Today: 25 SM; Total Miles: 1,815 SM Locks Today: 1 ; Total Locks: 8 A short day today….we left the marina about 8:30 a.m. for Waterford, NY, the eastern gateway to the Erie Canal. So here’s our nature shot for the day. Look at the ducks and ducklings. Now that’s a big […]

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Boat Projects at Shady Harbor Marina – May 28, 2014

Day 89 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 1,790 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 7 It was a catch up day for us ..borrowed the Marina’s loaner car to provision at the local Shop and Save Grocery Store. More laundry and cleaning…. Then the big project was getting Island Time for the Erie […]

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New Baltimore, NY just before the marina

Shady Harbor Marina, New Baltimore, NY – May 27, 2014

Day 88 Miles Today: 3 SM; Total Miles: 1,790 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 7 A big travel day – three whole miles. We had a nice night at anchor and when we looked outside, we could see a deer at the waters’ edge. We hauled in the anchor and made way into […]

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Morning on the Hudson River

Anchor at Schodack Creek – Memorial Day, May 26, 2014

Day 87 Miles Today: 45 SM; Total Miles: 1,787 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 7 It was a beautiful, sunny Memorial Day on the Hudson River. We left the dock at Norrie State Park Marina at 7:50 a.m. for our 45 mile trip to an anchorage near New Baltimore, NY. Cruising in the […]

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View from the marina/ picnic area

Easy Days at Norrie State Park Marina – May 24-25, 2014

Day 85 and 86 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 1,742 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 7 We needed a couple of “down” days to rest and catch up on boat chores. This is the perfect place. We are staying at a marina in the Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park which adjoins Ogden […]

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The Hudson River -Day 2 – May 23, 2014

Day 84 Miles Today: 48 SM; Total Miles: 1,742 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 7 We were out of bed at 5:15 a.m. and raised the anchor at 6 a.m. to leave our anchorage in Haverstraw Cove. We were leaving so early to catch the incoming tide to give us a push up […]

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