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Another Day in Oswego, New York- June 7, 2014

Day 99 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 1,997 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 37 This morning we walked around Oswego, visiting a coffee shop/bakery. Fishing is HUGE on the dock here and we’ve seen fishermen at all hours of the day (and night). We’ve been told that walleye season just opened last […]

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Raising the mast in Oswego.

Oswego, New York – June 6, 2014

Day 98 Miles Today: 5 SM; Total Miles: 1,997 SM Locks Today: 4 ; Total Locks: 37 It was a short day getting to Oswego. We left the dock at Minetto at 8:40 a.m. for our first Lock number 5. All of the locks today were going down. Lock 5 was the worst of the […]

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Oswego Canal, New York- June 5, 2014

Day 97 Miles Today: 27 SM; Total Miles: 1,992 SM Locks Today: 4 ; Total Locks: 33 At 7:45 a.m. we left the marina in Brewerton for the 2 mile run to Lock 23, our last lock on the Erie Canal. We were the only boat locking through so it was an easy 10 minute […]

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Catchup days at Brewerton, New York- June 3-4, 2014

Day 95 and 96 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 1,965 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 29 We’ve spent the last few days in a marina in Brewerton, a small community on the west end of Oneida Lake and north of Syracuse, NY. While traveling every day, there is no time for cleaning, […]

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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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Lock 17

Erie Canal – A Free Dock at Rome NY, New York- June 1, 2014

Day 93 Miles Today: 45 SM; Total Miles: 1,929 SM Locks Today: 5 ; Total Locks: 27 This morning we waited for our dockmate, the 97 ft. Yacht Lukousaurus to leave the dock for Lock 16. Since we were headed the same way, we decided it wouldn’t be fun to share locks all day long […]

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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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Erie Canal – Waterford to Rexford, New York- May 30, 2014

Day 91 Miles Today: 17 SM; Total Miles: 1,832 SM Locks Today: 6 ; Total Locks: 14 We got our first healthy dose of locks today on the Erie Canal. At 8:15 a.m. six boats (Looper boats Island Time, Summer Recess, Erben Renewal and Bon Foeyage plus a sailboat Island Dreamer and a Canadian boat, […]

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