A typical three days at Sea

We were certainly very sad to leave Shelburne Nova Scotia and all the beautiful scenery and people there but we must head home to be in Virginia for September 16 where, we have, by popular demand. The return of a crew-member. He makes the photos more interesting. Initially we intended to go to Provincetown. WeContinue reading “A typical three days at Sea”

Shelburne. Last stop in Nova Scotia

Waiting for weather window. August 26 end of Summer. miles 2097 We arrived in Shelburne one of the three largest natural harbors in the world and a population of just under 2000. It was in the middle of the Atlantic Regatta for Lasers. Due to all the other staff being busy we were met atContinue reading “Shelburne. Last stop in Nova Scotia”

Sea Sickness, Engine trouble and then sheer beauty. Dartmouth to Shelbourne

August 22 Mile 2100 by sea 2200 by land. Weather variable There is such a difference between sightseeing by road and by boat. The first thing you may notice is the speed. 60+mph by car and 5 mph at sea. Which means that when you are sailing along you can say. ‘Oh look at thisContinue reading “Sea Sickness, Engine trouble and then sheer beauty. Dartmouth to Shelbourne”

How things can change in one hour!

August 6 Miles 1800+. Weather from hellish to heavenly. Once we got a decent weather report we headed out from Camden. We expected light winds and had just glanced over Chris Parker’s comment about fog. I thought the first picture I took of ‘Bluenose’ leaving the harbour was probably the best I was going toContinue reading “How things can change in one hour!”

Salty Seas, high tides, witches and grumpy old men

Mile 1,500, July 13. Day 60. Temperature 70s First sight of a seal 7 miles out! We left Boston and were originally going to anchor on an apparently beautiful Island just outside Boston however the sailing was so good we decided to sail on to Salem and anchored there. We took a tour of theContinue reading “Salty Seas, high tides, witches and grumpy old men”