We arrived at Lock one thisbpast Friday and began looking fir a marina that could lift this beast out of the water and store her until next spring. We had made arrangements to go to the Deseronto Yatch club but they are still flooded. Baycrest was our second choice but the travel lift can't lift this heavy boat.
We spent the week end visiting with family and friends and enjoying the hot weather.
We are at Bay Marine near Trenton which is quite suitable. We will winterized and batten her down until next spring when we will launch her and take her to Newfoundland.
It has been a stressful trip with all the scraping bottom and the locks but still very enjoyable.
We are newly retired and ready to cruise!
Our 32 foot Cape Island trawler, North Star, will be our summer cruiser in Canada and our 44 foot Marine Trader, Hemingway, is our warm climate cruiser, presently in Florida.
Our land home is a small cottage outside of Lewisporte, Newfoundland, Canada. We hope to join cruising regattas organized by the Lewisporte Yacht Club members as they explore the Bay of Exploits, some of the best northern cruising grounds.
Cuba, Bahamas, Mexico and Guatemala are on the ever changing agenda. Basically we will go with the flow and follow our bow where ever we d... full info