North Star bobbed and bounced her way to Anse Saint Nicholas yesterday afternoon and managed to make her way to this beautiful anchorage. It was the roughest water so far complete with a squall as we entered the narrow channel. We had to hover for a while before dropping the anchor because it was pouring rain.
We had to move farther from shore at low tide but remained in this picturesque bay completely protected from all winds and swells. At low tide, there is a natural break wall across the entrance. Our neighbours were the French couple we met yesterday at the dock.
We left today and are on our way to Bay Trinite. It is sunny and a little lumpy but very manageable. We had no internet or cell connection last night and we may not have it again tonight.
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