Posts from August 2022

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Waking up Saturday morning, August 13th was glorious. We had successfully navigated through the Canandian waters, cleared US Customs, fixed an engine problem, and were floating in US waters. The forecast was for sunshine and calm winds and we traveled 41 miles going past Mackinac Island to the St. Ignace, MI marina where we topped off the fuel tanks and found a restaurant close by for some... Read full post

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

On the eastern end of the North Channel we entered the community of Killarney, Ontario and stayed at the Mountain Lodge Resort & Marina on Friday, August 5. Quite a large group of looper boats had arrived at Killarney and we had a "Docktail" gathering of about 20 people. All of the boaters ran out of boat business cards to exchange with each other and the suggestion was made that for large... Read full post

Sunday, August 07, 2022

The journey through the Trent Severn waterway was worth waiting two extra years for Canada to open up its waterways to US boaters. We left Trenton Ontario, on Monday, July 19 at 8:30 AM to get into position for the first lock. Things went smoothly and we traveled through nine more locks choosing to tie up for the night on the Lock 11 entrance Wall. The Canadian locks designate a waiting area... Read full post