On 9/6 the weather stabilized enough for us to travel again with decreasing wind and clearing skies (but needing hats, […]
We loved Ontario waterways. Turning toward Clare’s winter home
On Wednesday, 8/17, we began the travel toward trawler Clare’s winter home in Clayton NY, where we have a haul […]
Canada! The Trent-Severn at last! Engineering and nature wonders
We have waited 3 years for the Canadian border to open fully to boaters! It did open late last summer, […]
Steamy Erie and Oswego Canals plus a Great Lake crossing! Canada, eh?
Waterford, NY is the start of the Erie Canal, and a favorite spot for us – so much history and […]
HOT on the water! Long Island, NYC, Hudson River – 7/21/22 to 7/27/22
Early departure from Port Jefferson on 7/21, cruising along the final portions of Long Island Sound with a group of […]
Getting our sea legs and settling into trawler life again
From Scituate, we rose just after sunrise on 7/16 to catch the favorable current through the Cape Cod canal. Dean […]
Late, but on our way! Trawler Clare 2022
Our spring and early summer had some unexpected glitches requiring our attention. Trawler Clare was essentially ready to go – […]
Tropical storms or hurricanes, final glorious Penobscot weeks, then “up west” towards home
On 8/18, Dean and I were still the only crew and we enjoyed the solitude for a little while. We […]
Open waters and home to Maine
On the 4th of July in Newport harbor, the fireworks were canceled early in the day, but then the weather […]
End of the Erie Canal with our first guest crew of 2021- Sue and Clare!
On June 14, 2021, after a full day of birthday festivities (boat, bike, GF pizza and calls/texts/messages), we had our […]
2021 And we are off!
Good-bye, Maine, for now! We rose, sleepily yet excited, at 3am to drive from Kittery Point, ME to Brewerton, NY, […]
We had the best guest crew this year…maybe you’ll join us next year?
We had 15 visitors aboard Clare between June and September – can you guess: Who were we blessed to have […]
The “prettiest spot in Maine” as our hub to Penobscot Bay adventures
Arrived August 4th in the quintessential coastal town of Camden Maine. Located in mid-coast Maine, Camden has been called the […]