June 15, 2018 – Tobermory to Little Current

Good day on the water.  Headed out of Tobermory in the morning with flat beautiful seas.  We enjoyed this town with all it’s shops, ice cream, restaurants and great people! Bye, bye Tobermory!   Great day on the water!Not …

June 13 & 14, 2018 – Tobermory

June 13, 2018Tobermory is a great little town!  The harbormaster told us that come July and August people will be elbow to elbow all along the waterfront.  It’s a real tourist town. We will hang out here waiting for our next weather window.Jo…

June 16 – Lockport Flight of Five

Canal Port Medina

“If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” —Thomas Edison

We started our morning by visiting the North Tonawanda farmers market…it was full of wonderful sections. After enjoying our breakfast at the market and picking up a few items (we should have gotten more) we headed back to the boat and started our trip east, back to Ithaca. Our planned destination for the day was Lockport, so we could explore the old Flight of Five locks. After spending a few hours wandering through town, reading the history of the area and visiting another farmers market, we decided to move a little further east before finishing our day.

June 14-15 West to Tonawanda

Gateway Harbor

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru

We woke up on Thursday morning to a sunny but VERY windy day…20+ MPH winds. We usually don’t mind the wind especially when we’re in a river or canal, but we have our isinglass and bimini down. Sitting in the wind gets a little old, so we spent most of the day exploring Medina, visiting with a few people and relaxing. By the middle of the afternoon the wind had laid down a little and we moved on to a little park in Gasport…absolutely nothing in town, but it was a nice peaceful little spot. 


Latest Youtube video – Need more subscribers

Hi FolksOffering up my latest Youtube video for your viewing pleasure. I’ve made a switch to a much heavier fiberglass tape and this necessitated a change in method to wetting it out. If you like/enjoyed the video please give us a Thumbs Up and subscri…

To Ketchikan

Day 14-17: Kelp Passage to Ketchikan: The anchor is up and we are away from Kelp Passage at 5:00 am. We couldn’t have a better forecast for our crossing of Dixon Entrance, winds light for today and tonight. This is one of two open water passages on our way to Alaska that can get very […]

June 13 – Medina, NY

Canal Port Medina

If we were meant to stay in one place we would have roots instead of feet.” – Rachel Wolchin

We had a lazy morning in Brockport since we woke to wet windy weather. We caught up on cleaning chores, inside and out. By lunch the weather had cleared some, so we moved west. We chose to stay in Albion. We actually dock and had a look around, but we didn’t find much of a reason to stay…so we moved on to Medina. It was a much better choice and we had fun visiting with a few other boaters and enjoyed a good meal at Fitzgibbon’s on Main Street.


FPB 78-1 Cochise: Ready To Roll

We’ve been out testing Cochise, checking out the many modifications executed for us by Corey and Angela McMahon’s Triton Marine …Read More

June 12, 2018 – Meaford to Tobermory

First thing in the morning we put up the “tree”.  Josh wanted to have radar for the open water.  The previous owner told us that the higher you get the tree up the easier is goes and he was right.  Not bad at all with the three of us wor…

June 11, 2018 – Big Chute to Meaford

Today is our big day!  We will be doing the Big Chute. Last trade is waiting on the blue line.Big Chute Marina.  We were on the t-head for the night.    Here it comes to get us!We made it!As we got closer to our last lock (Lock…