Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-31 14:19:00

We cruised down Whalesback Channel today to anchor at Sanford Island. As those of you who have cruised the North Channel with us know, Whalesback Channel is a beautiful place, full of scenic islands, fine anchorages, and in the summer, lots of cruising…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-29 13:15:00

We’re at Spanish, ON at the municipal marina.We cruised 20 miles of the North Channel this morning through gorgeous stuff. All granite islands fringed with pine trees. It’s hard to get a picture of the expansive views here. Then we stopped at Spani…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-29 13:15:00

We’re at Spanish, ON at the municipal marina.We cruised 20 miles of the North Channel this morning through gorgeous stuff. All granite islands fringed with pine trees. It’s hard to get a picture of the expansive views here. Then we stopped at Spani…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-28 13:18:00

Yesterday we stopped at Little Current, ON to stock up on groceries for the North Channel. It’s a much larger town than Killarney so they have real grocery stores. However, all the restaurants in town close between 7:30 and 8:00 PM. We wandered into …

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-28 13:18:00

Yesterday we stopped at Little Current, ON to stock up on groceries for the North Channel. It’s a much larger town than Killarney so they have real grocery stores. However, all the restaurants in town close between 7:30 and 8:00 PM. We wandered into …

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-26 18:48:00

We stayed in Killarney, ON today at the Sportsman’s Inn marina…. at least it used to be a marina. Evidently, it was a hotel – restaurant – shops and marina and today only the boat dock is operating and only costs $35 per night to dock a 53 ft. boat t…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-26 18:48:00

We stayed in Killarney, ON today at the Sportsman’s Inn marina…. at least it used to be a marina. Evidently, it was a hotel – restaurant – shops and marina and today only the boat dock is operating and only costs $35 per night to dock a 53 ft. boat t…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-25 19:21:00

We explored the Bustard Islands in the dinghy yesterday.They’re solid pink granite islands scraped into parallel ridges by the last ice age. There is a very thin layer of soil where trees and vegetation gain a tentative foothold. The islands are load…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-25 19:21:00

We explored the Bustard Islands in the dinghy yesterday.They’re solid pink granite islands scraped into parallel ridges by the last ice age. There is a very thin layer of soil where trees and vegetation gain a tentative foothold. The islands are load…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-23 19:00:00

We’re at the Bustard Islands out in the Georgian Bay. There is very weak and expensive internet here, so I’ll post pictures later. It’s a beautiful group of about 100 islands on the Northwest side of the Georgian bay. We crossed the open waters o…