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July 12 to 18 – Frankford to Machigan City

July 12th – FrankfortSeveral of the marinas provide grills so we decided to try the cherry barbecue sauce that Kay purchased to cook some BBQ chicken.  Why make a mess in our grill when you can use a better grill to burn off the sauce mess?  …

July 11th – Charlevoix to Frankford

Another great day!  We could not ask for better weather.  Calm and smooth!!!!!  I can take these days all the time.Al and Kay decided they were going to take over the helm so I was able to get a lot of reading and sunning in on the bow.&…

July 10th – Mackinaw City to Charlevoix

We finally got a weather window and a slip.  With all the information provided to boaters traveling this area, no one ever said anything about slips being hard to get.  In July and August the marinas are booked and trying to get a slip when y…

July 4th – 9th – Mackinaw City

We arrived back at the boat late afternoon of the 4th.  I think all of us were ready!  Three days cramped in a car was long enough. We were happy to see that the swarms of bugs were gone and very surprised that the marina was filled with a lo…

June 21, 2018 – Mackinaw City

What a day!  I woke up with feeling the boat moving up and down, and after I got up with Teak she became sick.  Yup, first time sea sick on the new boat.  The wind was blowing and the wave action was not like the day before.The plan was …

June 20, 2018 – Drummond Island to Mackinaw City

Beautiful morning to head out!  Weather prediction was calm seas and little wind, trawler weather.As we were nearing Mackinac Island we saw that the Coast Guard had pulled a big boat over.  Right after we passed them they were finished and ca…

June 17 to 19, 2018 – Blind River to Drummond Island

June 17, 2018Woke up to fog, not good!!!  It did not lift until late in the day, not giving us time to get to Drummond Island before Customs closes.  We will see what tomorrow brings.In the afternoon we walked into town to check things out an…

June, 16, 2018 Little Current to Blind River

Beautiful day to head out!Bye, bye Little Current!The bugs are back!The bugs got so bad they drove us inside the boat.  If you opened your mouth you would suck one in.  They covered the whole boat!  Such a shame because it was a nice day…

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…