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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 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…

June 10, 2018 Port of Orillia to Big Chute Marina

Great day for traveling!  The scenery has changed to more rocks and I have no words that can describe the beauty of this cruising area.  It is just amazing!  Traveling by boat is totally different from traveling by car.  If you trav…

June 8 & 9, 2018 – Port of Orillia

June 8, 2018 – Port Of Orillia MarinaThe Port of Orillia Marina is very nice.  Clean, modern restrooms with free laundry.  Whoo hoo! and we lucked out, they are having a boat show this weekend!  The town is very nice with lots of restaur…

Lakefield/Bobcaygeon/Fenelon Falls/Talbot/Orillia – May 31, 2018 to June 7, 2018

May 31, 2018 – LakefieldRain is in the forecast for today so we will hangout here.  It’s good to have a rest day.  Going through the locks in the rain is not on my bucket list!  This boat is really ready for the bugs!  Yummy!  …

Peterborough to Lakefield – Wednesday May 30, 2018

Today was our day to do the lift lock!  We left the marina around 9:45 am to be the first to go through our first of seven locks at 10:00 am.  Six locks are my limit, seven pushed it!  All I can say is with this heavy boat it has been an…

Peterborough – May 29, 2018

Today was a fun day!  We walked to the lift lock to watch a boat go through so we would know what to expect tomorrow.  The lock masters, Rob and Eddie were really great!  They allowed us to come over into the control tower and I got to r…

Hastings to Peterborough (Little Lake Marina) – May 28, 2018

Off we go to Peterborough to a marina!  The morning started off very foggy.  Today we have some open water, Rice Lake, so we will be able to pick up our speed and stretch our legs.  Only one lock today! As you can see, Teak has sett…

Campbellford to Hastings – Sunday, May 27, 2018

Last night a 48 foot Bayliner came in and their plan was to leave first thing in the morning for the 9:00 am lock opening.  We decided to wait and head out after them because we did not think we would both fit together in the lock.  When 8:30…