Captains Log – July 9 2016 Riviere-au-Renard to Gaspe

Stardate 94124.38

Leg 1

air 14.2C
water 58.6F
wind 2kn E
pressure 101.6 kPa falling
mainly sunny
high tide 05:58
Time Of Departure 07:00 from Riviere-au-Renard (Fox River) heading to Gaspe – arrival 14:24 Continue reading “Captains Log – July 9 2016 Riviere-au-Renard to Gaspe”

Captains Fog – June 29 2016

Stardate 94096.19

air 16C
water 65.4F
wind 4km E
overcast, scattered showers, fog developed throughout the day
pressure 101kPa rising
Distance traveled 72 NM

Departed Chicoutimi YC @ 10:30

Is it groundhog day again? I’ve been waiting for Bill Murray to show up at the end of the dock one of these times. After two weeks we find ourselves heading back to Tadoussac for a fourth night. Continue reading “Captains Fog – June 29 2016”

Captains Log – June 14 2016

Stardate 94055.36

air 22C
water 17C
wind 10km N
partly cloudy
pressure 100.7 kPa steady
Distance traveled 60.3 NM
Departure from St. Michel de Bellchasse marina  13:05

Well we are two weeks into our three month adventure doing the Down East Loop already!

Kylie's method for applying sunscreen!
Kylie’s method for applying sunscreen!

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Captains Log – June 5 2016

Stardate 94030.12

weather: heavy rain in morning, clearing in afternoon

air temp: 18C

water temp 19C

wind speed 15kn Southerly

distance traveled 4NM

average speed 6.8kn

max speed 7kn

We had a decent buffet dinner at the Kingston YC last night to celebrate the opening of the sailing season. They had live entertainment as well. This morning we awoke to heavy rain and high winds, (another perfect day on the boat!,) so we just hung out at the YC until the rain died off and then we did a quick tour of Murney Tower which is one of the forts along the shoreline. Continue reading “Captains Log – June 5 2016”