Archive for August, 2017

Goodbye Nova Scotia…Hello Maine!

We left Lunenburg, NS unexpectedly last week and headed directly for Southwest Harbor, Maine. What I mean is, we had planned on leaving on Friday (August 25), but the weather forecast for the 32 hour passage changed and when we woke up on Thursday morning, we realized that the best day to leave was Thursday […]


Around Halifax…

We have been in Halifax for the past few days, getting Roam ready to start the migration south to Florida. We’re staying in a slip at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron, the oldest continuously operating yacht club in North America (1837). RNSYS is a very active and youthful club. Every day, there are dozens […]


Newfoundland-There’s So Much to See!

Motoring just offshore along the Newfoundland coast, we make a turn to port and head directly at a 600 foot high wall of granite, partially obscured by fog. Not until we get a hundred yards from what appears to be certain destruction of Roam, do we see the 150-200 foot wide opening that gives way […]


Cabot Trail & Puffins!

A couple of weeks ago, we decided to take a vacation from our vacation and along with our guests, Mark Cole and Michele Kelly, and our friends Clayton & Deanna Naeve from the Nordhavn 50, Tivoli, we rented a van and headed up to wonderful Cape Breton Island. According to the internet (which is always […]