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Home! Slip W13 Windsor Yacht Club I am writing the last entry of this Blog, while I am sitting looking out of our 12th floor condo balcony and gazing out down at the Detroit River and Belle Island with the Ambassador Bridge in … Continue reading

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ERIE, PA to SCUDDER, PELEE ISLAND CANADA

We had a long run from Buffalo Yacht Club to Erie Yacht Club. It’s about 72 miles; there were a couple of squalls that came through. By the time we got off of the lake we were both tired. Erie … Continue reading

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BUFFALO YACHT CLUB, BUFFALO, NY

Around 1600 we pulled away from Wardle’s Boat Yard in North Tonawanda and headed to Buffalo Yacht Club. What a difference from being used to travelling in the calm waters of the canal for the last few weeks to the … Continue reading

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SPENCERPORT to TONAWANDA, NY

After locking through Lock 27 within 1 mile we came to Lock28A there was no time for breakfast yet. Lock 28B follows pretty close at 4 miles. We managed to get some breakfast but the dishes would have to wait. … Continue reading

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“THE PEPPERMINT CAPITAL OF THE WORLD”

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Tuesday night the Locktender walked down the dock to Ricochet to let Denis and Ron know that we could leave a 0700 the next morning. Beside Ricochet and AFEICA there were 2 other boats that had … Continue reading

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PHOENIX TO BALDWINSVILLE, NEW YORK

Phoenix, New York When you arrive at a junction going west on the Erie Canal you have reached Three Rivers. This is where the Oswego, Oneida and the Seneca rivers converge. This is we are told, is where a major … Continue reading

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AFEICA HELD HOSTAGE BY NYCS

The two boats got through Locks 21 and 22. Thank you, thank you Mister Superintendent. After leaving Lock 22 John picked up his speed and headed out into Oneida Lake. He was going to make his 0705 flight in the … Continue reading

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