Hello Sailors,

Last season we successfully shipped the mast to Rochester, motored the Hudson river and Erie canal, with lots of help from Mark rigged the boat at RYC and set sail to the Atlantic Ocean with cousin Cole as foredeck. The Grateful Red is now on the hard at the Bras D’Or lake in Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

The 2019 Season starts after Memorial Day. There are cruising opportunities as crew is needed on all legs. I will be sailing all legs Kristine will not be sailing July 13 to July 26. If you would like to be crew on this year’s cruising adventures either in Canadian waters or the US.

The 2019 cruising plan:

June 1 -8            Bras D’Or Lake, Breton Island Nova Scotia, to Halifax. Fly in/out of Halifax.

June 8 – 16         Lunenberg to Yarmouth; fly in/out Halifax

June 17 – 22       Ken at Lake Kegonsa, Kristine on boat in Yarmouth marina

June 22 – 30       Yarmouth, CA to Jonesport, Maine, in Halifax, out Bangor, Maine

June 30 – 7         Jonesport to Bar Harbor, in/out Bangor, Maine. Note only 50 miles by crow and end in Acadia National Park

July 6 – 14          Bar Harbor to Camden, in/out Bangor or Portland. Maybe 100 miles by crow and begin in Acadia National park

July 13 – 21        Camden to Cape Cod. A number of offshore islands, will have an overnight

July 20 – 26        Cape Cod, Cape Cod canal,New Bedford

July 26 – Aug 2   New Bedford, Block Island, Newport. Grandchildren trip. No crew needed

August 2 – 5        Newport day sails

Aug 5 – Sept. 5   In Newport, RI.

Sept. 5 -14          Newport, Block Island, Long Island, Cape May. Will have an overnight

Sept 15 -21         Ken/Kristine at Jensen Healy nationals, Grateful Red at Cape May

Sept 22 – 29       Cape May, Delaware Bay, Havre d’ Grace, Baltimore

Cruising opportunities abound … interested, please email or call with questions. Looking forward to another great season.

Ken