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 – 16Lunenberg to Yarmouth; fly in/out Halifax
June 17 – 22 Ken at Lake Kegonsa, Kristine on boat in Yarmouth marina
June 22 – 30Yarmouth, CA to Jonesport, Maine, in Halifax, out Bangor, Maine
June 30 – 7Jonesport to Bar Harbor, in/out Bangor, Maine. Note only 50 miles by crow and end in Acadia National Park
July 6 – 14Bar Harbor to Camden, in/out Bangor or Portland. Maybe 100 miles by crow and begin in Acadia National park
July 13 – 21Camden to Cape Cod. A number of offshore islands, will have an overnight
July 20 – 26Cape Cod, Cape Cod canal,New Bedford
July 26 – Aug 2New Bedford, Block Island, Newport. Grandchildren trip. No crew needed
August 2 – 5Newport day sails
Aug 5 – Sept. 5In Newport, RI.
Sept. 5 -14Newport, Block Island, Long Island, Cape May. Will have an overnight
Sept 15 -21Ken/Kristine at Jensen Healy nationals, Grateful Red at Cape May
Sept 22 – 29Cape May, Delaware Bay, Havre d’ Grace, Baltimore
Cruising opportunities abound … interested, please email or call with questions. Looking forward to another great season.