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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Montreal day 13

Sat June 30th We rented a car and drove into Montreal. We visited the old section and the ports, all very picturesque. There was much going on, loads of people and the streets were buzzing. We had a light lunch and drinks in an open air cafe while we listened to live jazz. Sweet ! … Continue reading »

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Lake Champlain + days 11 – 13

We spent the last two nights anchored in Lake Champlain. This has to be some of the most beautiful boating we have ever experienced. We anchored in two picturesque spots. One was Barn Rock Harbor, a little inlet, that only had one other boat anchored. Tom did some fishing. The next night we anchored by … Continue reading »

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Days 8 – 11

We survived our first few locks and are getting accustomed to the hospitality of these small towns. We had the opportunity to tie up at the town walls in Mechanicsville Ny, Ft Edward NY and Whitehall NY. Each area provides power and water to canal cruisers for free. At one point in time they must … Continue reading »

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Day 7: The Locks!

Left Castleton Boat Club after refueling. Approximately 3 hours later we hit our first lock the Troy NY, Federal lock. Got through without a hitch.    We did stop at Waterford, the gateway to the NY canal system.  After provisioning at a price chopper that had its own dock we continued north.   Lock 2 … Continue reading »

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Day 5 and 6

Last night we anchored off a nice beach at Croton on the Hudson.  Day 6 we continued up river towards Kingston.   Tried to stop at West Point but you can not enter by water there anymore since 9/11.  One mile from Kingston and the entrance to Roundout Creek, we encountered a severe flash thunderstorm. … Continue reading »

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