Checking Out Gunboats:  Tribe & Fault Tolerant
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Checking Out Gunboats: Tribe & Fault Tolerant

About Gunboats Gunboat was started in 2002 with an aim to produce a high-performance cruising catamaran. They are beautiful, fast boats outfitted with many of life’s luxuries. Of course, that means they also come with a hefty price tag. We’ve had the chance to meet two Gunboats and their full-time crew. The boats are beautifully…

Bermuda: One Week
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Bermuda: One Week

We visited Bermuda via our sailboat, making a pit stop for provisioning and a break from the Atlantic Ocean. While there, we had four of our friends come to stay with us. The two couples, Jacky and John and Brownyn and Tony, are close friends of ours. Where to Stay in Bermuda Transportation around Bermuda…

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Cruising in Bermuda

Bermuda isn’t exactly a top cruising destination; it’s more of a pit stop on the way from the East Coast to the Caribbean. There aren’t many protected anchorages available, but the islands are lovely and unique. About Bermuda Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory, so it’s not autonomous, but is self-governing. It’s 181 islands, but…

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia in Two Days: A Maritime Treasure in Canada

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia in Two Days: A Maritime Treasure in Canada

We picked up our friend Sara in Halifax and made our way down the South Shore to the beautiful seaside town of Lunenburg.  This ended up being the last stop of our 6-week tour of Nova Scotia. Lunenburg Lunenburg is the second biggest city we’ve been to in Nova Scotia, with a population of around…

Halifax to Lunenberg:  Sailing Nova Scotia’s South Shore
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Halifax to Lunenberg: Sailing Nova Scotia’s South Shore

Our six weeks of cruising in Nova Scotia was winding down, but we had one last sailing adventure: four days sailing from Halifax to Lunenburg with our friend Sarah along Nova Scotia’s South Shore. Back in Halifax When we first came to Nova Scotia, we cleared into the country at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht…

Making Our Way Back South

Making Our Way Back South

Baddeck was the furthest north we wanted to go with Starry Horizons while cruising the Bras d’Or Lakes. We had plans to be back in Halifax so we turnedĀ around and madeĀ our way back south. The trip from Baddeck to Halifax can be done in five days, stopping every night. Baddeck We greatly enjoyed Baddeck. We…