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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…

Bermuda | Travel & Sailing Blog

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…

Bermuda | Travel & Sailing Blog

Sailing from Maine to Bermuda

Before I tell you about our passage, I’d just like to point out a big celebration – we passed 10,000 nm on Starry Horizons!  It’s been almost one year since she was launched, and we can’t believe we’ve covered so much ground in so little time, hitting seven countries! We left Robinhood Marine Center Wednesday,…

Maine | United States

Cruising Maine with Friends and Family

Our passage to Portland from Lunenburg was quick! Sail Repair One of our first orders of business was getting the spinnaker out. The spinnaker rip was fixed by Canadian Sail Makers, a Doyle rep, who had the sail the whole time we were in Canada. Unfortunately, they didn’t have the capability to furl the sail,…

Canada

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 turned around and made 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…

Canada

Three Nights on the Cabot Trail Camping

We sailed our boat up from Halifax through the St Peter’s lock and the Bras d’Or lakes before arriving in Baddeck.  Our plan was to get out and see some of Canada’s scenic views – from a car and our tent by driving and camping on the Cabot Trail! Flying in Flying into Sydney (YQY)…