Up the Greenland Coast!

Sisimiut, Inikik, Aasiat, Uummannaq, Amitsuq, Proven, Tasiusaq… these are the names that we came to know and love, as we sailed up the Greenland coast this week.  Beautiful towns, villages, islands and bays that we were lucky to find or visit as anchorages and ports. We also transited the east side of Disko Island on…

Sailing to Greenland!

This time, the Strait of Belle-Isle tricked us. It was very sunny, not too windy, and there was far less ice that we’d seen on the charts. On the Labrador coast, before putting to sea for Greenland, we visited Mary’s Harbour and Black Tickle. At Black Tickle, we arrived at the same time as the…

Larguez les amarres!

Une expédition en voilier a toujours une date de départ… le jour où on est supposé être prêt et où on largue les amarres. On pense à l’avance à ce jour, se demandant ce qu’on va ressentir, quitter Gananoque, le port, penser à chaque mile que nous allons naviguer jusqu’à notre retour. Cette année, nous…

Anchors aweigh!

A sailing expedition always has an ETD, an estimated time of departure. The day the adventure begins. The day you cast lines and leave terra firma for the open seas. We were well ready, precisely on schedule, when that day arrived in Gananoque, Ontario. We sailed safely and quickly to Québec City. But then, as…