The Erie Canal

October 8, 2017

The mast comes down, pretty scary to watch, and we begin our journey by motoring across Lake Ontario to Oswego where we enter the Erie Canal. Three and a half days and 31 locks later we arrive at Hop-o-nose Marina (love the name, means "love of water") where they put the mast back up. Not sure which is scarier, and we are again a sailboat. The weather gods have definitely been shining on us with sunny skies and warm weather, and since we did't have the mast up for most of the trip so far, no worries that there's been no wind. Hoping this weather is a good omen for the travels ahead.

 

 

 

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Our Itinerary

December 2018 - Leave the boat in Salerno, Italy

March 2019 - Return to Salerno

Sail to - Greece

              Croatia

 

July 2019 - Start to work our way back west across Mediterranean

              Italy

              Balearic Islands

              Spain

              Portugal

September 2019 - return home for our daughter's wedding!

 

October 2019 - Arrive in the Canary Islands

November 2019 - Sail from Canary Islands to Cape Verde and on to St. Lucia

December 2019 - Arrive in St. Lucia in plenty of time for the holidays!

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