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Maine Cruise 2018 – Northeast Harbor

It’s hard to top our visit to Deer Isle.  Leaving the log cabin, casting off lines, and heading southeast down Eggemoggin Reach, we contemplated how very fortunate we are to be enjoying this life and having such good friends to share it with.  What next?

We decided we would venture off to Northeast Harbor.  It was a crystal clear, gorgeous day, and flat calm.  We were on the flybridge, and it was perfect for deconstructing the joys of our visit with Enzo and Renata, and contemplating how we wished to spend the rest of our cruise.

fullsizeoutput_4b4dWe picked our way through the densely-packed lobster buoys at the eastern entrance to Eggemoggin Reach, then proceeded through Casco Passage.  It was an uneventful run … almost. Continue reading Maine Cruise 2018 – Northeast Harbor

Maine Cruise 2018 – Deer Isle and Our Very Own Personal Chefs

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Rody on watch again, as we round Whitehead Island at the southern entrance to Muscle Ridge Channel.  The fog flirted with us, but eventually ran away.

Leaving Tenants Harbor, we were on a mission.  Friends from Jamestown were staying on the north shore of Deer Isle along the Eggemoggin Reach, had a deep water dock to offer, and had invited us for a visit.  And there was just a two-day window to catch up with them.  So off we went, up Muscle Ridge Channel, north the length of Penobscot Bay, and into Eggemoggin Reach.  With the exception of a little fog at the entrance to Muscle Ridge, it was a gorgeous day to be out on the water.  We had a great ride, and the views were beautiful.  By 3:00 pm we were alongside the dock on The Reach, and Enzo and Renata were there to meet us. Continue reading Maine Cruise 2018 – Deer Isle and Our Very Own Personal Chefs

Maine Cruise – Day 19 – Somes Sound & Bucks Harbor

After four days in Northeast Harbor and enjoying much that Mount Desert has to offer (including a lot of lobster!) we cast off from our town mooring with no particular destination in mind, other than to begin to nudge west again.  We were still a little nervous about Pepper’s health so wanted to keep ourselves within reasonable access to a vet. Continue reading Maine Cruise – Day 19 – Somes Sound & Bucks Harbor

Maine Cruise – Days 10-12 – Belfast & Wooden Boat

After three nights in Camden we were ready to shove off and explore.  The weather was not playing our game.  As we returned to the boat from walking the dogs in the morning, still tossing about different destination options, the fog settled in as thick as ever.  Our last choice was to stay one more day to wait out the weather, but several phone calls later we knew that was not an option: Camden was booked solid.  We had to go. Fog or not.  Continue reading Maine Cruise – Days 10-12 – Belfast & Wooden Boat