Canada Here we come! Trent Port Marina, Trenton, Ontario August 9-12

After making it across Lake Ontario, we were having an engine heating problem. We found out it was a melted 6″ exhaust elbow . This was a part that we had to order. but luckily we got it in 2 days. In the meantime, we walked around the town and got to see a movieContinue reading “Canada Here we come! Trent Port Marina, Trenton, Ontario August 9-12”

Visit to Chicago Macias Family August 1-3 then back to Sackets Harbor to wait for Canada to open August 9th

After dropping Shelley off at the Rochester Airport, Larry and I went on a 9 hour driving adventure to Chicago to visit Erin, Noe and of course Stella! We had a great couple of days with them. They drove us by their new home that they will move into in September. Stella was a lotContinue reading “Visit to Chicago Macias Family August 1-3 then back to Sackets Harbor to wait for Canada to open August 9th”

Niagara Falls and Buffalo Side Trip July 25th AND Niagara again with Shelley July 30th

We drove the rental car to visit Niagara Falls, NY and then went to the Erie Canal where we met with some other Loopers for docktails before heading back to the boat. We stopped by Buffalo, NY for dinner at the Hofbrauhaus House that had a lively band. We got to visit Niagara Falls twiceContinue reading “Niagara Falls and Buffalo Side Trip July 25th AND Niagara again with Shelley July 30th”

Port of Rochester, Rochester, NY July 22-24

From Sodus Point, we headed to Rochester in preparations to meet Shelley Kerr, our friend visiting from Kingsport, TN. On our way in we saw a Fire Boat – who was practicing fire-fighting in Lake Ontario. The Port of Rochester marina was very nice. They had a great boaters lounge and free laundry! We tookContinue reading “Port of Rochester, Rochester, NY July 22-24”

Side Trip to Alexandria Bay, NY and Singer Castle on Dark Island July 16th

Driving the car again today up to Alexandria Bay — we actually were on the northern most part of Interstate 81 (which coincidentally we lived close to the southern end of this interstate in Tennessee). More Castle Tours — this time to the Singer Castle — built at the turn of the Century by oneContinue reading “Side Trip to Alexandria Bay, NY and Singer Castle on Dark Island July 16th”

Side Trip to Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY and to Boldt Castle July 15

Taking advantage of the rental car in Sackets Harbor, we took a side trip to visit the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY and to take a boat tour on the St. Lawrence River to Bolt Castle in the Thousand Islands. There were building of antique boats and boats in covered dock slips. There wasContinue reading “Side Trip to Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY and to Boldt Castle July 15”

Sackets Harbor Side Trip – Winery’s July 14th

We rented a car in Watertown for a few days so we could tour around the area and not move the boat. One day we thought we would try out a few area winery’s. Winery touring is a fun thing to do around Sackets Harbor. Our first winery stop was the Yellow Barn winery —Continue reading “Sackets Harbor Side Trip – Winery’s July 14th”

Navy Point Marina at Sackets Harbor, NY July 12-18th

Forty-one miles to our next destination took us past “9 Mile” nuclear plant. We were traveling with a buddy boat “Quite Nice” Peter and Yvonne. After arriving at Navy Point Marina, we took a walk around and found they have a very nice grilling area, which we took advantage of a few times. The viewContinue reading “Navy Point Marina at Sackets Harbor, NY July 12-18th”