Category Archives: Lake Ontario

Where Did Summer Go?

Summer has flown past. Where did those mostly hot and humid months go? They seem to have vanished in a flurry of things that we wanted to do and things that needed to be done. We started with things we … Continue reading

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Winter Has Come Calling

Winter brings snow and ice and blustery winds, and some unexpected excitement. Continue reading

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Wishing for just a little more wind…

Racing our Alberg 30 in light wind, long distance races – and not getting frustrated… Continue reading

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A Summer Tale

Summer – cool days, rainy days, hot days teasing us; boat work and getting ready to sail – and the pleasures of falling water… Continue reading

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A Slow Flood

I don’t know how to describe what we are going through except as a slow flood. First the water rises, slowly and inexorably. Then it stabilizes for a short while; if the wind is from the right direction, if it blows offshore, the level may even go down. But then it creeps upward again… Continue reading

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When Lake Waters Rise

This year Lake Ontario is high and rising, and rain continues to fall frequently over the lake and the watershed that feeds it. When I last checked (on the US Army Corps of Engineers site) the water had risen 18 inches over the month before and was well above the expected forecast at 247.7 feet. It is expected to continue rising… Continue reading

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Spring!

Spring – a changeable season that brings its own delights and challenges here in the marina… Continue reading

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