Tag Archives: Lake Ontario

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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It was a Long Race

We consulted the rules, read the sailing instructions, prepared ourselves as best we could and on the August 20th weekend we went racing on our own boat for the first time in eleven years… Continue reading

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And Now it’s Summer

…This spring there was a change. We were ready to do more, to sail more. At the boat show we mentioned to the organizers of the long distance races that we would love to do them, but didn’t belong to a club… Continue reading

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A Stop in Cobourg – And Then We Arrive in Toronto!

To Cobourg, then one more jump and we arrive in Toronto… Continue reading

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