Monthly Archives: July 2019

And We are Ready to Go…

We have been enjoying life on the town for the past couple of days, and were expecting to leave this morning, but we got elbowed out of the line for refueling by a little boat named Georgia. A 159 foot … Continue reading

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Big Entertainment in Halifax!

Today was Big Entertainment in Halifax. How big? REALLY big. Like 1000 feet long times two! The cruise ship the Queen Elizabeth and the Liner(1) Queen Mary 2 were in port here on the same day. These are the two … Continue reading

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Failure Analysis–Stainless Steel Stress Cracking

Stainless Steel: It might just be the worst boat metal possible. At first glance a good grade of stainless steel looks like almost the perfect boat metal. Under most conditions it doesn’t rust, even if it does, it is usually … Continue reading

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Landing in Halifax, and Voyage Photos

We arrived here in Halifax yesterday afternoon, and have a dock right downtown in the heart of the city. Checking in with Canadian Customs and immegration was a simple phone call. The only isse was that we were ordered to … Continue reading

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Almost there

05:05 local, 23 July 2019 Lat: 43° 58.4’ N Lon: 64° 18.9’ W Weather: Overcast, scattered rain, wind 14kt, NE Water temperature: 64°F/Air temperature: 58°F Course: 072M Speed: 6.1kts Distance from Delaware Bay Entrance: 578NM Distance from Halifax Harbor Entrance: … Continue reading

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Calm

07:00 local, 22 July 2019 Lat: 42° 31.5’ N Lon: 66° 50.6 W Weather: Partly cloudy, wind 4kt, NE Water temperature: 64°F/Air temperature: 62°F Course: 066M Speed: 6.8kts Distance from Delaware Bay Entrance: 435NM Distance from Halifax Harbor Entrance: 186NM … Continue reading

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The Great Cooling

05:30 local, 21 July 2019 Lat: 41° 05.7’ N Lon: 69° 10.5 W Weather: Dense fog, wind 16kt, SW Water temperature: 57°F/Air temperature: 52°F Course: 055M Speed: 4.5kts Distance from Delaware Bay Entrance: 301NM Distance from Halifax Harbor Entrance: 321NM … Continue reading

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