from Murph on 8.17.11Geoff:
Posting your link will be very helpful to others. I found your website and Down East Circle info last fall and have found it most helpful.
I departed Erie, PA at the end of May, 2011 and have used your info often, including staying at some of the same anch ...
from Murph on 8.23.10I'm planning a cruise for summer 2011 to sail out the St. Lawrence Seaway to the Canadian Maritime Provinces. What can you tell me about this trip? Is it reasonable to anchor as I sail through the Seaway? I suspect that I'll need to stay in marinas frequently, but I'd prefer to ...
from Murph on 6.28.10I'm collecting info about cruising the Maritime provinces of Canada next summer, starting in Lake Erie. After cruising out the Seaway and East, I was thinking of heading south towards Maine and eventually the Chesapeake.
Learning about cruising guides, routes, weather patter ...
from Murph on 9.15.09In 1999 four of us, my wife, 2 sons and I, chartered a brand new Beneteau 36 from Cumberland Charters (www.ccy.com.au) and sailed 10 days throughout the Whitsundays. We had a blast! We anchored most nights, but picked up a mooring once and spent one ...
from Murph on 3.14.08I measured the cockpit locker space that is supposed to hold my propane bottle and found it to be 11.5" in diameter and 14.5" deep. I recently saw some propane bottles used with a backyard barbecue and they were 12" in diameter - obviously not going to fit my boat.
from Murph on 3.14.08Alvah:
Great to hear from you! I bought & greatly enjoyed your book, "North to the Night", about your months in the Arctic. A wonderful read and what respect you've earned from me!
Thanks for the details about the propane . . . and the hot muffi ...
from Murph on 1.29.08I need to buy a propane bottle for my new (to me) 1979 Endeavour 32. The propane provides for both my galley stove and my hot water heater. I never had propane on my previous boats. Is there a "marine" propane bottle? Or are all propane bottles alike? I know propane is used on cam ...
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