The Bras D’or Lakes to Dragon Boats

We had arrived in Canso with a slight feeling of urgency. Originally we had hoped to be sailing across the Laurentian Trough toward St. Pierre and Miquelon, just off the south coast of Newfoundland, on the longest day of the year; instead, several days after the solstice we were still on the wrong side of Cape Breton Island, and there was squirrely weather on the way.

Zartman- canal

I wouldn’t like to meet somebody coming the other way through this cut.Danielle Zartman