Category Archives: Maryland to New York

Day 69. Clayton NY

We have been amazed with how clear the water is here, the photo below shows the bottom at Sackets Harbor, it looks less but it is actually 6 feet deep. Our track today took us up into the St Lawrence … Continue reading

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Day 68. Sackets Harbor

Hot shower before we left Fulton basin as it was 4 degrees F with frost.It did heat up to 20 though by midday. The lock master Jim gave us some eggs from his farm plus a Gideon’s New Testament each … Continue reading

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Day 67. Fulton, NY

Decided to press on to Fulton through four more locks as we were done refueling at Brewerton by 9.30am and there wasn’t much there. We left Sylvan Beach at 5.30am to beat the forecast 20 knot Westerlies which did pipe … Continue reading

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Day 66. Sylvan Beach

Really impressed with the Rocna anchor on Gracie. Again this morning we used the motor to break it out of the seabed, which is what you want as it is unlikely to dislodge in the middle of the night and … Continue reading

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Day 65. Utica NY

Image courtesy of City of Little Falls We departed Little Falls early at 7.15am with a lasting impression of a picturesque town that once supported over 40,000 people because of its strategic position in a pass on the Mohawk Valley … Continue reading

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Day 64. ¬†Little Falls NY

Last night we had a large and entertaining session  at Cosmos Bar and Grill. Thanks Chris, the owner and who also cooked our dinner, Cait, the bartender and our new friends Buzz, Shiela, Erica and Dennis. Bartender Cait said that … Continue reading

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Day 63. ¬†St Johnsville NY

Enjoyed our overnight anchorage at Amsterdam, protected by Davey Island. We departed at 7am to the first lock of the day two miles up the Mohawk River. We are starting to see more agriculture and noticing that dairy farms have … Continue reading

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