Category Archives: Michigan

Day 104.  Weather bound in Muskegon

From the forecasts we were anticipating that we weren’t going anywhere today but tomorrow looks hopeful as does Saturday. What was interesting was the intensity of the predicted storm overnight. Lighning put on a light show and there were some … Continue reading

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Day 103. Muskegon layover

With the weather radar looking a bit disconcerting and the marine forecast just outside our parameters for putting to sea we decided to have a doona day layover. It will also give us the opportunity to have the engine serviced … Continue reading

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Day 102. Muskegon MI

Another great day sailing in company with Jeffrey and Beth, covering a good 60 miles of distance. Also their running commentary of local sites and history gave us an insight we would never have been aware of. We are now … Continue reading

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Day 101. Manistee, MI

A rain squall and 20 knots of wind passed quickly while we were offshore from yesterday’s lookout at Sleeping Bear Point. We had the pleasure of doing today’s passage in company with Jeffrey and Beth on the C-Dory Tomcat. It … Continue reading

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Day 99, Leland, MI

Only 10 to 15 knots of breeze for our run from Charlevoix to Leland but the sea was a little bit lumpy. We met Steve who took this photo of me and his dog Bentley at the Leland Township Harbor … Continue reading

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Day 98, Charlevoix, MI

View across St James Harbor towards the lighthouse last night after dinner at Daddy Frank’s Diner. They had the best strawberry milkshake I can ever remember. Charlevoix is stunning, maybe Michigan’s version of Monte Carlo  or Newport RI, would be … Continue reading

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Day 97.  St James Harbor, Beaver Island, MI

Daybreak red light refraction at St Ignace Marina as we go ashore for showers before an early start after being weather bound for two days. The Mackinac Bridge looked extremely impressive as we passed below it and headed West into … Continue reading

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