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A Short Cruise to Maine We left Fire Island Inlet on 2 September, 2019, Hurricane Dorian was still trashing the Bahamas but it seemed safe enough to get a start on the cruise on my well-traveled Westsail 42, Fiona. For crew I had Will and Al, neither had much...
Fiona arrived in Patchogue at lunchtime Monday. A nice sail directly from Cuttyhunk Island. We logged about 800 nm in the 4 week cruise to Maine. Apart from Hurricane Dorian at the start we had glorious weather.
We sailed overnight from Portland to Nantucket, my first visit in over 30 years. We have picked up a mooring and will stay 2 nights. Hopefully the wind will be fair for us to leave on Saturday.
Check it out! At the Brooklyn Book Fest this past weekend the Long Island Authors Group (LIAG) had their "traveling bookstore" there. Take note of Captain Eric's book on the right side of the shelf. Roland Allnach, President of the LIAG is in the photo. Thank you...
Fiona is tied up at Four points Marina, Portland. If the weather is fair we will head south on Wednesday. Weather has been exceptional for Maine in late September except for light winds. Fiona was previously moored at the Sebasco Holiday Resort in Phippsburg. The...
We spent Wednesday night at Port Clyde. We walked to Marshall Point this morning and powered in very calm weather to Boothbay.
Check out this article about Eric posted in the Mount Desert Islander
Rick joined the boat at Bar Harbor. Tonight we are anchored at Stonington. We plan to tie up at Belfast tomorrow. All is well on board.
Fiona arrived in Bar Harbor Monday afternoon. We picked up a mooring and are now checking out the town.
Fiona arrived Provincetown on Thursday afternoon. We will stay until Dorian clears the area, probably Tuesday.