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14 October 2007, Bar Harbor.

I arrived two hours ahead of time in Bar Harbor as the whole ship had to go through the US Custom and Border Protection Inspection. Our official arrival time was 9 am. but I had the hook down and the door open at 07.00 awaiting the officials. They showed up shortly after and the ship…   read more of “14 October 2007,…”

13 October, Halifax. 2007.

During the course of the night the wind died further down and by the time we arrived at the pilot station it was blowing just under 20 knots from the SW. Thus no problems with docking and we were alongside on time. As the wind had been blowing in the Halifax area for quite some…   read more of “13 October,…”

12 October 2007, Sydney.

Well things worked out well. The brunt of the bad weather that was forecasted was delayed and when we approached the pilot station there was only 30 knots blowing. That meant the harbor would be calm of wind as it is sheltered. It blows in Sydney harbor from every direction except from the ENE and…   read more of “12 October 2007,…”

11 October 2007 at Sea

Departure Quebec, last evening, was one of those departures where the elements are doing the job for you. We had nearly 20 knots on the starboard beam and that is close to the edge of the thruster capacity. It did not matter; the flood current pushed itself between the ship and the dock and carried…   read more of “11 October 2007 at…”