2016 Map

Click on any of the markers on the 2016 map to get further information about each location.

– indicates where we stayed in marinas

 

– indicates where we anchored

 

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1. Pikes Bay Marina - The Start Our slip at Pikes Bay Marina, departed on Tuesday June 21 at 4:36am.
2. Keweenaw Waterway An alternative anchorage to Lilly Pond - beautiful after a long day sailing.
3. Houghton-Hancock Michigan June 22-27 Headed into Houghton-Hancock for a few days of exploring the Keweenaw Peninsula
4. Marquette June 28-July 1 Retrieved vehicle from Houghton-Hancock and moved it to the Soo. Enjoyed bike riding around the town and their Saturday morning Farmer's Market.
5. Munising July 2-4 Celebrating the 4th in wonderful Munising
6. Grand Marais July 5-6 Beautiful sunny, calm day for viewing the Pictured Rocks on the way to Grand Marais
7. Batchawana Bay - Dick's Island July 7 A 70NM trek from Grand Marais to Batchawana Bay.
8. Gitche Gumee Marina July 8-10 Tiny, tiny marina with the friendliest people!
9. Quebec Harbour July 11 80nm trek with Steele'n Time to Michipicoten Island
10. Old Daves Harbour July 12-15 Our return to Old Daves as GLCC Port Captains
11. Brief visit in Otter Cove July 16 Debated about stopping here but weather mandated moving on.
12. Quebec Harbour July 16-17 Return to Michipicoten in search of more Caribou
13. Cozens Cove July 18 A perfect, private bay with a sauna!
14. Indian Harbour July 19-21 A wonderful couple of days in Indian Harbour - all to ourselves!
15. Batchawana Bay v2 July 22 A glorious sail from Indian Harbour to Batchawana Bay
16. Batchawana Bay v3 July 23 The beach at Batchawana Bay
17. Sault Ste Marie-Kemps Marina July 24-27 Time for provisions, laundry (lots of it!)
18. Harbor Island July 28, July 30-31, August 2-7 Wonderful protected anchorage and location for the Great Lakes Cruising Club Wilderness Rally
19. Drummond Island Yacht Harbor July 29-July 30, August 1, August 7 Meeting point with Mark and Jeanne and pre/post provisioning for GLCC Wilderness Rally
20. Burnt Island July 31 Day stop at Burnt Island
21. Tolsmaville, Cockburn Island August 8 Clearing customs into Canada in Tolsmaville
22. Meldrum Bay August 9 Meldrum Bay - A must stop for a trip to the Meldrum Bay Inn for dinner or lunch
23. Blind River August 10-12 Awesome sail across the bay to Blind River for provisioning and foul weather avoidance!
24. Turnbull Island August 13 Wonderful anchorage shared with 12 other boats including 4 small catamarans
25. Beardrop Harbour August 14 Sailed part of the way to Beardrop with Genoa only - 5kn with no engine.
26. Eagle Island August 15 Met up with Gozzard 44 "Minnehaha" for a mini-reunion.
27. Ray's Bay August 16-17 One of favorite spots in the North Channel, always interesting people hanging out in Ray's Bay.
28. Perch Bay August 18 Thought we would have this tiny anchorage to ourselves until the owners of the cabin on shore arrived.
29. Fox Harbour August 19-21 Heavy weather (40 knot winds) had us hunkered down in Fox Harbour. Found a perfect spot hiding behind some huge boulders.
30. Little Current August 22-24 Arrived in time for the end of the season Cruiser's Net potluck and multiple loads of dirty clothes!
31. Heywood Island August 25-26 Tucked into the East Bay at Heywood where we could see out onto the main lake but were still completely protected.
32. Marianne Cove August 27-30 A perfect anchorage! Liked it so much we stay for several days.
33. Baie Fine-The Pool August 31 A popular anchorage but there were only two other boats. Did the hike up to Topaz Lake-very pretty.
34. Snug Harbour September 1 We anchored here in 2005 on our Rhodes 22. It's still deep.
35. Killarney September 2-4 Mooring at the Killarney Mountain Lodge
36. Covered Portage September 6-7 Covered Portage is one of those amazing anchorages with high cliffs all around
37. Killarney September 8 Sportsman Inn at Killarney
38. Wingfield Basin September 9 Our first stop on the Bruce Peninsula
39. Tobermory September 10-11 While usually crowded, we had the main dock in Tobermory all to ourselves
40. Lion's Head September 12 A quick run up the eastern side of the Bruce Peninsula
41. Tobermory Big Tub Harbour September 13 An overnight at Tobermory's other marina
42. Cove Island September 14-15 Our last anchorage for the season
43. Port Elgin September 16-17 Port Elgin - a charming little town on the Bruce
44. Kincardine September 18-19 A late night arrival under tow when our engine stopped
45. Goderich September 20 We arrived in Goderich at 3:00pm - 1186.9 Nautical Miles for the season