Madcap Sailing

28 October 2016 | Madcap in Ft Pierce, Florida and crew in Halifax, Nova Scotia
06 April 2016 | Riverside Marina, Ft. Pierce, Florida
23 March 2016 | Riverside Marina, Ft. Pierce, Florida
20 March 2016 | Vero Beach, Florida
16 March 2016 | Vero Beach, Florida
12 March 2016 | Key West, Florida, USA
07 March 2016
06 March 2016 | Key West, Florida, USA
06 March 2016 | Key West, Florida
05 March 2016 | Key West, Florida
04 March 2016 | Marquesas Keys, Florida, USA
03 March 2016 | Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA
28 February 2016 | Puerto Isla Mujeres Marina, Mexico
27 February 2016 | Puerto Isla Mujeres Marina, Mexico
13 February 2016 | Teotihuacán, near Mexico City
12 February 2016 | Mexico City
11 February 2016 | Mexico City
07 February 2016 | Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Back to Bluenose Country

06 August 2008 | Yarmouth, NS, Canada
Beth - with blue nose & cold toes
We made it!

We left Frenchboro on Tuesday night just before 8pm, sailing through the lobster pots in the rosy light of the setting sun. A couple of boat crews waved us off as we set off to "go home".

With all our planning for not too much wind, we ended up not having ANY. The motor roared the whole way for 104.2 nautical miles, and the wind picked up just as we entered the harbour. The Gulf of Maine was empty too - just a couple of sightings of far off fishing boats, a pass-by of the fast ferry this morning. We met it again in the long entrance to Yarmouth harbour.

It feels strange to be back in Canada - back home - yes - but also much closer to the end of this wonderful trip.

We'll stay in Yarmouth for a few days visiting friends and then will make our way up the south shore of NS as we enter this next stage of the journey.
Comments
Vessel Name: Madcap
Vessel Make/Model: Bayfield 36
Hailing Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Crew: James D Bissell (Jim) and Elizabeth Lusby (Beth)
About: Beth and Jim have spent the last several winters sailing southern waters on s/v Madcap. They love Halifax in the summer, but plan to spend the winters exploring warmer places - currently the Guatemala, Belize, Honduras area.
Extra:
The Madcap crew left Ottawa in 2007 to go sailing in the Bahamas. After a highly successful year, they returned to Canada, settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and in the fall of 2009 they left to do it again! Journey #3 (2010/11) took them back to the Bahamas and then on to Cuba for several weeks [...]
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