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Gabriela/Richard
Tue Aug 17 13:00:00 EDT 2010, Nain, Labrador, Canada

From left to right, myself, Lucas, Yvonne and Sarah. We are going over the route north of Nain with Lucas and his wife Sarah. Yvonne, who set up the meeting, did the translating. Lucas was originally from the Quebec side of the northern Labrador peninsula (Ungava Bay), and has travelled the coast extensively, on both boats and snowmobiles.

Historic Nain Church
Richard
Tue Aug 17 12:00:00 EDT 2010, Nain, Labrador, Canada

Historic Nain Moravian Church.

Whale in the Harbor
Richard
Mon Aug 16 12:00:00 EDT 2010, Nain, Labrador, Canada

Whale in the harbor of Nain.

Photography
Richard
Sat Aug 14 12:00:00 EDT 2010, Nain, Labrador, Canada

Gabriela and her helpers taking a picture of Ted working on the rigging aloft.

Rigging Work
Gabriela/Richard
Sat Aug 14 11:00:00 EDT 2010, Nain, Labrador, Canada

Ted working on the rigging aloft.

Nain
Richard
Fri Aug 13 12:00:00 EDT 2010, Nain, Labrador, Canada

Learning the ropes young.

Nain
Richard
Thu Aug 12 12:00:00 EDT 2010, Nain, Labrador, Canada

Nain is a friendly town.

Welcome to Nain
Richard
Thu Aug 12 10:00:00 EDT 2010, Nain, Labrador, Canada

Nain is an Inuit community, so most signs are in both Inuktitut and English.

Sat Aug 14 14:14:10 EDT 2010 | George Ray
anybody comment on the name of your boat "ISUMMA" ??
Sat Aug 14 19:45:06 EDT 2010 | George Ray
opps, ..... ISSUMA !
Sat Aug 14 20:12:26 EDT 2010 | George Conk
Congratulations, Richard and crew.
Sun Aug 15 7:15:16 EDT 2010 | Brian
In the Labrador dialect it is Issumak.

And yest Nain is friendly town, thanks for noticing.
Sat Aug 21 18:17:05 EDT 2010 | will vandorp
i was north of toronto this summer (camping in algonquin) and saw some of these cairns. i'm enjoying your blog.
Nain
Richard
Wed Aug 11 10:00:00 EDT 2010, Nain, Labrador, Canada

Approaching Nain, the northernmost town in Labrador.

Sailing towards Nain
Richard
Mon Aug 9 17:35:58 EDT 2010

We saw several icebergs sailing from Hopedale towards Nain. They were all aground on various relatively shallow (ie, less than 100m) spots. We came close to some to have a better look.

Tue Aug 10 14:54:19 EDT 2010 | Brian
I hope the lady caught the fillet of char OK.
Tue Aug 10 18:18:57 EDT 2010 | Richard Hudson
After Gabriela and others tried unsuccessfully to snag the fillet of char that had fallen into the water using the jigging lure, Ted dove in and retrieved the char. Gabriela made some hot tea for Ted to warm up with.
Wed Aug 11 19:58:13 EDT 2010 | Chris
Richard, if you are still looking for a place to winter the boat, Goose Bay has a very large crane and an extensive dry dock area. The crane is located right next to the bus depot.
Happy sailing,
Chris

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