Trip to NFLD.

Vessel Name: Morning Glory
Vessel Make/Model: Bayliner 3878
Hailing Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Crew: Lloyd Blagdon and Anna Burke and 2 dogs Sumo & Boxer
About: Lloyd retired chief engineer R.C.N. 33 years. Anna retired seamstress after 32 yrs. Boxer 5 yrs and Sumo 3 yrs.
Extra: Lloyd 22 yrs. at sea, chief engineer of two diesel submarines and chief engineer of 280 gas turbine ship. Retired 1995
16 September 2011 | Halifax
16 September 2011 | Halifax
16 September 2011 | Halifax
15 September 2011 | Halifax
15 September 2011 | Halifax
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04 September 2011 | Cross Island
30 August 2011 | Liverpool
21 August 2011 | Mahone Bay
14 August 2011 | Hubbards
12 August 2011 | Halifax
09 August 2011 | Liscombe
09 August 2011 | Liscombe Lodge
07 August 2011 | St. Peters Lions Club Marina
02 August 2011 | Baddeck
31 July 2011 | Margaree NFLD
29 July 2011 | Margaree NFLD
24 July 2011 | Boxey
23 July 2011 | Boxey
21 July 2011
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16 September 2011 | Halifax

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

Liverpool- Great docking, power, water, showers, good restraunt, seasonal at Broklyn Marina

16 September 2011 | Halifax

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

Canso- Detailed eariler

16 September 2011 | Halifax

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

St. Albans- Poor docking, good anchorage, general store close by.

15 September 2011 | Halifax

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

Codroy- Public dock,water, power, reasonal fees and general store close by

15 September 2011 | Halifax

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

Port Aux Basque NFLD good docking,showers, washer and dryers, marine store, general stores within walking distance. Docking fees good.

15 September 2011 | Halifax

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

As we explained in our earlier blogs, we had difficult getting the internet. However we are back in Halifax with full internet access and now we explain the services that was available in each port.

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

16 September 2011 | Halifax
Lloyd, Anna & Crew
Liverpool- Great docking, power, water, showers, good restraunt, seasonal at Broklyn Marina
Bridgewater- Limited docking, plenty of stores within walking distance
Mc Grath Cove- Good anchorage, great for dingy cruising
Rouges Roost- Mooring balls private, good anchorage great dingy cruising
On our trips we saw many whales,porpises, sea turtles, sun fish, and several shark fins. A great variety of sea birds. We met several fellow cruisers and sailors . Every port we called at we met friendly, professional and knowledgeable shipmates and locals. Great trip

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

16 September 2011 | Halifax
Lloyd, Anna & Crew
Canso- Detailed eariler
Liscombe Lodge- All services available, excellant restraunt, swimming pool, sauna, good docking fees, good anchorage.
Wheck Cove - good moorings, good anchorage
Halifax-All services available (Home port)
Hubbards- close to shopping, good anchorage, docks available
Backmans Island- good anchorage, great beach
Lunenburg- Limited docking, good restraunts, good shopping
Mahone Harbour- Limited docking, good moorings, good anchorage, power,fuel, water showers and lots of shops
Cross Island- Hard to get in, two mooring balls, great for dingy cruising

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

16 September 2011 | Halifax
Lloyd, Anna & Crew
St. Albans- Poor docking, good anchorage, general store close by.
Hare Bay-Good anchorage, very scenic, (bring lots of fly dope)
Francswa- limited docking, general store, great scenery
Grey River- limited docking, general store varing hours, great for dingy cruising
Lapoile- Good docking, water, power, general store close by, and very scenic
Margaree- covered earlier
Baddeck- covered earilier
Maskills Cove- Sheltered anchorage,
Little Harbour- Sheltered anchorage, great restraunt
Chapel Island- open anchorage, depressing sights
St. Peters Lions Club Marina- All services available, well managed

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

15 September 2011 | Halifax
Lloyd, Anna & Crew
Codroy- Public dock,water, power, reasonal fees and general store close by
Margaree NFLD.- Public dock, water, power, reasonal fees, excellent restraunt,general store close by.
Burgeo- Limited docking, showers, washers, dryers, hard to enter from the east, western entrance much better.
Boxey- Public wharf, power, general store and good anchorage.
English harbour- Docking limited, fuel, power, water and general store close by
St Jacques- public wharf available .
Bellorham- public wharf available, power, water.

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

15 September 2011 | Halifax
Lloyd, Anna & Crew
Port Aux Basque NFLD good docking,showers, washer and dryers, marine store, general stores within walking distance. Docking fees good.
Larks Harbour not recomended for yachts, anchoring in a protected sheltered area is highly recommend.
Woods Island Harbour well protected, no facilities, Bay Of Islands Yacht Club has well seccured docks . Safe harbour from any winds.
Norris Point limited docking, fuel, water, power and limited restraunt service.
Lomond not recommended for yachts.
Woody Point limited docking, good restraunts.
Corner Brook Bay of Island Yacht Club docking, power, water, washers, dryers, showers, locals help us go to town and good restraunts and shopping centres

Final Synopsis of NFLD. and Western Cruise

15 September 2011 | Halifax
Lloyd, Anna & Crew
As we explained in our earlier blogs, we had difficult getting the internet. However we are back in Halifax with full internet access and now we explain the services that was available in each port.
In Jeddore we had fuel, water, power, showers, pool, dock, and restraunt. It is not a good place to be in during a storm. Dogs are not allowed on the property.
Canso we had dock and fuel, good restraunt, reasonable prices and general store close by. The harbour master ensured we had everthing we needed going on our trip and returning
St. Peters Canal good docking and stores close by.
Baddeck Docking, fuel, water,showers, washers and dryers, power, marine store, good restraunts, and shopping close by. Docking fees expensive.
Neils Harbour docking limited,water, and good restraunt. The Chowder House
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