The ship's blog for SV Nelleke out of Shelburne, NS

End of the winter cruise

Tuesday 25 February 2020
Although we aren't back home to Shelburne yet and we won't be until this coming Saturday afternoon, yesterday marked the end of our 2019-2020 winter cruise aboard Nelleke. Our next adventure aboard her will be at the end of May...

Day of flying home

Monday 24 February 2020
Today is the travel day that we were rushing to get to Virginia for. Three flights - Richmond to La Guardia, La Guardia to Toronto, and then Toronto and the final leg to Halifax.

Up early again to have the...

Off to Richmond

Sunday 23 February 2020
I am beginning today’s blog having learned that Barb, the light of my life, regards my blogging action in terms of me spewing words out onto the internet.



My little...

Walk on the trail side

Saturday 22 February 2020
A beautiful day today and Peter and Lynn continue to be gracious hosts and welcome us to their home.

This morning we went for a walk to the Old Durham Cemetery and had a look over the gravestones. Rich and poor...

More visiting

Friday 21 February 2020
We had a great sleep in Peter and Lynn's presidential suite and awoke to a Canadian morning with about two inches of snow on the ground. The photo on today’s blog was taken part way through the evening yesterday. It seems we...

Visiting Peter and Lynn

Thursday 20 February 2020
Well, we have made the dash north, readied and had Nelleke hauled, and now, we have driven to Durham. We were up early to have a last tub and shower before we toddled up to the cafe which opened at six. Then we were on the...

A day to tool around

Wednesday 19 February 2020

O fabroous jay.
Today is the day,
We put Nelleke away
up on the hard.

She will be well looked after and cared for by the staff here at Deltaville Yachting Centre. We are getting...

Getting Nelleke Ready

Tuesday 18 February 2020
Today was a sort of reverse day. We spent most of it getting our rental car and packing to leave. The packing included groceries which will spend a day or two in the fridge in the hotel room. There is nothing like packing to...

Deltaville. At last!

Monday 17 February 2030
We're here, at last, in Deltaville. As you can probably tell from the tone of the blog in several places, the trip here has not been without stress, there has been considerable excitement and not all of the positive kind, but in...

Sunday at Mathews

Sunday 16 February 2020
What a relief! We have managed the 1065 statute miles from Stuart to Deltaville in 28 days which included a three night stop in New Smyrna Beach to visit Ken and Sherri and a two day repair stop in Jacksonville plus three days at...