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

Happy Canada Day

We woke up to a heck of a pea souper today. It was quite eerie, the only sounds were a few ospreys chirping from on top of the masts - couldn’t see them but they were there, perched on the anemometers.

By around 0730 the fog burned off enough...

Back in Onset

29 June 2023

Well, we are here at the jumping off point and one of our favorite New England Community, Onset, Mass.

Only trouble is that our weather router is telling us that the various storm fronts that are moving over New...

Block Island

28 June 2023

A long, long, long day! Holy crap! Beautiful morning with no winds and assisting currents but in the afternoon once we got out of the lee of Long Island 4-7’ ocean swells came in along with thick fog so Barb and I both nearly...