The Grander Scheme: s/v Northern Symphony

Another simple dream...Another crazy notion: To make a sequel to our Grand Scheme by making an extended great loop starting from our home in Nova Scotia. One boat, two so-called adults, one or two children, and one cat.

17 July 2011 | Mahone Bay, NS
13 July 2011 | Clarks Harbour, NS
04 July 2011 | Yarmouth, NS
22 June 2011 | Yarmouth, NS
20 June 2011 | Richmond, ME
19 June 2011 | Rockport, MA
16 June 2011 | Gloucester, MA
15 June 2011 | Sandwich, MA
13 June 2011 | Point Judith, RI
12 June 2011 | Mystic, CT
08 June 2011 | Mystic, CT
06 June 2011 | New York, NY
05 June 2011 | New York, NY
01 June 2011 | Baltimore, MD
23 May 2011 | Baltimore, MD
17 May 2011 | Baltimore, MD
16 May 2011 | Selby Beach, MD
15 May 2011 | Crisfield, MD
14 May 2011 | Cape Charles, VA
12 May 2011 | Norfolk, VA

Capital Visit

23 May 2011 | Baltimore, MD
We (Evelyn, Leslie, and Anne) spent a few days visiting with friends and relatives in the Washington, DC area as well as touring museums until we'd had enough. It was great to see a college friend and her family and use their home in Hyattsville as our base of operation. We took the Metro into DC daily and visited the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History (three different times), the Renwick Gallery, the American History Museum, and the Library of Congress.

We were very impressed with the Library of Congress building (bottom left and turtle from the fountain outside), but surprised at the paucity of books in evidence. The butterfly hall at the Natural History Museum was filled with very curious butterflies, but the rocks and minerals, ocean exhibit, mammal exhibit, and human evolution exhibit were some of our favorites.

My aunt and uncle took us out to dinner followed by a delightful evening chatting in their living room.
Vessel Name: Northern Symphony
Vessel Make/Model: 1990 Catalina 36, Tall Rig
Hailing Port: Lunenburg, NS
Crew: The Wightmans
About: Colin (skipper), Anne, Evelyn, Leslie, and Scourge-of-the-Sea, our boat kitty.
Northern Symphony's Photos - Main
From our 2010 visit
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Created 11 December 2010
A collection of photos showing various parts and stages of our refit during the spring of 2010
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Created 6 June 2010