Monthly Archives: July 2016

First guest on board at Menominee -Sending our Car Home.

Looking forward to sharing the boat with family, and this week Colleen’s son Brent was able to take time to drive with us from Minneapolis to Menominee MI to see the boat, spend a few days then take our car … Continue reading

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Good Bye Egg ; Hello Chambers Island

We had the slip until 11 am; so a quick stop a the Pink Bakery was in order for breakfast   We have gotten good advise from dock mates in the past; and this was no exception.   Be sure and … Continue reading

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Exploring Egg Harbor Door County

When we boated in Lake Superior; the wilderness of the Apostle Islands, Isle Royale and Canada were our favorite places.   When exploring Door County we envisioned going to the northern most point and finding the remote anchorages.   Reality check – we … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Marina – Sunset and Goats

If anyone recommends a stop in Sister Bay – they will likely say “and don’t miss the goats on the roof”.      Not knowing what to expect- it was a sight to see as we walked through down town.  Just stop at … Continue reading

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Exploring harbor towns of Door County Michigan- First stop Sister Bay

Time to head out on our own- we left Running Free at Fish Creek- as they were waiting for a weather window to continue sailing south.   The south winds were gusty and predicted over 15 knots; so we decided to head … Continue reading

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Fish Creek with Running Free and Moon Shadow

After a lovely night at anchor on the north side of Chambers Island, we woke to the task of checking the weather forecast.  Radar showed a thunder storm approaching, so we waited til 10 am to leave.   It dissipated just … Continue reading

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Moon Shadows First Night at Anchor

Our float plan is to depart Marinette Mi by 11 am  on Sunday and set course 60 degrees NE to Chambers Island.  Distance- 13 miles.  Slight change of plans:  as it was so nice to have the truck, we decided to … Continue reading

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On board again at Harbor Town July 7

A few years ago we decided to avoid boating on the fourth of July.  Memories of the Green Storm on Lake Superior in 2000 and  the heavy weather that hit us leaving Grand Marias in 2012 are examples.   So this year we were … Continue reading

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