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Caroline Rainville
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Inspired by the boat
Atelier Meipel (Montreal, Canada) 45°25'24"N  073°51'45"W Brittany Turkish towel drying on the lifeline  It's been a while since I published our last post. I still have plenty of material in the backlog, but there is simply no time to get to it all. It's be...
Inspired by the boat
Inspired by the boat
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Shelburne Farms: The Inn
Shelburne Farms: The Inn (Vermont, USA) 44°23.743’ N 073°16.490’ W Back in 1886, members of the Vanderbilt family bought 32 farms on Shelburne Point to create an agricultural estate. It was a model farm, experimenting with all the latest technologies and in...
Shelburne Farms: The Inn
Shelburne Farms: The Inn
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Shelburne Farms: The Farm Barn
Shelburne Farms: The Farm Barn (Vermont, USA) 44°23.743’ N 073°16.490’ W 
 Shelburne Farms is a non-profit organisation dedicated to education and preservation. It is located on the shores of Lake Champlain and is comprised of a working farm, historic landm...
Shelburne Farms: The Farm Barn
Shelburne Farms: The Farm Barn
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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
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Champlain Maritime Museum 44.2017°N 073.3585°W The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is located in North Harbour, just south of Mile Point, in the southeast corner of the bay. It is just across from
the Palissades. We sailed past it many times before and ...
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
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Vergennes Falls and Otter Creek
Otter Creek Basin, Vergennes Municipal Dock 44.1673°N 073.2540°W We had been thinking about visiting Vergennes for a while, it is after all the oldest city in Vermont with a reputation for hospitality towards cruisers. However, almost everyone has a story o...

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Stockholm winter cruise
Stockholm 59.33242°N, 18.07707°E - I purchased the plane tickets in a hurry, those WOW air sales are very short lived, and didn’t realize that in March attractions in Stockholm are still under the winter schedule or are simply closed for the season. It was ...
Stockholm winter cruise
Stockholm winter cruise
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March in Stockholm
Stockholm 59.32399°N 18.06279°E - Sweden first came up about 15 years ago when I looked up the University of Göteborg for specialized engineering courses. As always, things took another direction and the Swedish plan got shelved. It was Season 7 of the Dist...
March in Stockholm
March in Stockholm
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The minimalism game
Before leaving, we spent over six months storing, donating, selling, recycling and throwing away stuff; making sure we only kept the things that we really cared about or couldn’t replace. A few years later, some of that stuff is only starting to come out of...

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Floating again
If there is one thing we’ve learned in the past few years is that plans are made to be changed. Why or how doesn’t really matter, things just have their own way of working out. Our summer trip to the Maritimes and Newfoundland has been postponed, the refit ...

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La suite des choses
Pas facile de revenir sur Montréal après ça... Nous sommes partis sans date de retour déterminée en sans objectif clair. L’idée générale; se rendre aux Bahamas et voir pour la suite. Puisque le bateau est officiellement une démocratie où Michel et moi avons...
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