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1. Preparing Meriah for Departure ... Dec. 2000 to Sept. 2002

2. North American Pacific Coast ... Sept. 2002 to May. 2003

3. North American Atlantic Coast ... May 2003 to Sept 2003

4. Atlantic Coast Southbound ... Sept. 2003 to Dec. 2003

5. Atlantic Coast Northbound & Returning South ... July 2004 to May 2005

 

 

 

 


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Preparing Meriah for Departure:

  1. January 2000...Maple Bay Marina for Bowsprit & Decks.
  2. May 2000....Port Townsend for Sails, Masts & Rigging.
  3. March 2001..Winter at Stones Marina, Nanaimo,Vancouver Island.
  4. May 2001...Canoe Cove for Haulout & Work on Hull.
  5. July 2001...Deep Cove Marina for Interior and Exterior Work.
  6. September 2001...Brentwood Bay to Lift Engine & do Rewiring.
  7. May 2002...Maple Bay for Hull and Steering Systems.
  8. July 2002...Boot Cove, Saturna Island. To Cacouna taking a break.
  9. August 2002...Final finishing work, then Ready to Go!
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North American Pacific Coast 2002-2003:

West Coast USA

  1. Victoria, British Columbia to Port Angeles, Washington (Customs), 5 hours
  2. To Flattery offshore Washington, 1 night
  3. Flattery to Half Moon Bay, California, 6 days & 6 nights
  4. To Santa Cruz, California, 1 day
  5. To Monterey, California, 1 day
  6. To San Simeon Anchorage, California, 1 night & 1 day
  7. To Morro Bay, California, 1 day
  8. To Channel Islands Harbour, California, 1 day & 1 night
  9. To San Diego California with rest stop at Newport Beach, California, 2 nights
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West Coast Mexico & Central America

  1. San Diego, California to Turtle Bay Anchorage, Baja, Mexico, 3 days & 3 nights
  2. To Magdalena Bay Anchorage, Baja, Mexico, 2 days & 2 nights
  3. To La Cruz Anchorage, Mexico, 3 days & 3 nights
  4. To Paradise Village, Nuevo Vallarta nr. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 1 hour
  5. Return to La Cruz Anchorage, 1 hour
  6. To Tenacatita, Mexico, 1 day & 1 night
  7. To Maruata, Mexico, 1 day & 1 night
  8. To Punta Papanoa, Mexico rest stop, 1 day & 1 night
  9. To Puerto Marques nr. Acapulco, Mexico 1 night
  10. To Puerto Angel, Mexico, 2 nights & 1 day
  11. To Puerto Madero, Mexico, 2 nights & 2 days
  12. To Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, 1 night & 1 day
  13. To Marina Puesta del Sol, Nicaragua, 2 nights & 1 day
  14. To No Name Anchorage, Nicaragua rest stop, 1 day & 1 night
  15. To Bahia Murchelagos, Costa Rica rest stop, 1 night
  16. To Bahia Ballina, Costa Rica, 1 night & 1 day
  17. To Puntarenas (el Estero Yacht Club), Costa Rica, 5 hours
  18. To Bahia Ballina, Costa Rica, 6 hours
  19. To Bahia Honda, Panama, 2 days & 2 nights
  20. To Ensenada Naranjo, Panama, 1 night
  21. To Ensenada Benao, Panama rest stop, 1 day
  22. To Isla Otoque, Panama, 1 night & 1 day
  23. To Balboa nr. Panama City, Panama (Panama Canal W. Entrance), 6 hours
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North American Atlantic Coast 2003:

Western Caribbean

  1. From Balboa, Panama to Colon nr. Cristobal, Panama (Panama Canal E. Entrance), 1 day
  2. To Isla Providencia, Columbia, 2 days & 2 nights
  3. To Isla Mujeres, Mexican Yucatan, 4 nights & 3 days
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East Coast USA

  1. Isla Mujeres, Mexico to Key West, Florida, 2 days & 2 nights
  2. To Lauderdale, Florida,
  3. To Beaufort, N. Carolina
  4. To Hampton nr. Norfolk, Virginia
  5. To Annapolis, Maryland
  6. To Chesapeake City, Maryland (C&D Canal)
  7. To Cape May, New Jersey
  8. To Sandwich, Mass. (Cape Cod)
  9. To Gloucester Harbour, Cape Ann, Mass.
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East Coast Canada

  1. Gloucester Harbour, Mass. to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, 3 days & 2 nights
  2. To Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1 day
  3. To Ballantynes Cove, Nova Scotia, 2 days & 1 night
  4. To Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island, 1 day
  5. To Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 3 hours
  6. To Victoria, Prince Edward Island, 4 hours
  7. To Anse à Beaufils, Québec, 1 day & 1 night
  8. To Percé, Quebéc, 1 hour } Larry's first vessel built here. 30 ft fishing schooner for only $1,000 (1956)
  9. Return to Anse à Beaufils, 1 hour
  10. To Cloridorme, Québec, 1 day
  11. To Les Méchins, Québec rest stop, 1 night & 1 day
  12. To Matane, Québec rest stop, 1 night
  13. To Rimouski, Québec, 1 day
  14. To Cacouna, Québec, 1 night } Where Larry grew up on the water 1941 to 1960
  15. To Tadoussac, Québec, 4 hours } Favourite North Shore harbour 1956 to 1972
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Atlantic Coast Southbound 2003:

East Coast Canada

  1. Tadoussac to Rimouski, Québec,
  2. To Les Méchins, Québec,
  3. To Cloridorme, Québec,
  4. To Anse á Beaufils, Québec,
  5. To Summerside, Prince Edward Island,
  6. To Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island,
  7. To Ballantynes Cove, Nova Scotia,
  8. To Canso, Nova Scotia,
  9. To Goldboro, Nova Scotia,
  10. To Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia,
  11. To Halifax, Nova Scotia,
  12. To Clark's Harbour, Nova Scotia,

East Coast USA

  1. Clark's Harbour, Nova Scotia to Bar Harbour, Maine (Customs) 1 night & 1 day
  2. To Northeast Harbour, Mt. Desert Island, Maine, 2 hours
  3. To Gloucester Harbour, Cape Ann, Mass., 1 night & 1 day (Frozen in by winter weather)
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