Old Port

Captain’s Log, Part 3

by Roger Taylor We celebrated the 4th of July quietly in Canada by dropping down the Richelieu River a few miles from Beloeil to St. Denis in the morning and hosting a group of 75 visitors on board in the afternoon, folks who were meeting in St. Denis to discuss the promotion of tourism in …

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A trip aboard the Empire Sandy

by Isaac Parker As the Lois McClure travels the interconnected waterways of the northeast, it is not very often that the crew encounters a sailing vessel of significantly greater size. However, as we slowly labored against the swift current just down river from the Old Port in Montreal, we noticed a much larger schooner traversing …

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Montreal on a Very Hot Day

by Jean Belisle Six in the morning.  We spent the last night at anchor hidden behind île aux Prunes on the St Lawrence River. While preparing the Lois for her trip to Montreal, a big Maersk Line boat approach us in the main channel. Our partner in Montreal, Simon Lebrun, is on board the Maersk …

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