Notes from the Captain’s Log: Part 4

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And show off in Rochester for the World Canals Conference we did. On September 18th, at 7:30 a.m., we set full sail (mainsail, foresail, and jib) to a light breeze from the south. Not that we got underway; we were tied securely to the wall. But for the next two hours, early birds, including members of the press, captured the …

Safe from the flood

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Good news! We have arrived safely in Waterford.  We were up and on our way at first light, the rain held off, and we made it all the way (approximately 35 miles and eight locks, a descent of 191 feet)  to just above Lock E2, at the junction of the Erie Canal and the old Champlain Canal.  The projections about …