Tag Archives | Erie Canal

Catchup days at Brewerton, New York- June 3-4, 2014

Day 95 and 96 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 1,965 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 29 We’ve spent the last few days in a marina in Brewerton, a small community on the west end of Oneida Lake and north of Syracuse, NY. While traveling every day, there is no time for cleaning, […]

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Erie Canal – A Free Dock at Rome NY, New York- June 1, 2014

Day 93 Miles Today: 45 SM; Total Miles: 1,929 SM Locks Today: 5 ; Total Locks: 27 This morning we waited for our dockmate, the 97 ft. Yacht Lukousaurus to leave the dock for Lock 16. Since we were headed the same way, we decided it wouldn’t be fun to share locks all day long […]

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Erie Canal – Waterford to Rexford, New York- May 30, 2014

Day 91 Miles Today: 17 SM; Total Miles: 1,832 SM Locks Today: 6 ; Total Locks: 14 We got our first healthy dose of locks today on the Erie Canal. At 8:15 a.m. six boats (Looper boats Island Time, Summer Recess, Erben Renewal and Bon Foeyage plus a sailboat Island Dreamer and a Canadian boat, […]

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Waterford Visitors Center, New York- May 29, 2014

Day 90 Miles Today: 25 SM; Total Miles: 1,815 SM Locks Today: 1 ; Total Locks: 8 A short day today….we left the marina about 8:30 a.m. for Waterford, NY, the eastern gateway to the Erie Canal. So here’s our nature shot for the day. Look at the ducks and ducklings. Now that’s a big […]

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