Archive of Charlevoix

And Then There Were Two…

on August 2nd, 2014 in Charlevoix, CRUISING :, Rosborough, West (Gulf) Coast by | Comments

Coffee tasted extra good high up on the granite rocks this morning. Jim and I discussed how long we should stay in this spot at South Benjamin Island before we headed to the Ranger Tugs Rendezvous in Little Current – we both agreed, it might be one of those long three-day…

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2012 Venetian Festival – Charlevoix, Michigan

on July 27th, 2012 in Charlevoix, CRUISING :, GREAT LAKES:, TRAILERING by | Comments

In stark contrast to our time cruising the North Channel this summer was our 5-day stop in Charlevoix, while on our way home, for the 2012 Venetian Festival; one of our all time favorite festivals. We called Charlevoix’s harbormaster, Hal (below-right) to receive our slip assignment soon after we arrived…

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Winding Down Memorial Day Weekend in Charlevoix

on May 28th, 2012 in Charlevoix, CRUISING :, GREAT LAKES: by | Comments

Winding down Memorial Day Weekend in Charlevoix with a dinghy ride around the little island and an afternoon at anchor in Oyster Bay (below). We drove up to Petoskey to visit our friend, Martin. Lunch at Whitecaps and a visit at Martin’s home. Monday started with a Memorial Day parade…

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Charlevoix the Beautiful

on May 27th, 2012 in Charlevoix, CRUISING :, GREAT LAKES: by | Comments

Just as the Chamber of Commerce slogan suggests… Charlevoix is beautiful. Charlevoix was our homeport for many years so we consider it a home away from home. It seems this friendly little town exists in its own little bubble and embodies all that small town America promises. With concerts and…

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Our Biggest Fan in Charlevoix

on May 26th, 2012 in Charlevoix, CRUISING :, GREAT LAKES: by | Comments

Every time we see Rob, on Keri ‘D’ Away, we’re reminded how often he reads our blog and seems to know what we’re up to on our boat. On our recent visit to Charlevoix we ran into Rob, and his wife Keri, at the marina; Rob was a little perturbed…

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Welcome Home Kismet!

on May 24th, 2012 in Charlevoix, CRUISING :, GREAT LAKES:, TRAILERING by | Comments

Today we trailered our boat up to Charlevoix and launched her at Ferry Avenue Lake Charlevoix Municipal Boat Ramp. This ramp is just outside of Round Lake, on Lake Charlevoix by Irish Marina. As you can see (below) we were operating in a clouds of bugs that were hanging out…

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