Adventures Logged and Friendships Made Through Love of Sailing
From the Antarctic to Greenland, a love of sailing has led to a lifetime of adventure for Duncan and Renée Finlayson of Hodges Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador.
It was the summer of 1963 and Duncan Finlayson had just finished his first year of university in Montreal when he first set foot on a sailboat.
“A friend and I decided we wanted to work on a sailboat for the summer and we managed to get a job on a 47-foot Alden schooner out of Long Island, New York. We had a great summer. It was ...
Ultimate Global Sailing Races on Horizon for Halifax Sailor
Halifax sailor Sergei Morozov is hoping to be at the helm for either the 2022 Golden Globe Race or the 2024 edition of the Vendée Globe, described as “the greatest sailing race round the world, solo, non-stop and without assistance.”
Morozov, who completed his first solo circumnavigation on May 24, 2014, almost two and half years after leaving Halifax on Dec. 5, 2011, has been planning to do a second solo circumnavigation for several years, but competing in the renowned global races is ...
Q&A – Winter 2020
By Shawn Fraser | Schooner Cove Marine
What do I need to know about transporting a boat over the road?
Whether you are purchasing a boat or considering relocating a boat you already own, over the road transport is a great option. There are a number of things to consider in the process. Making sure you have the correct information and understand the process can help make your move hassle free.
Know Your Boat Specifications: Knowing the dimensions and weight are critical to ensuring ...
Around the Globe Again
Above photo: While Halifax sailor Sergei Morozov is planning a second solo circumnavigation, his ultimate goal is to row around the world. Kathy Johnson photo
Second Solo Circumnavigation Being Planned by Halifax Sailor
It will be by a different route when Halifax sailor Sergei Morozov casts off for a second solo sail around the globe — one that he hopes to start next year.
“This time I don’t want to go fast like the first one,” he said in a recent interview. “I want to ...
Wind in Their Sails: Nova Scotia Family Literally Living Their Dream on the High Seas
Above photo: Karen and Brad Cook along with their sons Ben and Charlie have been living life at sea aboard their 47-foot catamaran Hangtime for a year now.
For a year now, home for Brad and Karen Cook and their two sons, eight-year-old Charlie and Ben, 10, has been their 47-foot catamaran Hangtime, where every day is an adventure and the scenery never stays the same for very long.
“It’s pretty dreamy,” said Karen Cook when asked during an interview what it was like living at ...