One last walk around the harbourfront area before sailing for the Arctic.
Above: IRB? Inshore-Rescue Boat from CCG. Great way to earn money and spend your summer.
Below: Len's Legacy, a different fishing boat.
Above: Zodiacs and lots of gas for shore excursions.
Below: Some of the electronics on the mast and top deck.
Above: Ready to depart.
Below: Drat, sailing delayed until tomorrow. Pilot boat departs.
July 23, 2017
Above: Most of the crew before departure. The Captain decided to take photos instead.
Below: Sign of a huge celebration for Halifax Pride week.
Above: Final look at our two faithful companions.
Below: Because of the unique hull shape of the Silver Cloud the pilot was taken off over the stern instead of alongside. It worked well. To see the video of this operation click here.
Below: First sign of things to come. Iceberg in the Strait of Belle Isle. July 25, 2017