- Claude L.-Auger was last seen:
- Viewing thread H34 Mast: Need More Halyards, Jun 19, 2018 at 7:37 AM
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- Lake of Two Mountains, QC, Can
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- Power boats, Sailboats, from 12 to 36.
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Boating since I was a kid. Over 30,000 miles of inland and ocean sailing. I have cruised extensively throughout Quebec, ON, NY and VT as well as Long Island Sound, Florida, Gulf of Mexico (where my 28.5 was totaled compliments of Hurricane Georges in Sept 98), and a blue water passage (Marion - Bermuda Race) in 87 on a 35 footer. Keeping on going: summer of 2001: 4 weeks on Lake Ontario's USA side; 2002: 2 weeks on a friend's boat on the lower St-Lawrence River; summer of 2003 a 3-week solo trip down the St-Lawrence River to Chaleur Bay on Atlantic East Coast and back. 16 to 20 foot tides and currents up to 7 knots to worry about! 1250 miles of every kind of weather and sailing you can imagine! 2004: 63 days on the St-Lawrence from Montreal to Lake Ontario. Fabulous trip. Summer of 2005: Again a 2 months cruise, up the St-Lawrence and into Lake Ontario west. Traveled 1000 + miles, with incredible sailing. Summer of 2006: the cruise of all cruises: solo trip of 85 days & 2500 miles down the Gulf of St-Lawrence, through Quebec, incl. Magdalen Islands, then on to Nova Scotia (Cape Breton), Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, then back up the St-Lawrence to my home port. Summer of 2007: sailing out of my club and preparing the boat for an extended solo Southern trip to Florida and the Bahamas. Sailed down the Exumas, back up to Eleuthera, Spanish Wells, the sea of Abacos and back up the East Coast returning on June 1st 2008 after 8½ months and 5000 miles. Summer of 2008: sailed out of my club adding another 500 miles under the keel. Summer of 2009 turned out to be a banner season sailed her off my club again ; 51 outings, 765 miles. last sail on 10/14 we got snow flakes. Memorable !!! Winter of 09-10 did Fort Lauderdale- Key West Race and Fort-Lauderdale- Charleston race. Summer of 2010 Incredible summer: 72 outings, more than 1000 miles of navigation including a 35-days trip to Thousand Islands and Lower Lake Ontario. Winter 2010-2011 sailing on a friend's boat in Florida, including SORC Fort-Lauderdale to Key West Race and FCOC races in St.Augustine in Spring of 2011. Summer of 2011 another cruise to Lake Ontario and Thousand Islands area. Winter 11 - 12: Short cruise to Nassau, then race from Fort-Lauderdale to Key West and FCOC races again in St.Augustine.
Summer 2012: No trips but 800+ miles sailing out of my homeport
Winter 2012-2013: 2 weeks cruise in Leeward Islands in Caribbean + FCOC races in St. Augustine
Summer 2013: 60+ outings out of my club, i.e. close to 800 nm of sailing !
Winter 2013-2014 Offshore racing in Florida (Ponce to Canaveral, Ft-Lauderdale to Key West, FCOC races in St-Augustine. 3-week trip delivering a Hylas 46 from St-Marteen to Georgetown in the Bahamas. Just 2 on board, non-stop sailing from St-Marteen to Big Sand Caye, Turks and Caicos, 567 miles in 104 hours !
Summer 2014. As of Labor Day week-end, almost 1100 miles of sailing including a 49-day cruise to Thousand Islands and circumnavigation of Lake Ontario.
Winter 2014-2015 Again Offshore racing in Florida (Ponce to Canaveral, Ft-Lauderdale to Key West, Delivering race boat to F. Lauderdale and then from Key West to Melbourne.
Summer 2015. 92 days of sailing for a total of 1400 miles, including a 7 weeks solo cruise in my favorite cruising ground, i.e. the Thousand Islands and Lake Ontario.
Winter 2015-2016 More SORC racing and also offshore racing off of Port Canaveral.