Monthly Archives: August 2012

Montreal on a Very Hot Day


by Jean Belisle Six in the morning.  We spent the last night at anchor hidden behind île aux Prunes on the St Lawrence River. While preparing the Lois for her trip to Montreal, a big Maersk Line boat approach us … Continue reading

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We’re Not in Kansas Anymore


by Isaac Parker As the Lois McClure wound it’s way down the Richelieu River in the morning sun it seemed like any other day. That morning we had departed from Saint Ours with the destination of Sorel in mind. Before … Continue reading

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Exploring St Ours


by Jean Belisle Here I am on the Lois McClure, four years after our fantastic trip to Quebec City. We are about to leave Saint-Denis on the Richelieu for Saint-Ours. It is 6 in the morning and I am taking … Continue reading

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Saint Denis; The Richelieu River: Valley of Memories*


by Art Cohn It sometimes happens that through flood, hurricane or in this year’s case, low water, we have to adapt our travel schedule. We had planned to spend several days in St. Anne-de-Sorel as a part of their annual … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log, Part 2


by Roger Taylor Kathleen and I rejoined the Lois McClure on June 18th at St. Albans just in time to get underway for Rouses Point. It was blowing a strong breeze out of the South, and, by the time we … Continue reading

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Beloeil


by Isaac Parker With the start of a new month, the Lois McClure entered Beloeil, a town who’s name translates to beautiful eye. Living up to its name, the town was truly scenic, located directly across the Richelieu River from … Continue reading

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