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Sharon & Wallace departed Port Credit Yacht Club, Mississauga, Ontario 08/15/2016 to cruise the Sea of Abaco aboard the motor vessel DIRT FREE.

Sharons Blog -

Part 1 - Toronto to Chesapeake City
Part 2 - Chesapeake City to Norfolk
Part 3 - Norfolk to Charleston SC
Part 4 - Charleston SC to St.Augustine FL
Part 5 - St.Augustine to Verobeach FL

Part 6 - Florida to The Abacos
Part 7 - Abacos back to Florida, last installment
(coming soon)

April 18, 2017 ... We left the boat in Florida and are now back in Ontario to work for the summer. Sharon has one more installment on her photo blog of showing some of our time in the Abacos and our trip back to Indiantown in Florida. She promises to complete it soon.
Random photos from the voyage of Sharon, Wallace and M/V DIRT FREE between Toronto and the Sea of Abaco

Sharon Paints and sketches for the entire trip

Swimming pigs on No Name Cay

I Win - Wallace

Little Harbour, Sea of Abaco

Beer flavoured ice cream ...... works for Sharon :)

Marsh Habour sunset

stingrays at Manjack Cay

Lunch - oysters and blue crab

Wallace slaves over a hot stove

Never gets old !

Dirt Free at Little Harbour

It ain't all lobster and rum

Queen of my world

Wallace and the Bean

6' nurse shark

DIRT FREE from the Elbow Reef Lighhouse

Sharon likes to do sunsets

Another Sharon sunset

Tahiti Beach

Sharon and Wallace on Tahiti Beach

Sharon's sketch of Sharon and Wallace :)

Manjack Cay

A Wallace Arrangement

I hold Sharon's beers while she takes my photo

Oh Sharon, what have you done ?

My lucky pants ..... very lucky !

Sharon at Manjack Cay

Spinning rod, trolling rod & Hawaiian sling - Lets go out for lunch today Sharon

Eagle ray off our stern

Lunch :)

Wallace doesn't always slave over a hot stove

No swimming !

Lunch and dinner

Simply the best

The bean and Wallace

This beauty got stepped on :(

Lobster & chicken

Elbow Reef lighthouse from DIRT FREE :)

A Sharon sunset with Lobster and short ribs - This never gets old either :)

Sharon and Wallace

Sharon and Wallace

A Sharon arrangement

Bikes at the beach

Oh Sharon, what have you done ?

Albany, NY

Troy, NY

Phoenix, NY

Cape May, NJ

Atlantic City

Atlantic City

NJ Ferry terminal on the Hudson

An entire cheesecake for dessert

Sharon's first loaf made onboard

Whooo Hoooo ! Sharon let me drive for a while

Music in every park on the NY State canal System

We have no idea !

Sluice lock on the Erie

Sharon loves locks :) .... a very unusual woman.

Phoenix, NY

Sandy Hook, NJ

Jamaica Bay, NY

Elliott Cut, SC

Upper Hudson River

Cleaning debris from canal after heavy rain
Phoenix, NY
Blue Rose Inn, Cape May, NJ. Site of our honeymoon

10 more and I have a meal

Waterford, NY

Lyon, NY

Phoenix, NY

Erie Canal lock

Lake Oneida anchorage

Phoenix, NY

Seneca Canal Lock

Erie canal lock

Oswego, NY

Croton on the Hudson at anchor

Yonkers, NY

Canajoharie, NY

Canajoharie, NY

Canajoharie, Ny

Canajoharie, NY

Oswego, NY

Sylvan Beach, NY

Sharon lets me drive sometimes

Sharon and a glass of wine on the beach ....... go figure :)

Yonkers, NY

Yonkers, NY, free dock

Bike Night, Syvan Beach, NY. Our Trek bikes have belt drive just like the Harley's

No idea where this is :)

We fit right in with the Harley's

Canajoharie, NY

Canal weeds in the strainer every day

Like the sign says

Fulton, New York

Erie Canal

Dredges on the Erie Canal
My Sharon at Fulton NY Dirt Free giant next to Ranger tug

Tugs on the Erie Canal

Flight locks into Waterford NY at the Hudson
What did you expect :)

oops ! saw this too late

Little Falls NY

Best burgers, Copper Moose, Little Falls. marinated in porter beer & served with melted porter cheese

Liberty Park, Liberty Island NY

Little Falls NY

Manhattan background

Ribs marinated in whiskey and molasses mmmmmmmmmmmmmm :)

We do eat well :)

Manhattan from our slip at Liberty Landing

Ellis Island

Ferry from Liberty Island to Ellis Island

The original flame

Model of Liberty's framework
Inside the Statue of Liberty
At anchor, cape May NJ

Many of the photos above are from the NY State Canal System, one of the best and cheapest cruising grounds around. If you'd like to know more about this system take a look at our Cruising the NY State Canal System article for many more photos of this beautiful system.