Re: Maine and North
I have cruised as far as the south coast of Newfoundland and it is incredible but a long, long way from walruses. You can see many whales and once around the corner to the north side of the island ice bergs. You need to be very self-sufficient even in Newfoundland, let alone further north. There are villages with a few provisions and sometimes fuel but that is it. You can tie up at village docks and can anchor often in fairly deep locations. Wonderful and exciting cruising, but make sure you are confident in yourself and your boat.
Back in the water in Grenada - with new main and #2 and cockpit canvas (Santa came early). Will spend the winter and early spring in the Caribbean and then head to Bermuda and the northeast US. Still trying to decide if we will bring the boat to Canada, either in 2015 or 2016.