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Old 07-30-2011
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When I was 14, we (my father, uncle, cousin and I) sailed a Paceship PY23 from Saco, Maine, across the Gulf of Maine (and the mouth of the Bay of Fundy) to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and then back to Bar Harbor, Maine. Just because the boat is small doesn't mean the voyage has to be!

From Yarmouth to Halifax, you could make a continuous offshore run, or you could harbor-hop. If I didn't have a lot of experience, I would probably take my time and make the trip in small jumps. Get ahold of some charts and a good cruising guide and plot out your stop-over points.

Of course, if you are lucky and get a great weather window, and are able to time the tides right (you'll have a lot of current to deal with between Yarmouth and Cape Sable), you might want to just go for it.
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