Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Trempealeau To La Crosse

Depart Sunset Bay Marina,Trempealeau at 1032. 1230 arrive Winona to top off diesel tank.
1310 Depart Winona levee . Cruised with 39' Krogen "FINALLY" (home port Bay Port,MN) to La Crosse. 1805 arrived Skipper Liner on Black River for winter storage. Changed oil and loaded things in car. Cruised 39 miles. 67 degrees and sunny. Enjoyed the fall colors.
Joe & Arvilla

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Alma,WI To Trempealeau,WI

Monday departed anchorage near Alma at 0600. 1030 arrived at our home port of Trempealeau and were welcomed by Al & Rie aboard our sister ship KEDGE. Cruised 34 miles with no lock delay. 84 degrees and sunny.
Joe & Arvilla

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Hudson,WI To Alma,WI

We spent the last 10 days on the St Croix River near Hudson and Bayport,MN. with family and friends. Sunday departed Hudson at 0606. Rain early then 80 and sunny. Bridge and lock delay was less than 30 minutes. 1640 arrived anchorage 5 miles south of Alma. Cruised 78 miles. Lake Pepin was a little rough.
Joe and Arvilla

Friday, August 7, 2009

Red Wing, MN To Hudson, WI

Depart Redwing 0756. No lock delay and rain most of the day. Dock at Hudson next to our sister ship KEDGE and enjoyed the evening together. 68 degs for a high and no sun. Cruised 36 miles with very little boat traffic due to the poor weather.
Joe & Arvilla

Alma,WI To Red Wing, MN

Thursday, 0726 Departed anchorage. No lock delay at Lock 4. 1330 Tied up at Red Wing City Dock and walked to town to do shopping. 1630 Anchored near Old Miss Marina. 81 degs and mostly sunny with very little wind on Lake Pepin. Cruised 44 miles.
Joe and Arvilla

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Trempealeau, WI To Mile 748 Near Alma, WI

Wednesday 0835 Depart home port marina. 60 mins lock delay. 1430 at anchor at Mile 748. Sunny and 77 degs. Cruised 34 miles.
Joe @ Arvilla

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Fountain City Bay To Trempealeau

Monday, 29 June, 0730 Depart Fountain City Bay. No lock delay at Lock 5A. Anchor below Winona,MN for brunch. 1030 Arrive at home port at Sunset Bay Marina, Trempealeau. Cruised 21 miles. 65 degs and mostly cloudy.
Joe and Arvilla

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Lake City,MN To Fountain City Bay

0853 Depart Lake City Marina. 5 minute lock delay at Locks 4 & 5. 1420 at anchorage in Fountain City Bay. Cruised 41.5 miles. West wind guesting to 30 MPH. Sunny and 75 degs.
Joe & Arvilla

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Alma To Lake City, MN

0743, Friday depart anchorage after fog lifted. 30 min. lock delay at lock 4. Lake Pepin was flat calm. Arrived Lake city Marina at 1225. 87 degs and sunny. Cruised 24.8 miles
Saturday 0.30 rain before 0900. Mostly cloudy and 84 degs in afternoon. Attend birthday party at Lake City Marina for Dick Doolittle,W9KMF, long time friend and sailor.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Trempealeau,Wi To Alma, WI

0901 Departed Sunset Bay Marina after fog lifted. 30 minute lock delay at lock 5A and no delay at Lock 5. 1500 anchored in dredge pool near Alma at Mile 748 with 2 other boats. Our friends Tom and Mary are aboard.
88 degrees and sunny with low humidity.
Joe & Arvilla

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Start 2009 Boating Season

OUR VILLA came out of winter storage on Tuesday and is scheduled to splash on Thursday.

Video of Our Villa on the St. Croix River