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Archive of 2016, August

The Sabre 66 has arrived in Portland

The Maine Service Team was all over the all new Sabre 66 Dirigo this morning, organizing and cleaning up to show her off.  She arrived last night, from Rockland, Maine, to our docks in Portland, Maine, and Captain Eli reports, "She is one solid ride."  By far, she has been the show stopped at our marina being admired by all t...
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Where's Eli - Day 12 & 13 - OH Canada!

Captain Eli and Mate Graham had an early start leaving Kelly's Island in Ohio to venture on their remaining two days of the journey.  They arrived in Sarnia, Ontario to check themselves and the all new Sabre 48 Salon Express into Canada.  Customs were a breeze taking only an hour to clear.  They then left Sarnia and entered th...
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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show, August 12-14, 2016

If you love the coast of Maine, you won't want to miss this high-summer event! Each year we gather Maine's finest artists, architects, boatbuilders, craftsmen, designers, furniture makers, jewelers, and marine gear vendors together in ONE place at ONE time, so you can meet them in person at the 14th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show.
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The Debut of the Back Cove 32

We are so exciting to be receiving the first hull of the all new Back Cove 32 debuting at the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbor Show this weekend in Rockland, Maine.  Checking out this great photo gallery of this impressive vessel with so much to offer.  She is absolutely stunning!
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Where's Eli - Day 11 - Find it Here

Captain Eli could not be more happy to be out of the Erie Canal and running in open waters where he reports the weather was pristine.  There was very little boat traffic with the exception of a few large tankers.  He made it to Ohio, where their state slogan is "Find it here," and they did.  Kelly Island is the stopping ...
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Where's Eli - Day 10 - The End is Near

Today's journey because at Lock 25 and will end at Lock 34, if all goes well.  The final lock on the Erie Canal is Lock 35 which put Captain Eli and Mate Graham into Lake Erie and hopefully into Detroit.  From there they will check into Port Heron on Lake Heron to clear Canadian Customs.  Going through the canal system brings ...
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Where's Eli - Day 8 & 9 - You win some, you lose some

On Sunday morning Captain Eli and Mate Graham passed through Lock 23, on the Sabre 48 Salon Express, which put us into the Western part of the Erie Canal System. From there they they swayed off to the Oswego Canal System which would ultimately put them into Lake Ontario a little bit quicker, or so they thought. Once they arrived at they found out that since they are a non-commerical vessel, they were not priority so it could be anywhere from 24 hours to 72 hours before they were able to pass due to the high boat traffic. Captain Eli made the decision to back track and head back through the remaining part of the Erie Canal so that they are at least making forward progress rather than playing the waiting game again. Lesson learned; stay in the Erie Canal System!
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Crab Feast @ Brewer's in Oxford, Maryland

Join us for Crab Feast! We will have a Back Cove 41 and Sabre 38 in the water and available for sea trials.
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Where's Eli - Day 7 - East to West

Captain Eli and Mate Graham have finally continued on their journey to the Georgian Bay.  The Sabre 48 Salon Express departed at 5:30AM this morning and they traveled through until 7PM this evening.  During their travel today, they went through Lock #17, the largest lock in New York State raising the water level 40.5 feet, located in L...
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