Began the day at 4 a.m. Relatively mellow morning. Locked through John Day Dam at 9:30. No problems. Motored toThe Dalle’s Dam, locked through at 12:30. Exited the lock into a current of 10.5 k. Thought the trip would be windy, but on the downstream side of The Dalles, it became ridiculous! Motored in sustained …
First night in Boardman OR. after transiting the McNary Dam. Tyler and Ste’vee helped a ton as well as added to the fun!
Prior to leaving we enjoyed a bon voyage party, dockside, hosted by our friends: Eric, Julie and Kelly. We were also joined by long time friends Steve & Shirley.
Recently retired couple sail a 39 foot sailboat down the Columbia River and south to the Sea of Cortez.