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Sudoku Puzzle #86 & #87

The “Impossible” Series continues with Puzzle #87, the feature puzzle for July

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
Dan LeKander

“Zipper” - A Classic Express Commuter

Zipper was donated to the Antique Boat Museum by the family that owned and operated the Stroh Brewery. She was donated on the condition that Zipper be commissioned and cruised, and not sit inside the museum among the various collections that the ABM exhibits.

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
Rick Casali

Sudoku Puzzles #83, #84 & #85

In addition to our “Clueless” puzzle series and the feature puzzle for June, there is a special puzzle I would like to share with you. If you are up for it, you will be sufficiently challenged.

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
Dan LeKander

Sudoku Puzzles #81 & #82

More Sudoku fun is in store for you this May. Please enjoy two Puzzles #81 & #82.

Volume 16, Issue 5, May 2021
Dan LeKander

"Red Jacket" Comes to Kingston

"Red Jacket," A Canadian Sailing Legend Comes to Kingston. Peter Milligan, her most recent owner, donated her to the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston.

Volume 16, Issue 4, April 2021
Robert Mazza

Camp Life at the American Canoe Association

While the events attracted spectators, the camp itself was a curiosity, as interesting as a circus or Wild West show.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Lynn E. McElfresh

Ship Watching: 2020 Rewind, 2021 Fast-forward

Review of the 2020 St. Lawrence Seaway shipping season - groundings, collisions,, amazing towing jobs and lots of excitement.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Michael Folsom

Mark Ellis, the Limestone, and so much more

“Hi, I’m Mark from there” (pointing at Dumfounder). And at that moment, my 30-year friendship with Mark Ellis, long-time River Rat, esteemed yacht designer, and father of the Limestone began.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Doug McLellan

The Blonde Bombshell and The Iceboat

Sallie was the very definition of a blonde bombshell. Tall, shapely, blessed with thick waves of long blonde hair, and striking blue eyes that mirrored the color of the River on a perfect summer’s day.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Tom Robbins, illustrated by Sarah Coate

"A.E. Vickery" Hits a Shoal

One of the most popular dive sites on the St. Lawrence River is the remains of the sunken schooner A.E. Vickery, off Rock Island Light near Clayton.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Richard Palmer

Sudoku Puzzles #77 & #78

As a bonus, each month this year we will start with a Sudoku puzzle in progress, where it appears there are no more obvious or not-so-obvious clues.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Dan LeKander

The Little Red Punt

They are the old-fashioned, small, now often overlooked, boats that generations of River people have relied on for transportation—or just for fun.

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Tom Robbins, illustrated by Sarah Coate

My First Boat Sank!

Yes, I found the perfect boat for sailing among the Thousand Islands. An old mariner once said, “Sailing these boats is better than dreaming.”

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Robert Charron

Sudoku #75 & #76

A special treat awaits you this month. The “Clueless?” series continues, challenging you to think outside the box!

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Dan LeKander

Aunt Jane's Bay Regatta

It was a decidedly home-grown event. The core concept was for each household to create their own ‘float’, and participate in a ‘parade’ around the Bay.

Volume 15, Issue 12, December 2020
Tom Robbins

Sudoku Puzzle #72

I realized that over the last five years of monthly Sudoku articles, there has not been an occasion to introduce a puzzle requiring Step 8, which is “An Expansion of Dan’s Close Relationship Challenge”.

Volume 15, Issue 12, December 2020
Dan LeKander

Happy River

Never has a ship that frequents the St. Lawrence Seaway been more appropriately named. I would guess it is one of the most photographed ships on the River ...

Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2020
Patty Mondore

Sudoku Puzzle #71

The Editor asked for an easier puzzle, so this month we will please her. There are no advanced techniques, Steps 6-8, required, but you will need to play your “A” game to solve.

Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2020
Dan LeKander