Running Free entering Elizabeth Harbour in Bequia 1999

Joyce and Carl Berdie invite you to take part in their adventure aboard their 1980 Freedom 40 Cat Ketch called RUNNING FREE.  They sailed RUNNING FREE for 12 weeks in the summer of 2008  from Lake Superior to Rochester, Ny, in Lake Ontario .  The summer of 2009 was spent sailing from Rochester up the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City The summer of 2010 RUNNING FREE found its way to the Maritimes (New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton Island & Nova Scotia) ending up in Dundee on the south shore of the Bras d' Or Lakes in cape Breton.  2011 found Running Free sailing around the south coast of Newfoundland, up the west coast to St. Johnís and a six day offshore adventure that ended back in Newfoundland at the Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club for repairs and for Joyce to join the crew.  July and most of August were spent going west and south, ending up the season in Wickford, RI.  2012 found us going slowly down the East Coast to Key West and the Bahamas.  Returning to the us in ft pierce, fl, we drove home to Minneapolis in may 2013.  Running free followed by truck in june, and is now undergoing a refit at Barkersí island in superior, wi.

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