Sandy Butler

Collingwood, Ontario

Rob and I purchased a Beneteau Oceanis 45 in 2012. We took delivery of our boat, The Lodge in January 2013 and had it comissioned in Charleston, SC.

The Lodge was delivered to the British Virgin Islands where we enjoyed a wonderful winter getting the hang of cruising.

In June 2013, we loaded The Lodge onto the deck of a large ship and it "set sail" for Montenegro in the Mediterranen. We met The Lodge around June 17 and that is the start of our adventure and travel throughout the Med.

Last year's blog can be viewed at

Unfortunately, the site was compromised so I have set up this new blog but you can view all of last year's adventures on the original site.

Last summer we visited Rome, Montenegro, Croatia and the Ionian Islands of Greece. We have just returned to Greece and are preparing to start to travel through more of Greece and Turkey this summer.

Thanks for taking the time to look at our photos and stories!