Adventures with Maple

Posted on August 2, 2012

“…and three, and four, and let ‘er run!” I bring my oar out of the water and hold it steady, looking ahead through the misty morning air at Matt Witten, BHC Naturalist and Maritime Expert. Matt is acting as the “Coxswain,” leading our group of 6 rowers and one non-rowing passenger on the 19th Century […]

The Daily Breeze, August 2

Posted on August 1, 2012

Week 30 Thursday August 2, 2012 Sunrise and Sunset 5:42 am 8:17 pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) Keep those swimming suits and trunks close at hand! Today we can look forward to mostly sunny skies and a high of 89 degrees in the afternoon. Group News Basin Harbor Club is delighted to welcome back […]

The Daily Breeze, July 31

Posted on July 31, 2012

Week 30 Tuesday July 31, 2012 Sunrise and Sunset 5:40 am    8:19 pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) On this last day of July we can look forward to a high of 85 degrees and partly sunny skies. Guest News We are delighted to welcome our returning guest Lisa Costello from the capitol, Washington, DC. […]

The Daily Breeze, July 25

Posted on July 25, 2012

Week 29 Thursday July 26, 2012 Sunrise and Sunset 5:34 am 8:25 pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) Showers are likely throughout the day, with the high reaching a modest 74 degrees. Perhaps it’s a good day to catch up on your book! Group News Basin Harbor Club is delighted to have with us the […]

The Daily Breeze, July 24

Posted on July 23, 2012

Week 29 Tuesday July 24, 2012 Sunrise and Sunset 5:32 am    8:27 pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) The Harbor may experience some showers this morning, mostly before 7am. A high of 80 degrees is on the horizon, with some breezes in the mix. Guest News We are delighted to welcome Dr. Robert Gilmour and […]

Spring putting drill, a tip from our Golf Professional Paul Meunier

Posted on June 1, 2012

When re-learning how much effort it takes to roll a ball on the putting green try this: Pace off 20 feet from the fringe of the green, drop 5 golf balls down and try to hit each putt exactly 20 feet or as close to the fringe as possible.  Take the hole out of the […]

Spring Update…

Posted on April 13, 2012

What a beautiful day today! With the sun shining and the temperature rising, we know it’s almost time to open, 34 days to be exact. Here are a few things we’re working on… The Harbor Store is currently undergoing a new paint job.  The bathroom in Lodge 7 and Tanglewood are almost complete with a […]

Opening Weekend 2012 coincides with Bridge Celebration!

Posted on March 2, 2012

http://www.champlainbridgecommunity.org/videos.html Take a few moments to view this video, shot by Allen Penfield Beach in 1929  and wonderfully edited by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in 2011 for the opening of the Champlain Bridge. Basin Harbor will be entering a float in this springs Grand Celebration parade. What a great partner for our opening weekend!

Paddling down the creek

Posted on January 12, 2012

BHC Naturalist’s Log August 21, 2011 On Otter Creek and Dead Creek, 13 paddlers (a record!) set out in 4 double kayaks and 5 singles. A plethora of birds to see: one immature eagle (its head is still dark); 2 great egrets, stark white against the surrounding cattails; an osprey wheeling high overhead; 2 great […]

Proof of Longevity

Posted on January 10, 2012

This morning we moved a new HVAC unit into the Lodge basement that cools and heats the Club Room. As we were finishing up placing the unit I was struck by the thought of how many times in the past similar pieces of equipment has moved thru the same hatchway. As a 7th generation Vermonter, […]