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Crossing our wake at Mackinac Bridge

The Mighty Mac is a 5 mile bridge connecting the two sections of Michigan. It crosses over the Straits of Mackinac – the water way connecting Lake Huron too Lake Michigan.    Side note about the spelling-  The city is … Continue reading

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Good Bye Canada and Random Memories

Anyone following our trail will see our track doing circles at the borders.  Somewhere along the loop, we learned of the tradition of doing a 360 degree circle at borders (thanks Steve) .  So state borders and Canadian borders  – each … Continue reading

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Georgian Bay Anchorages July

Navigating around rocks and through tight channels, we zig- zagged and s -curved our way to Midland and stayed at Bayport Marina July 19 -20. Our first night , we  attended an impromptu presentation by the manager on traveling through Georgian Bay.   … Continue reading

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New York City; Today Show and Day 2

Who wants to go to NYC at 4:30 AM? By morning there were only six takers, but we had our looper posters  in hand, Teresa had her book to promote, and the guys were supportive if not excited to be … Continue reading

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Rock Hall anchorage, C and D Canal to Delaware then New Jersey!

Every boat doing the loop may travel slightly different paths at slightly different speeds. Leaving Annapolis we have teamed up with boats that we met last September in  Chicago and may not have seen since we landed in Florida!   As we left … Continue reading

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Alligator River, Albemarle Sound, Coinjock Marina

This stretch of the Alligator River is littered with stumps along the shore lines, so it takes extra care to stay in the channel.     A long straight canal cuts through between two rivers. Extra caution when the stumps or grass clumps … Continue reading

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Cruising through North Carolina

We have several Marina options in the next section of North Carolina.   Having considered a short 20 mile run – with a stop at Oriental; a 40 mile run stopping for seafood at RE Mayo Seafood and Marina or a longer run … Continue reading

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Dolphins, Shrimping and Pirates; Beaufort NC

Reminder- its Bow-fert in North Carolina!    Monday morning traveling means light traffic after a busy weekend- and it is CHILLY- and the WIND is starting to kick up. Best of all, we finally had dolphins swimming along the boat long … Continue reading

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Top Sail then Swansboro Dudley Marina

To Anchor, or not to Anchor?  That is today’s question.   With full intent to anchor out for the night, we slowly cruised by Wrightsville Beach.  It’s too early to stop.    Top Sail is just a few miles further- the reviews … Continue reading

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Destination: Anchorages on Kentucky Lake

It is time to say adios to Green Turtle Bay.  Our one hard date is to attend the AGLCA Rendezvous at Joe Wheeler State Park Marina October 16.     It is about 265 miles south on the Tennessee River, so could be … Continue reading

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