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2008 Cruise Plans

We are preparing Moon Star for a May 22 launch in Chicago.This year’s cruise looks like this:We aren’t sure if we will take the Trent-Severn Canal (as shown) or Lake Erie as we heasd for the St Lawrence. We will probably decide in early June, after lea…

2007 Cruise Ends

We’ve ended our 2007 cruise with three great days in slip number 1 at the Chicago Yacht Club. http://www.chicagoyachtclub.org/This is a great place to stop. The views are spectacular & the convenience to the Loop & Grant Park can’t be topped. We…

2007 Cruise Ends

We’ve ended our 2007 cruise with three great days in slip number 1 at the Chicago Yacht Club. http://www.chicagoyachtclub.org/This is a great place to stop. The views are spectacular & the convenience to the Loop & Grant Park can’t be topped. We…

Chicago at Last!

After 3,000 + miles of cruising this summer, we’ve reached Chicago, this year’s goal. When you approach Chicago there’s no chance of mistaking it for Dubuque. We moored temporarily in Monroe Harbor before moving to a slip at the Chicago Yacht Club. Thi…

Chicago at Last!

After 3,000 + miles of cruising this summer, we’ve reached Chicago, this year’s goal. When you approach Chicago there’s no chance of mistaking it for Dubuque. We moored temporarily in Monroe Harbor before moving to a slip at the Chicago Yacht Club. Thi…

Ludington

This morning (Aug. 30) we were roused by the arrival of the Manitowoc to Ludington ferry. We think it is the last of the coal-fired, steam powered ships built for the Great Lakes. Here she is steaming out of her berth later in the morning.When the ferr…

Ludington

This morning (Aug. 30) we were roused by the arrival of the Manitowoc to Ludington ferry. We think it is the last of the coal-fired, steam powered ships built for the Great Lakes. Here she is steaming out of her berth later in the morning.When the ferr…

Heading South on Lake Michigan

Since the last post we’ve visited California & Chicago, but made little progress South. We are currently at a dock in Frankfort, Michigan. It’s a pleasant beach town with a great little main street that is a good stop for transients.We left Moon Star …

Heading South on Lake Michigan

Since the last post we’ve visited California & Chicago, but made little progress South. We are currently at a dock in Frankfort, Michigan. It’s a pleasant beach town with a great little main street that is a good stop for transients.We left Moon Star …

Mackinac Island and Lake Michigan

Today we are anchored in Harbor Springs, Michigan. It’s a classy summer resort. Very stylish. Old guys wear sport coats that have been in the closet too long.This “boat”, named Canim was built on Lake Union in Seattle in the 1920’s.The winds will proba…