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Please Bear with Us as We Update Our Blog to be Mobile Friendly

CHECK BACK TO OUR BLOG NEXT WEEK! We are in the midst of upgrading our blog theme to be mobile friendly. If you are having problems viewing our blog, this may be why. Stay tuned or check back to see the…

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PassageMaker Magazine Book Review

Living the Dream– by Milt Baker– PassageMaker Magazine– Upside of Downsizing to a Trailerable Trawler– Reading this e-book, I couldn’t help but wonder how many cruisers might be tempted to follow the example set by Jim and Lisa Favors, a…

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A Simple Sailor Man

Tribute to a Friend, Tom Conrad: We lost a good friend. Tom Conrad passed away recently and the boating community lost one of its best. We met Tom and Patsy Conrad many years ago through AGLCA (America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association). If the…

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Thinking of Doing the Great Loop Boat Trip?

One of the First Things to Consider is Joining America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association Completing the Great Loop boat trip is a big accomplishment for any boater, experienced or not. We have completed the trip 1.75 times, in different boats. We became members of America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association (AGLCA)…

Memorable Moments in New York State

We experienced a lot of memorable moments while cruising the Great Loop boat trip. One of the most thrilling was when we entered New York City’s Harbor and saw the Statue of Liberty, we were humbled and extremely subdued as we took in the grandeur of its symbolism. Anchoring behind the…

Slow Down in the Chesapeake Bay

(Tangier Island – above) On our first Great Loop boating adventure, we somewhat skirted through the Chesapeake Bay, in hindsight, we discovered what a big mistake that was. So, while on our second Loop trip, we decided to stop and smell the roses. (Tangier Island – above & below) We…

Back to Kentucky Lakes and Tennessee River

After trailering our Kismet south 680 miles, we launched her at Green Turtle Marina in Grand Rivers, Kentucky, a place we’ve had the pleasure of visiting twice before while on both of our Great Loop trips. We felt a little sheepish driving in to launch our boat at the marina…

Third Time’s a Charm

We first cruised the Tennessee River in 2005 when we were on our inagural Great Loop boat trip. Back then everything about “Looping” was new to us and we were both wide-eyed newbies as we took in all the new experiences. The second time we cruised the Tennessee River we…

Hoppies Needs Your Help!

Plan on doing the Great Loop boat trip someday? Please think about signing AGLCA’s petition to help Save Hoppies. Hoppies, located on the Mississippi River at Kimmswick, MO, is an important part of American river history. For several decades they have played a major role in helping boaters transverse the…

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