Author Archives: rossmanpj

We have added a Delivery Captain Website

Please check out our new web site. We are sure that it will be an ongoing project keeping it updated and trying to have it towards the top on Google searches. Recent deliveries: Completed the delivery of a 40 ft … Continue reading

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We can still be followed on face book

Yes, we are still traveling on the boat but they now call us Gold Loopers because we have more than completed the Great Circle. Keep in mind that we have both completed the requirements to obtain our Coast Guard Captains … Continue reading

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The Finish Line

The Illinois Waterway is 325 miles from downtown Chicago to its convergence with the Mississippi River in Grafton, IL. This stretch of the trip includes 8 locks where waiting a couple of┬áhours for barge traffic is not uncommon. The scenery … Continue reading

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SE Lake Michigan & The Windy City

The Musical Fountain show on our last evening in Grand Haven did not disappoint, with different songs played than the previous night. I’m glad we got to see the beautiful ever-changing lighted fountains a second time. We got going fairly … Continue reading

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Mackinac Island and NE Lake Michigan

We shoved off from Hessel on the 24th of July and did a short cruise to Mackinac Island. We were fortunate to get a slip right on the island, as the famous Chicago to Mackinac sailboat race had just ended, … Continue reading

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Lake Huron’s North Channel

The North Channel was another section on our trip with unsurpassed beauty. Although smaller and narrower than Georgian Bay, the scenery was similar with its many islands, rocky cliffs, and clear sparkling water. We departed Little Current on Friday the … Continue reading

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Georgian Bay – Wow!

The 4th of July in Canada was exceedingly anticlimactic. We left the Mariposa Landing Marina in the morning, with Nanc yelling at us from shore that she had butter tarts for us – a local specialty. She met us at … Continue reading

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