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The Trent-Severn Waterway

Leaving the dock at 7:20 a.m. on the 22nd of June, we waved goodbye to the US and entered Lake Ontario. It was a perfect day to make the crossing, the seas almost flat, with sunny skies and only a … Continue reading

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Erie & Oswego Canals

“Low bridge everybody down, Low bridge for we’re com-in to a town, And you always know your neighbor, You’ll always know your pal, If you’ve ever navigated on the Erie Canal.” The Erie Canal is rich in history, and the … Continue reading

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New Jersey, NYC, and the Hudson

I have fallen behind on updating the blog, so thought I’d better get to it! We have been moving along at a good pace, and have caught up with many other Loopers, despite our many delays with boat repairs. The … Continue reading

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Chesapeake and C&D Canal

Saturday morning the 17th of May we took our time getting underway as the winds were supposed to calm down a bit in the afternoon. We had a big breakfast aboard, and took cool showers (not much hot water in … Continue reading

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Phase IV – Chesapeake Bay

I arrived back in Norfolk on Friday, May 9th, after a great visit back home with friends, kids, Mom, siblings, and best of all, grand children. My time there was busy and full, and it was good to re-connect face-to-face … Continue reading

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Phase 3 Completion

Today is my 58th birthday, and this morning I’ve been reminiscing about our journey, and the difficulties and challenges we’ve faced on this phase, and the people we’ve met along the way. We made it to our destination of Norfolk … Continue reading

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North Carolina Ups and Downs

We left Osprey Marina at Statute Mile 373 on Monday, April 7th after breakfast, refueling and pump out. It was a cloudy but warm cruise that day. Through Myrtle Beach the ICW was a narrow ditch, and Jim spotted the … Continue reading

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