Chesapeake Bay Sightseeing

Many people travel the Great Loop as quickly as possible, often in a year or less. Their rationale is that they will use the first trip to check out where they want to spend more time on their subsequent trips. We made the very conscious decision that we would only be doing the Great Loop…

Tarpon Springs, FL to New Smyrna Beach, FL

February and March have been very busy months for us, but not in terms of the number of miles we have travelled, nor in the number of ports of call we have visited. We planned to stay for over a month on the west coast of Florida for two main reasons: Southwest Florida Ranger/Cutwater Rendezvous…

St. Paul, MN to Alton, IL

Pat and Jan Eck had gifted us with Where’s Waldo hats, so we took a selfie before we left Watergate Marina on Sunday June 17, 2018. Lenny hoisted the white burgee and we were off. We actually went upstream to Lock and Dam 1 so that we could say we started at the beginning of navigable waters but didn’t go through.

Portland, OR to St. Paul, MN

Our Great Loop adventure began in Portland, OR, on May 30, 2018, when Then Again was hauled out of the Columbia River at Rocky Pointe Marina, located on the Multnomah Channel. We used Dave Salmi’s crew at Rocky Pointe for final preparations, including bottom paint and stem to stern/top to bottom detailing, so that when…