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Restarting the Loop on Sea Major II

2020, what a year it has become. I had stated months ago that I did not have a plan of what to do after the loop and as most people responded, there w
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Bahamas, just a taste.

We made reservations in the southern part of the Berry Islands at Chub Cay for one month since we couldn’t go to Marsh harbor in the Abaco’s due to Hu
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Key Largo and Bahamas

Key Largo is a fishing community and was a nice place to be for a couple weeks. Marina Del Mar had good ratings and it was ok but not as nice as Marli
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Heading North from the Keys.

On Friday January 31,2020, we made a big U-turn under the 7 Mile Bridge from the Gulf of Mexico and started traveling in the Atlantic Hawk Channel bac
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Nashville

   Nashville is one great city.  I lost count after 100 cranes rebuilding this town to accommodate all the people moving here from all over the countr
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CHICAGO

  Chicago, what a town.  On Friday Aug. 30th, we were scheduled to go to Portage Indiana but we decided to make an 81 mile run straight to DuSable Har
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Marooned in South Haven

  South Haven is a great little town but it is not a good place to stay in the marina if there is a westerly wind.  We had to extend our three day sta
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Saugatuck and South Haven

  Tuesday the 20th, we pulled into Singapore Yacht Club for 5 nights in Saugatuck and it was a lot of fun for us . The first day we settled in and too
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24 day Trip Recap

  Since we started on July 27, 2019, I checked our stats to see how we are doing.  These stats will be very different when we get into the river syste
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Traverse City

Ah, Traverse City, where I once shook President Gerald Fords hand at the annual Cherry Festival parade as a kid.  If I was commissioned to build a mar
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Charlevoix and Harbor Springs, MI

  On Sunday, August 4, we went to a 9:30 mass at the local Catholic church on Beaver Island and at 10:58 AM, we made way to Charlevoix . It was a sunn
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First Left Turn and Beaver Island

  We made our first major Left turn into lake Michigan on a beautiful calm day Thursday August 1st, to Beaver Island.  The loop is a counter clockwise
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Mackinaw

   We pulled into Mackinaw City Municipal Marina on Sunday the 28th for 4 nights, one day early.  We got to relax and catch up  Monday and on Tuesday
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7/28/2019 Sunday day 2

   We left the port of Port Austin at 7:54 AM and headed straight north towards Alpena and Thunder Bay on calm seas. We did not see one construction b
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First Day on the Loop 7/27/2019

   We left port from MacRay Harbor on Lk. St. Clair, MI at 7:56 AM, destination is East Tawas. Beautiful weather to leave in and ran at an average spe
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We start on Saturday July 27, 2019

Well today is Friday night the 26th. We had a lot of boating friends and family come out and help us celebrate our last night before we leave. It was
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We started to plan for the Loop in 2015 after we decided that we enjoyed living aboard and vacationing on the water. We started our first cruise in 20
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The Great American Loop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97YH18DC9mQ&feature=youtu.beWhat is the Great Loop?The Great Loop is the continuous waterway that encompasses the east
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