Category Archives: Rigging

Day 28 – “Hello Gulf of Mexico”

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Turner Marina to Gulf of Mexico N 30 14’ W 87 27’ (See Photos – Week 4, Day 28) Although my alarm was set for 6:30, I woke up at five o’clock and began thinking about … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Take Two

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Turner Marina (See Photos – Week 4, Day 27) Oatmeal is the standard fare for breakfast when we’ve been underway. Eggs and bacon, and grits if we have them, take a while to cook so I’ve … Continue reading

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Day 26 – The Joys of a Marina

Monday, November 7, 2011 Turner Marina  (See Photos – Week 4, Day 26) Breakfast was a bit more leisurely than normal. We were docked at Turner Marina and had no where to go until about 2 PM, when the masts … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Baked French Toast

Sunday, November 6, 2011 Mile marker #87 to Turner Marina, Dog River, Mobile, Alabama (See Photos – Week 4, Day 25) It was our last day of the river. We were all ready for a change. Hopefully when we are … Continue reading

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Day 8 – It’s All Down Hill from Here

Thursday, October 20, 2011 Crowley’s Yatch Yard, Calumet, Illinois to Joliet, Illinois (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 8) The storm had not completely abated but the weather had begun to lay down enough that Hugh decided we would start … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Down Rigging

Day 6 – Down Rigging Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Crowley’s Yatch Yard, Calumet, Illinois (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 6) Rise and shine and up and at ‘em! Well up and at ‘em at least. Today’s a big day … Continue reading

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