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Day 22 – The Blue Sailed Schooner

Thursday, November 3, 2011 Mile marker #265.8 after Heflin Lock to Demopolis Yacht Basin, Demopolis, AL (See Photos – Week 3, Day 22) “We’re at the White Cliffs of Dover,” Hugh said as he poked his head down the forward … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Trick or Treat

Monday, October 31, 2011 Wolf Island, mile marker #192.6 to Unnamed island mile marker #399.0 near John L Rankin Lock The morning had been perfect – no fog, minimal clouds, and beautiful reflections on calm water. We passed by lots … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Kentucky Lake but Tennessee River?

Saturday, October 29, 2011 Green Turtle Bay Marina, Lake Barkley, KY to Rockport Slough, Tennessee River mile marker #107 (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 17) It was a later wake up than usual – 6:30 AM. The Captain wanted … Continue reading

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Day 15 – Knots Don’t Equal Miles

Thursday, October 27, 2011 Wingdam mile marker #7.7 to Towhead Island, mile marker #923.5 Ohio River (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 15) We’ve gotten a good routine of hoisting up the anchor, but this morning didn’t go as smoothly. … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Obstacle Course

Friday, October 21, 2011 Joliet, Illinois to South Shore Boat Club, Peru, Illinois We’d pretty well gotten our routine down – casting off dock lines and springing off a dock or in the case this morning a seawall on the … Continue reading

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