Tag Archives: Illinois

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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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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Day 5 – Photo Ops

Day 5 –  Monday, October 17, 2011 Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Calumet Harbor, Calumet, Illinois It was a crack of dawn cast off. Breakfast at 5:30 and in the quiet of the pre-dawn we said goodbye to Milwaukee. It was nice, … Continue reading

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