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Great Loop – Week 4 Lyons to Spencerport

We arrived at Lyons the “Peppermint Village” by 3pm and tied up to the welcoming concrete dock on the north wall before lock E-27. I was expecting to find heaps of boats here, but we were the only ones. We’d … Continue reading

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Great Loop – Week 3 Utica to Baldwinsville

A local public holiday, we left the south/east wall of Lock 17 on Friday 3rd July. After a 40.5′ lift we entered the next stage of the canal system. Lock E17’s east end doesn’t have the typical ‘mitre’ doors, but … Continue reading

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Great Loop – Week 2 Waterford to Little Falls

Our second week along the Great Loop has taken us through a beautifully scenic section of the Hudson River and Mohawk River and our elevation has risen from zero to over 400′ (125m) above sea level! From the hustle and … Continue reading

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