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Great loop – Week 20 Tenn-Tom

Sunlight streams into the cabin one clock hour earlier now that daylight savings in the U.S. has ended. With UTC now at minus six hours, I’m 17 hours behind my family in Melbourne who have recently gone ahead one hour … Continue reading

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Great Loop – Week 15 Mississippi River

Alton Marina is at mile 202 on the Mississippi, while the Junction of the Mississippi River to Ohio River is at mile zero. From Alton Marina, we teamed up with a flotilla of power boats (identified by their official AGLCA burgee … Continue reading

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Great Loop – Week 14 Illinois River

At Jackson Park Yacht Club, seven miles south of Chicago we unstepped the mast and stowed it on deck. Using the club’s small wooden gin pole, Wayne, myself plus Daryl, while a friend of his operated the gin pole, positioned our … Continue reading

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