Category Archives: Great Loop Milestones

The Crossing

On the water, its important to adjust your departure time to suit a specific arrival time.  Tides usually dictate these schedules.  When crossing the Gulf of Mexico from Apalachicola to Tarpon Springs, the schedule and route are based on the position … Continue reading

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Lousiana #4 – The Big Easy

We left Houma just before sunrise on Saturday for the challenging leg through New Orleans.  Thoughts of this leg frayed our nerves before we even left Houston – especially Dawn’s, since she was our designated line handler through the locks. … Continue reading

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The Journey Begins

Somewhere in the ether is a draft posting, which tried to capture the activity and emotions of the last few days before our departure.  Those days were so stressful that I probably deleted the post accidentally.  There were multiple trips … Continue reading

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7 Months to Go

In 7 months, our go light turns green.  We plan to cast off our lines, and begin our Great Loop Adventure. November 1, 2019 is our go date, when weather permitting, we motor past the Kemah Boardwalk for the last time, … Continue reading

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