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Calcasieu, or Louisiana 2

The Calcasieu would be our first encounter with locks. ¬†Along the GIWW, the locks are made to fit the large barges creeping all over the gulf coast. This one is almost 1/4 mile long. ¬†They serve more to control saltwater … Continue reading

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Louisiana 1

Just as we dropped anchor in the lovely Shell Island anchorage, we lost all DC power on the boat. Some may have solved this in 10 minutes; for me, it was a couple hours. Root causes are nice to know, … Continue reading

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