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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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