Recently Brent asked me to send him the link to the post about our boat. I asked him to be more specific and he said “You know, the post where you shared what kind it is and the interior pictures and stuff…” Umm, so we don’t have a post like that. (It’s always good to…

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Without a doubt, one of the most anticipated (and nerve-wracking) parts of the Great Loop is the Gulf Crossing. 150+ miles of open water. No land in sight for hours. Possible weather issues. Out of cell range. This is the stretch of the Great Loop that puts your boating skills to the test. Along with…

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In our house, no one is allowed to say “the B word.” It’s considered a bad word and you get in big trouble if it comes out of your mouth. (Boring is the word I’m referring to, of course.) But there is absolutely no other way to describe the inland waterway system that Loopers must…

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If I was making a short list of my most cherished possessions, the list would include: my bible, baseball glove and our AGLCA burgee. People who know me really well will likely understand the first two items. But unless you’ve got an AGLCA burgee of your own, you might not know why it’s so special.…

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Post From Staff Writer RV travel is booming amid the current pandemic! Although it’s always been a popular option, many more families are opting for this alternative. Although the rest of the travel industry is taking a hit right now, RV sales are on the rise. It gives people the convenience of going anywhere, with…

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12 boats. All different brands, types, sizes and speeds. 12 owners with equally different personalities. Not to mention spouses, kids, and pets… all with opinions. But we had one common goal: get out of Chicago and down the rivers. When it was all said and done we had: 10 Locks. 4 Rivers. 1 engagement. 1…

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After almost 5 months of living aboard and traveling, we took a break from boating in October. The Great Lakes reputation, along with the Army Corp of Engineers forced the break; However, it was needed and appreciated by our whole family. We made it to Chicago the last weekend of September. Although we typically try…

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Content from staff writer for 4 Tips to Maximize Your Travel Budget Hopefully, 2021 will see travel really open up again. This means that now is a great time to start thinking about where you’d like to go, what you’d like to do, and how you’re going to pay for it. With that in mind,…

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The year is 2020 and, lets face it, nothing has been normal for anyone. Halloween looked a bit different everywhere. But perhaps, the most different for my kiddos. If you’ve been following along on our Captains Log you’ll notice that this story jumps ahead quite a bit. I’ll go back and fill in the gaps…

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