R&R (the Boat): Marco Island, Florida until voyage resumes
R&R (Captain and First Mate): Holland, Michigan until voyage resumes
Departed: September 8, 2019 from Holland, Michigan
Waterways: Lake Michigan, Calumet River, Cal-Sag Channel, Illinois River, Mississippi River, Ohio River, Tennessee River, Tenn-Tom Waterway, Tombigbee River, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Gulf of Mexico crossing, Anclote River (Tarpon Springs), Manatee River (Bradenton), Caloosahatchee River (Fort Myers), Marco River (Marco Island), Gulf of Mexico crossing (2x), Indian Key Pass/Barron River (Everglades City), Marco River
Travel Days: 43
Total Days: 193
Total Miles: 2,564
Diesel Fuel: 2,860 gallons
Adventures, Smiles, Friends, Blessings: Too many to count!
4 thoughts on “Voyage Summary from Captain’s Log (3/28/20)”
It’s been so fun following your adventures this far…cant wait til you’re back at it again! Glad you’re home safely for now! Love, Annie
Thanks, Annie! We are happy to be safely at home in Holland, but we hope this crisis is over sooner rather than later.
Any repairs needed in Marco Island? Just wondering. Our last friends who made your trip had damage from entering a harbor after a hurricane and there was an underwater sand bar there now, that did not show up on the nautical map.
Enjoy Florida. A Sailor who just moved from Miami to Calif.
Enjoy your trip.
Thanks for this question. We don’t need any major repairs now except to replace our starboard rudder, damaged by a log during our river travel. Fortunately, we were able to find a captain-trained boat maintenance man who is checking our boat weekly while it is in Marco Island, and recommending service techs as needed.
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