Monthly Archives: February 2016

Planning and Logistics of a long term US boat trip

Hire Boat Companies.  This is a reasonably expensive approach commencing at about us$1500 a week for a 25 foot boat and about 100% of the vessel’s value per annum when extrapolated, so accordingly it did not stack up as a … Continue reading

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Weather in Florida

What we are in store for next weekend. It will be cooler in Florida than Brisbane, where we spend Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in Clearwater. Even  more so in the interior at Deland where we pick up the boat … Continue reading

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2 weeks till we go to Florida

In two weeks we will be off to commence our American Great Loop adventure.    We pick up Grace Full / Balakera 6 at Hontoon Island State Park, 30 minutes North of Orlando in central Florida on the St John’s … Continue reading

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Choosing crew

Our trip around Australia was local enough for us to swap crew regularly usually about every month. Logistically the American Great Loop is different and I will be joined for the whole trip by Deveen, his family knew him better … Continue reading

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Less than 4 weeks to Great Loop Adventure

On the 4th of March Deveen and me will be hopping an airplane (or three) to Florida to pick up our ship and commence the a Great Loop, initially on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Very excitement!

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