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Old 07-03-2005, 10:40   #61
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Read the interesting article on-line:
“Ditch Crawl: Canal Travel Through New York” ~ by Susan Gately
http://www.livingaboard.com/magazine...itchccrawl.htm
from ‘Living Aboard Magazine’, Jan/Feb 2005: http://www.livingaboard.com/
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Old 07-03-2005, 13:02   #62
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Old 20-03-2005, 12:41   #63
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Erie Canal trip report...

Gunner,

Here’s a log entry talking about a passage via the Erie Canal.
Might find something useful there??

http://www.nereus32.com/
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Old 21-03-2005, 06:54   #64
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Thaks Bob. I'm reading it with interest.
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Enjoy the cruising. Sure hope we hear more from you along the way.
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Old 25-04-2005, 00:09   #66
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big trip south

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When does the big trip start?

What's the route?

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Old 28-04-2005, 12:32   #67
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I have a great deal to do in he next 6 weeks! We still plan to take the erie out and get the boat where the water does not freeze.
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Old 16-09-2005, 07:24   #68
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The entire plan is on hold. We are bummed, but it what needs to be done.
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Aww...

That's a shame, IrwinSailor. Next year?

Anyway, if anyone needs any info regarding this trip, don't hesitate to contact me directly. We completed it in late August, and could give you a few things to watch out for.

It's the locks that were the worst part. Do NOT listen to the instructions in the pamphlets, etc... They are written for square-shaped power boats, not for our somewhat oval shaped monohulls. Contact me and I'll explain how to do it if anyone needs info.
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Hi Gunner,

Jane and I have nearly concluded that we are going to be able to go to AL again this winter. That being said, last month you and Judy said you might look at going that way. Still interested? I'm thinking of leaving around Oct 12, 13 or 14.

If no then would just you be interested in going as far as St. Louis with me. Should take 5 or 6 days. If I had someone to do that then I could surely leave on the 12th and Jane could catch up in St. Louis. She has some other stuff she wanted to do. Maybe she and Judy could drive down there and pick you up.

What say yee matey? Arrgghh!! (today is 'talk like a pirate' day)

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Yes Greg I would be interested in going with!
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Kind of like sailing from Calif. to Hawaii - first sail to Mexico than travel northwest to Hawaii?

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Thanks Greg, it was a great trip!
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Thumbs up Just returned to USA after leaving from Michigan

We left in August 2003 from St. Clair shores,Michigan. On a CaL 33
Thru Lake Erie then the Erie Canal to the Hudson and down the east coast. Made it as far as Trinidad. A great trip ! I understand going up the St. Lawerance is a difficult trip due to the tides and distance
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How did you like going through the Erie canal?
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