Sorry no pictures tonight due to circumstances. I will add them in tomorrow if we get WIFI. Within the first few miles we were greeted by a colony of ringed beak seagulls. There were hundreds standing on a sandbar mid-channel and when our props churned the water they stir up small […]
No, this is not a picture of the world’s longest water slide nor are they now launching Saturn rockets from the Tennessee River. This is good old American commerce at work. The long slide is actually a conveyor that moves gravel down to barges that pull up
Today the Rendezvous ended and the fleet of 57 boats shoved off. Some went north toward Chattanooga and the rest headed downriver on the Loop. We were part of a group of nearly 20 boats of varying sizes that entered Joe Wheeler Lock. There was a tow inside named
This morning as we stood on the dock chatting with fellow loopers I was looking across the harbor at another dock and saw a man trying to carry a rather large and cumbersome duffle bag on his shoulder. Suddenly he and the bag went sailing off the dock and into the water behind a boat.
Still no ability to upload pictures though I will fill them in later. The marina at Joe Wheeler is full and we are sitting right behind the pool in slip #2. Great view of all the activity including a wedding. At 5 pm a wedding was held directly behind our boat
We are in the starting block and ready to go first thing in the morning. Things are not completely ready but the event cannot be postponed. Weather projections are perfect. Cold but perfect. We will try to remember to turn on the SPOT so that you can follow our actual progress in real time if