Great Lakes - Florida Keys
Cruise Log & Pictures, 2008.
(you can also
view the Great Circle Trip in 2001 by clicking
TOP of the Boot
Key Harbor Website.
Gregory & Lisa Absten aboard the M/V
aka The Adventures of Capn Greg & Admiral
Lisa starting August 2008
Leaving from Brands Marina in Port Clinton Ohio on
Destination is the Marathon Yacht Club in the Florida Keys
As of 12/21/2008 3:15 pm EDT. Start Date 8-28-08
Position: Marathon Florida
Pos: 24 42.950N, 081 05.382W
Miles traveled so far: 2200 nm, 2,531.7 sm
(1 nautical mile equals 1.15 land mile, which is a statute
mile (land mile)
CLICK ON THE LOG SEGMENTS TO VIEW PHOTOS
Here I'll start posting a running log of this trip, and divide it
up into different segments so you can look at as much or as little as you wish.
For boaters I'll also include photos and links of various marinas and spots
along the way. I'm posting this page on my & Lisa's 13th Anniversary, on August
26, 2008. We're heading up to Port Clinton on Lake Erie today to prepare for
departure - probably Thursday morning August 28th aboard the refurbished 35'
boat, the MV "Nova".
CLICK ON THESE LOG SEGMENTS TO VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS
Port Clinton Ohio to Buffalo NY on Lake Erie
Aug 28, 2008 - Aug 30, 2008
New York Canal System
Erie Canal from Buffalo NY to Troy NY on the Hudson River
Sept 22-26th, 2008
Hudson River down to New York City
where we enter the Atlantic Ocean
Sept 26-28. Stay in New York and Depart Oct 1st.
Atlantic Coast, Delaware & Chesapeake Bays
down to the Chester River, Chesapeake Bay.
Oct 1st - Oct 6th, 2008
Lay over at Bill & Edie Brady's dock for several weeks, waiting out
Hurricane Season and running back and forth for more boat work.
- Chester River, through Norfolk Va
Nov 20 - 25, 2008
Norfolk Va - ICW
South to Beaufort NC
Nov 26 - 28
NC to Florida Border (Fernandina Beach)
Dec 2nd-12th, 2008
FLORIDA - to Marathon in the Keys!