Atlantic City + Raritan Bay, NJ – June 1st-3rd

We took the short trip to Atlantic City from Cape May — about 3 hours. The ocean was so calm!! Just how we like it… We took the Jitney for $2.25 per person to go down to the World Famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. We went into Bally’s and decided to play a little poker atContinue reading “Atlantic City + Raritan Bay, NJ – June 1st-3rd”

Chesapeake City Inn on C+D Canal \ Delaware Bay to Cape May May 30-31

May 30th was our last day on the Chesapeake bay. We traveled in semi rough weather up the bay to the Elk River and into the C&D canal. After our long day to Chesapeake City Inn, we took some time to update the blog and then met some other loopers at the Tiki Bar. SomeContinue reading “Chesapeake City Inn on C+D Canal \ Delaware Bay to Cape May May 30-31”

Rock Hall + Georgetown, MD — May 26-29

We made a short trip from Annapolis and arrived in Rock Hall, MD around 2PM on May 26th from Annapolis. We docked at Waterman’s Crab House on their dock. There was no water or power, but for $44/night, we were fine! After cleaning up the boat, we took a walk around Rock Hall. it wasContinue reading “Rock Hall + Georgetown, MD — May 26-29”

Alexandria / Colonial Beach / Solomons Island/ St Michaels (May 14th – 20th)

We got an early morning departure from Alexandria VA (May 14th) complete with a beautiful sunrise. A smooth ride down the Potomac, included views of Mt Vernon and Marine Base Quantico where both Marine Officers and FBI Agents are trained. Spending time at the Boathouse Marina May 15th and 16th while we wait for ourContinue reading “Alexandria / Colonial Beach / Solomons Island/ St Michaels (May 14th – 20th)”

Traveling Potomac River to Washington, DC (May 11 -12)

Tuesday May 11th we departed Colonial Beach, VA on a perfect weather day for a ~50 mile cruise up the Potomac River to Belmont Bay on the Occoquan River, VA. Conditions were ideal for the journey with no wind or waves to speak of. The only delay in our travel was a slow down forContinue reading “Traveling Potomac River to Washington, DC (May 11 -12)”

Lower Chesapeake (May 6th – 10th)

Our last day at Tides Inn was spectacular and filled with fun events including golf and tennis. Mary put up a good challenge, but Larry still won both rounds. Borrowed the courtesy bikes again to ride to prime rib dinner at “The Office” just in town. There was fog on the water early morning onContinue reading “Lower Chesapeake (May 6th – 10th)”

May 2021 – Restarting the Great Loop

We departed sunny Florida on the afternoon of Thursday April 29th with additional crew: our great friends and Tara Golf & Country Club neighbors:  Shannon Bailey Barnes (TN cousin), Bob and Jane O’Tain.  Our midday direct flight from Clearwater St. Petersburg PIE airport to Norfolk was quick and easy.  We rented a truck for a day to aid in logistics of provisioning andContinue reading “May 2021 – Restarting the Great Loop”