Staying at Orange Beach Marina so that we can take a day to visit the National Naval Aviation Museum. We arrived late afternoon, got settled then borrowed the marina’s loaner car to take a tour of the area and visit one of the beautiful beaches. Some folks stopped by (above)…Read more
Two Long-Distance Cruisers Find the Upside of DownsizingKismet, a Ranger Tug R27. Flexibility, mobility and affordability – trailerable boating is the wave of the future. More bang for the buck as we also use our tug as an RV when traveling to a cruising destination." – Jim & Lisa Favors Read More... Have a question about long-distance cruising, the Great Loop boat trip or trailerable trawling?Leave a comment or email us, we'll get right back to you.
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After a smooth cruise through Mobile Bay, from Eastern Shore Marina, we made a port-side turn into the protected Intra-Coastal Waterway where we soon passed our first tug and tow (above). First landmark we see on the ICW is Lulu’s Cafe (below). Not stopping there this time though as we were both in…Pin It Read more
When we left South Benjamin Island we headed for Fox Island, located only about four miles from South Benjamin. We had anchored here once before with our Silverton and remembered how beautiful it was. The landscape is rocky all around the anchorage, offering good hiking and photo opportunities along the perimeter….Pin It Read more
We want to thank everyone who attended the first Ranger Tugs/Cutwater North Channel Rendezvous and look forward to meeting up with many of the participants on the waterways in the future. Boats in attendance ranged from far away as Alberta, Fort Lauderdale, Rhode Island and Texas. This was the first…Pin It Read more
On the last day Roy Eaton, from the LCCN, gave a wonderful powerpoint presentation at the Anchor Inn Bar, an overview of Georgian Bay and the North Channel highlighting some of the history and many popular anchorages. Later, back at the pavilion, we gathered for a presentation by Mark Coles…Read more