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Livin' the Dream on the Loop
By Jim Bak
Posted on 2/24/2016 8:23 AM
Livin' the Dream is a 38' Cheermen Yacht Trawler.  We being myself, my youngest son Patrick and his beer brewing buddy Josh, started the loop on May 31st 2015 from my home port, Arlington Marina in Jacksonville, FL.  After a fantastic journey north on the AICW (Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway) through the Atlantic coast states, into New York Harbor, then up the Hudson River through the Federal lock at Troy and finally into the Erie Canal where we executed fourteen locks and finally ten weeks later arrived at our pre-determined winter storage marina, Winter Harbor Marina in Brewerton, NY just outside Syracuse on August 15th 2015. 
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Southport Marina
Grafton Harbor