1 Year ‘Loopiversary’ – Why So Slow? And What Has it Cost?

Last month we toasted a year of owning our motor yacht Y-Not (a Bayliner 4788). And this week, we nod our heads to remember shoving off from Punta Gorda, FL to start our American Great Loop Adventure after spending several weeks learning our boat systems, getting training and deciding we were ready for our first short transit. How far have we come? To date, we have cruised 477 nm (nautical mile = 1.15 statute/land miles). If we consider the Great Loop to be a 6,000 mile adventure – we’ve completed roughly 8% of …

Starting the Great Loop – First Adventure: Punta Gorda, FL to Fort Myers, FL

We’ve finally worked through making all of the detailed posts about why we picked the boat that we did, and shopping for and buying it – and we can finally get to the REASON we bought a boat: Cruising The Great Loop! A final sunset viewed from Burnt Store Marina – it’s been…