Dean and I were recently honored to be interviewed by Mark Philpott of the Global Travel Channel for their travel […]
Our end of the Erie Canal, Lake Oneida, Oswego Canal and fellow boaters
One of our goals of this trip was to meet new interesting people and have meaningful conversations. Dean has taken […]
Erie Canal – locking, biking and family
Last week, June 28, 2019, we reached our first lock in Troy NY and the junction of the Hudson, Erie […]
Hudson River voyage
🎶“…”Rolling, rolling, rolling on the river…” 🎶 ~Tina Turner On June 16, 2019, we officially started heading north on the […]
Little trawler Clare and the big city
The East River and New York Harbor was wet and exciting! We left Long Island Sound on Tuesday, June 18th, […]
Long Island Sound and Weather Waiting
This past week, we continued our southern leg to New York, which will be our state for a good chunk […]
Daily life on “Clare”
Being on a boat that’s moving through the water, it’s so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what’s […]
We are off! The Bensley Great Loop 2019 begins!
Sorry for the delay in writing an update – finding Wifi has been more difficult that I anticipated! We departed […]
Finishing up ALL the projects!
Once the sun started shining and spring arrived weather-wise, we’ve been working at a fast pace to get trawler Clare […]
Rain has slowed and progress is ramping up!
The boat yard, The Great Cove Boat Club in Eliot, Maine, is now humming with folks working on their boats, […]