Andiamo-A Ranger 29 Tug
Great Loop (GL): Introduction & Preparation
GL: Life at 8 MPH & in 250 Square Feet
GL Part 1: Tarpon Springs & Waiting For Andiamo
GL Part 2: Florida's West Coast & Lake Okeechobee
GL Part 3: Florida's Atlantic Coast
GL Part 4: St. John's River & Jacksonville, Florida
GL Part 5: Georgia
GL Part 6: The Carolinas
GL Part 7: Chesapeake Bay
GL Part 8: Delaware & New Jersey
GL Part 9: New York to Lake Ontario
GL Part 10: Lake Ontario & Trent Severn Waterway
GL Part 11: Lake Huron-Georgian Bay & North Channel
GL Part 12: Michigan
GL Part 13: Illinois River: Illinois & Missouri
GL Part 14: Tennessee River: Kentucky, Tennessee, & Alabama
GL Part 15: Tenn-Tom Waterway: Mississippi & Alabama
GL Part 16: Gulf of Mexico
GL Highlights, Thoughts and Numbers
Is The Ranger 29 A Good Loop Boat?
San Juan Islands Trip & Blog
Storing the Stuff
Making the Interior More Comfortable
The Exterior and Ideas
Operations, Maintenance, & Lessons Learned
The Next Chapter
We have been boaters since the mid-1980's and started with sailboats in the marina which we had for 10 years. We have always been do-it-yourselfers that enjoy taking a good platform and tweak it for our purposes. Powerboats came when our lives were too busy for the time to sail. Andiamo is our fourth power boat and the second ranger tug. our home cruising grounds are puget sound in Washington State.
We have retired from one chapter of full work and continue to work but at a different pace and for different reasons. While on the Great Loop Adventure, even that has been scaled back that we call it a sabbatical.
Creating this website and maintaining it with photos, lessons, ideas and our personal narrative is part of our boating experience.
Thanks for taking the time to enjoy it. John & Laurie Gray
WE LIKE TO SHARE OUR LESSONS. Let Us Know WHAT WORKED FOR YOU OR How We Can Help You.
We are often available to do presentations in the pacific Northwest on the Great Loop.
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