Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-18-2014, 08:40 PM   #1
City: Bloomington, IN
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 4
Hello from Bloomington, IN

My wife and I are long time boaters, currently owning a Sea Ray 340 Sundancer based in Michigan City on Lake Michigan, 4 hours from home. It fits our current needs as we are both working, and need the speed to get to our destinations on our limited time off, so we have time to actually see something once we get there! The price of that speed is horrible fuel economy, but every boat is a trade off. We are planning a 3-4 week circumnavigation of Lake Michigan next summer in the 340.

The #1 item on the bucket list once we retire will be to do the Loop in a trawler. We have chartered trawlers 5 or 6 times in the Chesapeake and have loved it, and enjoyed the slower pace. I loved the fuel economy! We love seeing new places and taking in the area history, from the water of course.

We will be hoping to learn more and hopefully some day pick up a good lead on a Loop capable boat. KP
kpetry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2014, 08:48 PM   #2
RT Firefly's Avatar
City: Slicker?
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 16,102
Welcome aboard and...
RT Firefly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2014, 11:18 PM   #3
Senior Member
SaltyDog's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 251
Stop by next year. Introduce yourselves.

One year a KK 54 stopped at the 300 dock. They put up a a little sign. It said: "Bring wine. Ask questions."

Just making a suggestion for your future trawler travels.
SaltyDog is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Trawler Port Captains
Port Captains are TF volunteers who can serve as local guides or assist with local arrangements and information. Search below to locate Port Captains near your destination. To learn more about this program read here: TF Port Captain Program

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012