Reflection on America's Great Loop: A Baby Boomer Couple's Year-: A Baby Boomer Couple's Year-Long Boating Odyssey
Adventure is not just for the young! Though "I own a boat!" was the opening phrase to their courtship and eventual married life, little did "Baby ... Show synopsis Adventure is not just for the young! Though "I own a boat!" was the opening phrase to their courtship and eventual married life, little did "Baby Boomer" couple, George and Pat Hospodar, know then that those words would lead to their making a year-long "journey of a lifetime" aboard their boat, Reflection, almost forty years later. Reflection on America's Great Loop welcomes and encourages not only fellow boaters, but also armchair adventurers, and dreamers of all ages to join them aboard as they share a lighthearted, real-life account of their travels on the circumnavigation of the waterways of the eastern United States and Canada. In addition, for those who may consider making this journey themselves, the authors offer insights and tips on: * Routes * Anchorages * Navigation * Locking * Marinas * Free dockage * Low bridges * Fuel stops * Restaurants * Shopping * Points of interest and local history * Border crossings in Canada and the United States * Local marine weather websites and phone numbers. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president's garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed. "This Atlantic Publishing eBook was professionally written, edited, fact checked, proofed and designed. The print version of this book is 336 pages and you receive exactly the same content. Over the years our books have won dozens of book awards for content, cover design and interior design including the prestigious Benjamin Franklin award for excellence in publishing. We are proud of the high quality of our books and hope you will enjoy this eBook version. "