Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Finding Miss Banks

After years of searching, studying and dreaming we have finally found the boat to take on the adventure of a lifetime - America's Great Loop.  This is a Grand Banks 36 Classic trawler.  It is docked in the Manatee River in Bradenton, FL close to St. Petersburg.  She needs a few "fixes" before we bring her home to North Alabama on the Tennessee River.  The journey around the "Loop" will begin in October 2017 when we sail out of Ditto Landing in Huntsville, AL for a 6000 mile trip around the "Great Loop".

That's the news and here's the views:

We are here

Riviera Dunes Marina in Bradenton, FL

Grand Banks 36 Classic "Kaleidoscope"

 We Believe this boat is "The One"

Yes, I think this will do :)

Great Loop Route

1 comment:

  1. Enjoying your blog. I’m looking for my first trawler; been a lake boater all my life and I’m ready to venture out. Headed to Tampa on thursday to look at at three ‘34 boats: Mainship, Silverton, Bayliner. Hopefully one of these will be love at first sight!!! Care to elaborate on why you chose the Grand Banks?