A Planning and Cruising Guide to The Great Circle Route Around the Eastern USA
isbn:0939837684 by G. Bickley Remmey, Jr.
Revised & Expanded by Laura Cannell
This, the second edition of A Guide to Planning and Cruising the Great Circle Route Around the Eastern USA, documents a motor yacht “cruise of a lifetime,” the 5,400-mile circumnavigation of the Eastern United States. Author Bick Remmey refers to this voyage as “the longest one-way inland cruise possible in the US.”
Bick shares the details of his 5 years of planning and 18 weeks of journeying with his wife aboard their 36-foot aft-cabin motor yacht Nittany Navy. The cruise took Bick and Jeri through several of the Great Lakes, down the Mississippi, across the Gulf of Mexico, up the coast of Florida, north through the Intercoastal Waterway, up the Jersey Shore,and finally back to home port in Avalon, New Jersey. Bick ’s experiences provide invaluable planning and cruising information for anyone considering this voyage. REVISED AND EXPANDED BY LAURA CANNELL Laura Cannell,the owner of Marine Navigation in La Grange, Illinois, has lent her expertise of over twenty years as a local chart agent to update Bick ’s self-published first edition. It is now a fine reference for anyone undertaking this journey. Softcover. 232 pgs. Pub 2006. "Bick's book contains considerable information for anyone planning this trip. Each leg of the cruise is detailed, along with information about facilities and attractions, and what charts are necessary." Stan Osowski -The Trenton Times