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15 August 2008 | Put In Bay, OH
Mike
Hey..... finally no real incidents to report! We left Algonac a little before 0800 and headed south to cross Lake St Clair. Aside from sharing the channel with some HUGE ships, there was no real excitement.

We crossed the lake and entered the Detroit River. The current there boosted our speed to about 8.4 kts. We motored past Downtown Detroit and GM Headquarters then through the industrial area then into the "sticks."

Dave did most of the navigating while I manned the helm. Partially thanks to the current, we made it all the way from Algonac to Put In Bay, Ohio in Lake Erie! A pretty good haul if I do say so!

We got in and got tied up at the City Docks just before dark. It felt good to get ashore for a shower and some dinner. Norma seems to be enjoying her third Great Lake.

Here's a pic from when we passed through Detroit.
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Vessel Name: Norma Fay
Vessel Make/Model: Hunter 386
Hailing Port: Racine, Wisconsin
Crew: Mike Miller
About: I recently retired from the trop-rock band the "Boat Drunks" and I'm going sailing. Heading through the Eastern Great Lakes, down the ICW and to the Bahamas for starters. Then...We'll see!
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Norma Fay

Who: Mike Miller
Port: Racine, Wisconsin