5,418 miles later … We switched our burgee to gold #missmarianne Albert Bartku…

5,418 miles later we completed the Great Loop … We switched our burgee to gold   Congratulations to Albert Bartkus & Cindy Chebultz, who have crossed their wake and earned the gold burgee aboard their 50′ 1960 Chris Craft Constellation, “Marianne”! https://www.facebook.com/70684391248/posts/10155508443456249 Source

We’re on Page 21-24 of Great Lakes Boating – October 2018

Pre print sneak peak to an article in Great Lakes Boating magazine about Marianne, Cindy Chebultz and I doing Americas Great Loop. Article is on page 22, 23 and 24. #MissMarianne #GreatLakesBoating http://read.uberflip.com/i/1032470-october-2018/21?m4= Great Lakes Boating – October 2018 https://www.facebook.com/70684391248/posts/10155501283951249 Source

Follow us 7,000 miles around the Great Loop as we depart Chicago and take you to…

Follow us 7,000 miles around the Great Loop as we depart Chicago and take you to see 20+ states, three countries, two Canadian Providences and some of the most scenic portions of the Eastern US … all from the deck of a 50′ vintage wooden Chris Craft. http://www.lifeofacaptain.com There are several different links to follow […]

Great Loop Boating Safety Provisions on #MissMarianne 1960 50′ Chris Craft Constellation

 Great Loop Boating Safety Provisions on #MissMarianne – Ditch Box, First Aid Kit, Defibulator, Flir, Underwater Sonar, Radar, Life Raft, EPIRB, AIS, HD Garmin Charts source

Chicago Skyline one last time on Marianne 1960 Chris Craft from Chicago IL

 http://www.lifeofacaptain.com Chicago Skyline one last time on Marianne 1960 Chris Craft as she deaprts from Chicago IL doing the Great Loop 6,000 miles around the Eastern US source

OMG!!! 9 days and we are leaving for the great loop trip and Albert decides to rewire the boat

OMG!!! 9 days and we are leaving for the great loop trip and Albert decides to rewire the boat. Better get this cleaned up before I get there!! (he’s saying they will be done with the mess tomorrow) #missmarianne. – – – – – – – per Albert:: “Started our a/c panel replacement . Also […]

T – 2.5 days till Great Loop trip departure and ….. he’s still rewiring the boat?

T – 2.5 days till Great Loop trip departure and ….. he’s still rewiring the boat??? No heat, no hot water, but running the refrigerator off an extension cord to the dock. Guess I should have Amazon or Instacart deliver groceries? http://www.lifeofacaptain.com #missmarianne https://www.facebook.com/chebultz/videos/pcb.10154755016561249/10155919148134515/?type=3&theater     https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155919148469515&set=pcb.10154755016561249&type=3&theater&ifg=1 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155919148594515&set=pcb.10154755016561249&type=3&theater&ifg=1 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155919148539515&set=pcb.10154755016561249&type=3&theater&ifg=1   Source

This is getting really serious!!! This boat is getting hauled out for a survey TOMORROW!

This is getting really serious!!! This boat is getting hauled out for a survey TOMORROW! Rewiring project wrapping up, but no juice yet… and in 56 hours she departs Chicago heading to Florida??? And did I mention that I don’t do cold weather!!!!! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155922142304515&set=pcb.10154757752316249&type=3&theater https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155922142359515&set=pcb.10154757752316249&type=3&theater https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155922142414515&set=pcb.10154757752316249&type=3&theater https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155922142519515&set=pcb.10154757752316249&type=3&theater Source

Dropping off lunch today and I ran into #MissMarianne! Good luck on your 7000 mi…

Dropping off lunch today and I ran into #MissMarianne! Good luck on your 7000 mile journey around the world Albert Bartkus Cindy Chebultz https://www.facebook.com/70684391248/posts/10154758999941249 Source

Anyone on #hiltonhead still on the island for #hurricanematthew…

View this post on Instagram Anyone on #hiltonhead still on the island for #hurricanematthew A post shared by Cindy & Ella's Boat Adventures (@nauticinderella) on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:55pm PDT Anyone on #hiltonhead still on the island for #hurricanematthew Source

Palmetto Bay Marina Hilton Head 10/8/2016 – The morning Hurricane Matthew destroyed everything

http://www.nauticinderella.com – Palmetto Bay Marina, Hilton Head Island – The morning Hurricane Matthew destroyed everything source

Cinderella update:: I’m heart broken, my 57′ 1964 Connie. I’m going to need help…

Cinderella update:: I’m heart broken, my 57′ 1964 Connie. I’m going to need help figuring this out!!! … Before #HurricaneMatthew pics are at http://www.nauticinderella.com.… Update more pics here #cinderellaupdate #nauticinderella https://www.facebook.com/70684391248/posts/10153744167411249 Source

Our dock, just heart breaking!!!! I’m going to need help figuring this out!!! #c…

View this post on Instagram Our dock, just heart breaking!!!! I'm going to need help figuring this out!!! #chriscraft #woodyboater #woodenboat #hiltonhead #hurricanematthew #nauticinderella A post shared by Cindy & Ella's Boat Adventures (@nauticinderella) on Oct 8, 2016 at 5:43am PDT Our dock, just heart breaking!!!! I’m going to need help figuring this out!!! #chriscraft […]

My poor girl!!! #nauticinderella #chriscraft #woodyboater #hiltonhead…

View this post on Instagram My poor girl!!! #nauticinderella #chriscraft #woodyboater #hiltonhead A post shared by Cindy & Ella's Boat Adventures (@nauticinderella) on Oct 8, 2016 at 8:38am PDT My poor girl!!! #nauticinderella #chriscraft #woodyboater #hiltonhead Source

Poor Cinderella #nauticinderella #hiltonhead #woodyboater #chriscraft #hurrican…

View this post on Instagram Poor Cinderella ???? #nauticinderella #hiltonhead #woodyboater #chriscraft #hurricanematthew A post shared by Cindy & Ella's Boat Adventures (@nauticinderella) on Oct 8, 2016 at 10:59am PDT Poor Cinderella ???? #nauticinderella #hiltonhead #woodyboater #chriscraft #hurricanematthew Source

Hurricane Matthew Hilton Head Island Palmetto Bay Marina Oct 8, 2016

http://nauticinderella.com/hurricane-matthew/ This was one of the first videos that came from an HHI resident the morning of the hurricane. Hurricane Matthew Hilton Head Island Palmetto Bay Marina Oct 8, 2016 source

My marina on Hilton Head , that used to be 6 big docks full of boats. My boat is…

View this post on Instagram My marina on Hilton Head , that used to be 6 big docks full of boats. My boat is on land near the top #nauticinderella #hiltonhead #chriscraft #woodyboater A post shared by Cindy & Ella's Boat Adventures (@nauticinderella) on Oct 9, 2016 at 8:06am PDT My marina on Hilton Head […]

Video of the destroyed Marina, my boat is at the beginning of the video #nautic…

View this post on Instagram Video of the destroyed Marina, my boat is at the beginning of the video #nauticinderella #hiltonhead #woodyboater #chriscraft A post shared by Cindy & Ella's Boat Adventures (@nauticinderella) on Oct 9, 2016 at 1:11pm PDT   Video of the destroyed Marina, my boat is at the beginning of the video […]

Ughhh this one scared me! Like the blue boat t-boned her. But I’ll post the next…

View this post on Instagram Ughhh this one scared me! Like the blue boat t-boned her. But I'll post the next pic and it looks like there is daylight between them#chriscraft #woodyboater #hiltonhead #nauticinderella #hurricanematthew A post shared by Cindy & Ella's Boat Adventures (@nauticinderella) on Oct 9, 2016 at 3:05pm PDT Ughhh this one […]