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

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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

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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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 #missmarianne Albert Bartkus https://www.facebook.com/110697885624607/posts/2292916374069403/

 

Congratulations to Albert Bartkus & Cindy Chebultz, who have crossed their wake and earned the gold burgee aboard their 50′ 1960 Chris Craft Constellation, “Marianne”!

5,418 miles later … We switched our burgee to gold #missmarianne Albert Bartkus https://www.facebook.com/110697885624607/posts/2292916374069403/

Posted by Cindy Chebultz on Sunday, September 30, 2018

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Will make Lake Michigan today. It will be almost 8 months since i have been ther…

Will make Lake Michigan today. It will be almost 8 months since i have been there with Marianne. Hopefully it’s warmer down there because upper Lake Huron is still real cold. Notice the strait track from the stern. 40 plus year old Benmar Auto Helm.

Will make Lake Michigan today. It will be almost 8 months since i have been there with Marianne. Hopefully it's warmer…

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Thursday, June 7, 2018

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It was a great layover in Port Huron. Meet many good people again. I hope to ret…

It was a great layover in Port Huron. Meet many good people again. I hope to return in September and see some of you again. We will see. #MissMarianne

It was a great layover in Port Huron. Meet many good people again. I hope to return in September and see some of you again. We will see. #MissMarianne

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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#MARRIANNE on the Great Loop! We are missing Cindy …These guys left Chicago O…

#GREATLOOP! #MARRIANNE! We are missing Cindy. These guys left Chicago October 27th on Marrianne went to Florida now on the final stretch back to Chicago.

 — with Albert Bartkus and August C Etsch.

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I have a symphony in my engine room. These are 454 Crusader’s with EFI.they are …

I have a symphony in my engine room. These are 454 Crusader’s with EFI.they are running at 3500 rpm’s in this video and doing 16kts. And some of our location sticker collection. She has acquired a cool travel history. #missmarianne

I have a symphony in my engine room. These are 454 Crusader's with EFI.they are running at 3500 rpm's in this video and…

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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My method of adjusting packing nuts. I last did it about 3 months ago in 75 degr…

My method of adjusting packing nuts. I last did it about 3 months ago in 75 degree salt water. Now the water is fresh and cold requiring another adjustment. I like to do it while under way always. Not at dock. The saft actually heats a little when running so in my opinion if you do it at the dock and get it just right it may not be the case when under way. This is only my opinion but works for me. #MissMarianne.

My method of adjusting packing nuts. I last did it about 3 months ago in 75 degree salt water. Now the water is fresh…

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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Whipped up a lite lunch on the run. Lake Erie is great today. Won’t be later on …

Whipped up a lite lunch on the run. Lake Erie is great today. Won’t be later on so we are just stepping it up a bit and keep her moving. #MissMarianne

Whipped up a lite lunch on the run. Lake Erie is great today. Won't be later on so we are just stepping it up a bit and keep her moving. #MissMarianne

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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Just paid a brief visit with Miss Marianne as she made her way through my homepo…

Just paid a brief visit with Miss Marianne as she made her way through my homeport of Brewerton NY on her Epic Voyage.





Just paid a brief visit with Miss Marianne as she made her way through my homeport of Brewerton NY on her Epic Voyage.

Posted by Rick Kunz on Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Erie Canal day 2 – Great Loop

I normally don’t like to post long videos but this one is of today. All day start to finish. Left Amsterdam, NY to Sylvan Beach. About 11 hours of running hard. Also helped not having any other boats around us so we managed 12 locks. Fuel stop in the middle of the video. #MissMarianne

Erie Canal day 2

Start of the day to the end time lapse of us running the Erie Canal from Amsterdam, NY to Sylvan Beach. 12 locks, lots of fuel and hammer down.

I normally don't like to post long videos but this one is of today. All day start to finish. Left Amsterdam, NY to…

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Friday, May 25, 2018

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Erie Canal Day 1 – Great Loop

Today we hit the Erie Canal. This Time Lapse is almost the entire days run west. We had the opportunity to run along with a couple Huckins Yachts Heading to Michigan but not before going through the Trent Severn Waterway first. We had the pleasure of meeting another Chris Craft Boat Club member, Todd Henzell. Marianne took the lead later in this run and we stepped up the pace just a bit. #MissMarianne

— with August C Etsch.

Erie Canal Day 1

Start of the Erie Canal West bound, Day one. Cruised along with a couple Huckins Yachts today so that was pretty cool.

Today we hit the Erie Canal. This Time Lapse is almost the entire days run west. We had the opportunity to run along…

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Time lapse of us running up the Hudson. We passed West Point in this segment

Lets burn some fuel! One more to share for today. Time lapse of us running up the Hudson. We passed West Point in this segment. I kept it short. I time Lapsed the entire 90 plus miles we ran today but shortened it to share here. Current was mild and weather early was interesting. #MissMarianne

1 Hudson

One part of the full day, 90 mile run up the Hudson to Albany, New York.

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Bit of a photo recap. Images from Chesapeake, New York and Hudson river and some…

Bit of a photo recap. Images from Chesapeake, New York and Hudson river and some in between. Meet other Chris Craft People today and his awesome Futura. Erie Canal starts tomorrow. #MissMarianne





Bit of a photo recap. Images from Chesapeake, New York and Hudson river and some in between. Meet other Chris Craft People today and his awesome Futura. Erie Canal starts tomorrow. #MissMarianne

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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On the move again after 6 days of rain and miserable weather. If up to me i woul…

On the move again after 6 days of rain and miserable weather. If up to me i would turn this boat around and head about 800 miles south. But.. Today was actually a nice day and got some milage behind us. Bay Head Yacht Club has an amazing facility and even found a distant realative of Marianne. #MissMarianne





On the move again after 6 days of rain and miserable weather. If up to me i would turn this boat around and head about…

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Sunday, May 20, 2018

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THIS IS NOT FUN ANYMORE!!! We are actually discussng space heaters and stratagl…

THIS IS NOT FUN ANYMORE!!! We are actually discussng space heaters and strataglass going back up. I’m jumping ship if we don’t turn around #MissMarianne


THIS IS NOT FUN ANYMORE!!! We are actually discussng space heaters and strataglass going back up. I'm jumping ship if we don't turn around #MissMarianne

Posted by Cindy Chebultz on Sunday, May 13, 2018

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Some images from our visit to Washington DC yesterday. #MissMarianne

Some images from our visit to Washington DC yesterday. #MissMarianne




Some images from our visit to Washington DC yesterday. #MissMarianne

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Sunday, May 13, 2018

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Moving north. lots to see on this stretch. #MissMarianneOur run from Coinjock, N…

Moving north. lots to see on this stretch. #MissMarianne

 

Our run from Coinjock, NC to Norfolk to Deltaville via the Chesapeake bay and on to Annapolis.




Moving north. lots to see on this stretch. #MissMarianne

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Saturday, May 12, 2018

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The presidential yacht Sequoia … Should we bring it home? Look close Albert a…

The presidential yacht Sequoia … Should we bring it home? Look close Albert and I are in the pics, she’s huge!! #classicboats





The presidential yacht Sequoia … Should we bring it home? Look close Albert and I are in the pics, she's huge!! #classicboats

Posted by Cindy Chebultz on Friday, May 11, 2018

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Long day on the Chesapeake Bay … North Carolina yesterday, Virginia today (pho…

Long day on the Chesapeake Bay … North Carolina yesterday, Virginia today (photos from the DSLR to come), Maryland tomorrow, Washington DC on Saturday, Delaware on Sunday, New Jersey on Monday and New York on Tuesday… Think I’m going to need a nap!!! #MissMarianne

Long day on the Chesapeake Bay … North Carolina yesterday, Virginia today (photos from the DSLR to come), Maryland…

Posted by Cindy Chebultz on Thursday, May 10, 2018

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We spent our last night and our last dinner in the Carolina’s at Coinjock Marina

We spent our last night and our last dinner in the Carolina’s. Waiting for the heavy fog to lift a little more and moving on. Virginia is just around the bend. #MissMarianne



We spent our last night and our last dinner in the Carolina's. Waiting for the heavy fog to lift a little more and moving on. Virginia is just around the bend. #MissMarianne

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Thursday, May 10, 2018

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Hurry up and wait … Rush to North Carolina to wait for mother nature to cooper…

Hurry up and wait … Rush to North Carolina to wait for mother nature to cooperate… Not a bad place to spend an extra day though!! I missed going inside for photos with my phone before they closed, but it is just as gorgeous. Absolutely amazing Marina! #missmarianne at River Dunes, NC with Albert Bartkus





Hurry up and wait … Rush to North Carolina to wait for mother nature to cooperate… Not a bad place to spend an extra…

Posted by Cindy Chebultz on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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Here are a few images from my stay in Beaufort NC and the in water boats at the Boat Show

Here are a few images from my stay in Beaufort and the in water boats at the Boat show. The Salon pics are of Marianne. I was messing around with my fish eye lens. #MissMarianne





Here are a few images from my stay in Beaufort and the in water boats at the Boat show. The Salon pics are of Marianne. I was messing around with my fish eye lens. #MissMarianne

Posted by Albert Bartkus on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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A small part of me is dying inside lol … Watched her pull away from the dock a…

A small part of me is dying inside lol … Watched her pull away from the dock and went home to Texas to spend some time with my little man … The first time #MissMarianne has moved any significant distance without me this trip, timing just didn’t work out. And sure enough Albert pulls into a marina and they say “oh you are here for the wooden boat show” completely by chance. So guess who will be at the Beaufort Wooden Boat Show this weekend without me but thrilled to death that they are going to let her into the show even though in water registration was closed https://beaufortwoodenboatshow.com




A small part of me is dying inside lol … Watched her pull away from the dock and went home to Texas to spend some time…

Posted by Cindy Chebultz on Thursday, May 3, 2018

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Walked Broad Street, saw the pinappple fountain, got a toddy at Fleet Landing, …

Walked Broad Street, saw the pinappple fountain, got a toddy at Fleet Landing, bought some old record coasters at the market, cruised all around the rivers, saw the finish of the sail boat race, had a historian tour guide on board to learn all about Charleston, had dinner at the Charleston Yacht Club (where we spotted the Chicago burgee), and drinks with fellow Loopers on the aft deck … a Good day it was #missmarianne

— with Albert Bartkus in Charleston, South Carolina.



Walked Broad Street, saw the pinappple fountain, got a toddy at Fleet Landing, bought some old record coasters at the…

Posted by Cindy Chebultz on Saturday, April 28, 2018

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