|After 17 years cruising on 1981 Grand Banks 36 ft. trawler, Bob & Mavis have decided it's time for lifestyle change and have put their beloved Katy Leigh up for sale. This 3 minute video tours the Katy Leigh and explains why cruising long distances is so rewarding. Click here to get more details about the boat on Yachtworld and here to get a List of Improvements by year. Click here to view Katy Leigh cruising stories from the Great Loop during 2003 to 2005. Life on the inland rivers will change from the Tennessee River to the St. Lawrence River in the 1000 Islands area.|
A Tall Ships Landing condo in Brockville Ontaro will be the couples summer home featuring a beautiful view of the river and in time a smaller boat in the condo marina.
RV Touring and Cruising America's Great Loop are dream and bucket list items for those who long for adventure on the land and water. RVers that want to tour can learn about the many places Bob and Mavis Duthie have visited on their Winnebago 24 foot long motorhome. Boaters can learn how to cruise the 5,000 mile Great Loop on Bob and Mavis’s Grand Banks trawler, Katy Leigh,. All land and water tours are available free in over 780 blog posts. Visit the SHOP to preview video programs, books and charts. SUBSCRIBE and receive email notification of new blog posts.
Touring America's Great Southwest
RVers can learn from the many daily trip posts in the RV stories section of this website. In addition, we can provide a program, What to Expect Touring America's Great Southwest, a downloadable MP4 video program that covers the Duthie's four RV trips in Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. See Preview or Buy now. The same program content is online at Curious.com along with a tutorial "RV Touring for Newbies". Click here.
"This is a wonderful travel guide for anyone in an RV to explore the Great West." John & Margaret Lester
America's Great Loop Cruise
The adventure of circumnavi-gating eastern North America by boat is known as “cruising the Great Loop.â€� Some adventurers set out wanting to be surprised. Bob Duthie developed a video program for those who prefer knowing what to expect on the trip. See previews or learn from the daily trip posts found in Cruising Stories.
The program contains over 2,400 maps and captioned photos to show what awaits you. Each photo is captioned, narrated and associated with a map. Boaters can now experience the loop riding on the Katy Leigh (above) through this 6 hour narrated video slide show ! Buy now.
“I believe it's the best available preview for anyone planning to cruise the Loop and will prove to be a most helpful companion when they finally get underway.â€�
I find the commentary, short, sweet, and right to the point and it seems to always hit the important points.â€�
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Duthie Learning Online Courses
Take our lessons on boating and RVing plus 20,000 more from tennisÂ to tango. As my student, get 20% OFF.Â Click hereÂ The most popular courses in May were Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon NP, and the Old West Highway.
Three New Chartbooks
We now have print copies of theÂ Tenn-Tom Waterway ,the Lower Mississippi,Â and Chicago to Grand Rivers. This last book can replace 5 USACE books.Â Order online atÂ Shop here.
As both a planning tool for your trip and a great remembrance of what you have seen, this video series is something you will be glad to have." Â Kent & Sandy Gardam Â Â Buy Now
Fred Myers Cumberland River CruiseGuide Update
We have created an update for this cruiseguide. Click here to download a copy. The update is includedÂ Â in the perfect bound books.
Great Loop Route