Cruising Videos Library





Keep Isinglass Windows Looking Like New

This video has been shown over 25,000 times since 2010 and shows how to look after Isinglas boat windows. It was featured in the July 2011 Issue of Heartland Boating Magazine. 

13' Boston Whaler Time Trial - 40HP Mercury 4 Stroke

Video of a Boston Whaler with a new 40HP engine on Kentucky Lake at full speed.

Sell Your Boat with Photos

An interview with Vebbie Griffith, Sales Broker at Green Turtle Bay Yacht Sales, on the importance of photos when selling your boat.

I Am The River “ Cumberland River

Dan Tyler's (Intuit Music) beautiful song is used to underscore a slideshow from What to expect Cruising the Cumberland River. Learn more about Dan Tyler and his music at

Bird's Eye View - Kentucky Dam Marina

A DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter was used to get beautiful bird's eye views of Kentucky Dam Marina on the north end of Kentucky Lake. Some views show the Katy Leigh on the transient dock.

Heron Swallows a Fish

Watch how a Great Blue Heron swallows a whole fish. Filmed at Kenlake Marina on Kentucky Lake, May 19, 2012.

Olymipic Sailing Trials 6M Women's Match Racing

This video was taken Feb 5, 2012 from the committee boat run the races off Key Biscayne, Florida. Finland and Spain had already earned a position at the 2012 Olympics. Denmark and Argentina were competing for the last position. The race was managed by members of the Key Biscayne Yacht Club.

2011 Kenlake Marina Flood

From April 23 to 30 heavy rains and the Corps of Engineers closing Kentucky Dam caused the water level in Kentucky Lake to rise to record levels. April 30 the water was at 270 ft above sea level when this video was taken. During the following week the water rose to 374 ft just 1 ft below the top of the dam. The date on the opening screen should be April 24, 2011 and not May 24.

Katy Leigh Has Sold

Bob & Mavis decided it's time for lifestyle change and sold their beloved boat to a liveaboard widower in Florida.. He kept the name and enjoys telling visitors about his new girl friend Katy Leigh.  Click here to view Katy Leigh cruising stories from the Great Loop during 2003 to 2005. These are stories not told any where else.

Transmission Problem

An interview with a boating friend that encountered an engine transmission problem while sailing on Charlotte Harbor out of Burnt Store Marina, FL.  Charlotte Harbor is on America's Great Loop.

Windy Day on Kentucky Lake

Heading south from mile 26 to mile 42 at Eggner's Ferry bridge. 

Cruising with Carried Away

In October 2012, the Katy Leigh and Carried Away, a 45ft Californian Trawler traveled 250 miles together on the Tennessee River to Joe Wheeler State Park Marina.

Spring Mill SP

Spring Mill State Park near Mitchell, IN has a working grist mill built in the 1860's.

Sand Hill Crane

This crane was at the “Quiet Garden” in Cranden Park, Key Biscayne Florida.















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