1990-1993   The Adventures of Ginny and Steve.

The Adventures of Ginny & Steve work on this – more drama – child coming due From 1990 to 1993, Bremerton native Stephen G. Ladd rowed and sailed a twelve-foot boat 6,500 miles, and traveled with her another 8,500 miles via cars and ships. Ladd himself designed and built the diminutive vessel, which he christened Squeak after a dearly departed cat. Squeak served as Ladd’s transportation and lodging as he voyaged down the Mississippi, to the ports of Panama, along the Colombian coast, over the Andes, and down the dark rivers of South America. This site offers a glimpse of Ladd’s adventures aboard Squeak. (For a much fuller account, don’t miss Ladd’s book, “Three Years in a 12-foot Boat”.) Dear friends and family, We last wrote you January 7, 2011 as we were about to leave La Ceiba. It was thirty miles from there to Roatan, largest of the Bay Islands. We had fine weather and a near-reaching wind. Our destination appeared and grew as we so like them to appear and grow on a wide crossing. By 2:00 P.M we were off the southwest tip of the island: ample green hills snug within an all-encompassing reef which forms a . . .

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My Crazy Adventure.

The Call of the Wild (A canoe adventure in Temagami Ontario)

Paddle to the Amazon


Leaving Home

Winnipeg, Canada

At Sea

Venezuelan Coastline

Isla Patos


The Orinoco River

South America