Hey Gals, we should all congratulate and be inspired by Joanne Poggetti (a presenter on January’s Boat Show Panel) and Katie Geraghty on conquering the Columbia River in a small Bostan Whaler. The Daily Astorian did an article on Joanne and Katie’s adventure. Here is an opening paragraph and a link to the article.
Longtime friends Joanne Poggetti, 67 (pictured, left), and Katie Geraghty (right) — members of Northwest Women in Boating in Seattle — enjoy going on adventures together, and this year’s trek was a whopper. They decided take Joanne’s 13-foot Boston whaler (equipped with a 40-horsepower motor), and follow the Lewis and Clark Expedition 469 miles downriver from Lewiston, Idaho, to the mouth of the Columbia River. (Rest of article at Daily Astorian) “In One Ear” is a regular column in the paper