The Canal System
by Pete Bardunias
Senior Vice President, Community Advancement, Capital Region Chamber Raises Upstate New York’s
Boats from far and wide travel the length of the New York State Canal System. Vessels like these use the Erie Canal to transit to the Great Lakes, Canada and the interior United States. Some, flying the pennant of the America’s Great Loop Cruisers Association (greatloop. org) are on a 6,000 mile adventure circumnavigating the entire eastern USA!