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Another year winding down

Some highlights from the latter half of the year:  

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Cape May and the Delaware.

We did the beach run around Cape May and are headed past Brandywine shoal.     Conditions are pretty typcial for the Delaware.  6 kts over ground, 4 knots wind on the bow.     The kids made an apple galette which is … Continue reading

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Atlantic City

Anna and greg have the morning watch off Atlantic City.    We have about 6kts of wind just starboard of the bow. All in all, an easy passage so far.  We were able to sail out of New York harbor … Continue reading

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Cuttyhunk fishing club

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We left Boston at 0430 on Thursday the 30th and had a nice trip to Onset.  Cuttyhunk was the original goal, but the sou’wester showed up and we were seeing gusts in the upper 20s even in the canal.   … Continue reading

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Here’s the view this morning from the Charlestown side of Boston harbor:    The North End is to the left of the picture.  If you look hard enough, just above the radar, you can see the steeple of the Old … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Canal

After a calm night at Wings Cove (we decided against going over to Onset), we were up at 0330 and are now Eastbound in the Cape Cod Canal.  The railroad bridge is ahead.  

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