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Old 03-12-2013
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Re: West Marine no longer matching prices...

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Originally Posted by fallard View Post
The Seaport could use your money. Despite some self-serving altruism, it is a worthy cause and deserves support. The bottom is generally muddy in the area north of the Seaport, FWIW, so you may not have a problem--should you settle into it at low tide.

There is a marked transient anchorage just across the channel from Mystic Shipyard and just south of Brewers. This is on your right as you pass Masons Island on the way to the RR bridge. Your draft is OK, but more than 5 ft and you might bump a soft bottom. This anchorage is about a mile from the Seaport. You don't have to resort to Noank or Stonington.

I can't tell from your description which "lobster house" you refer to--perhaps it's one of the local restaurants, like S&P Oyster House, nest to the Rt 1 bascule bridge. The classic lobster place along the Mystic River is Abbotts Lobster-in-the-Rough, with the striped red and white awning, right along the river just north of Noank Shipyard. You can tie up there while you are enjoying your lobster.

Thanks on the anchorage advice...Yep thats it Abbotts
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