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Old 09-03-2013
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Re: Planning a trip up the East River, Timing?

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Originally Posted by Yamsailor View Post
interesting that you bring this up. When I do this route I always leave from Highlands, NJ. I time it so I am at the VN Bridge one hour before low at the Battery.
slack at the narrows.. is two hours after low at the battery..so your timing seems a bit early to me... I do think that if you hit the narrows at slack and hit the battery 3 hours after low, you'd enjoy a nicer push....but sometimes you gotta go, when you gotta go.
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