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post #28 of Old 09-03-2013
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Re: Planning a trip up the East River, Timing?

Originally Posted by Tempest View Post
Ed... That's great... It Looks like you ducked behind Hoffman Is. Which I typically do as well but I haven't made that passage since Sandy. I've been hoping to get a report. Good to know. Very Useful
I've done the trek to the upper harbor twice so far this summer and took the inside route behind Hoffman Island four times. Only on this last trip southbound did I find the water shallower than expected: the depth gauge read about 9 feet so I diverted a bit to the east and was happy for the rest of the trip. ( I only draw 4' and change, but just assumed I was closer to shore than I planned to be. )

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