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post #18 of Old 10-16-2013
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Re: Middle River to Baltimore

I expect you have moved your boat by now. I have a long term sailing opinion for you though. Winds in the Baltimore Harbor area are very shifty due to the many tall buildings and the water is more foul than other parts of the bay. Once you get out beyond the inner harbor you have to keep aware of commercial boat traffic, which is bound by channels and has right of way over sailboats due to being in a channel. These boats are very large and travel much faster than they appear to. It also is a much longer sail from the harbor to the bay than Middle River to bay. These are some considerations you may want to consider in the future, even if it takes a few minute longer drive to another location, if it is safer and has better sailing conditions, those should also be considered.

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Alston Davis
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