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Old 05-22-2008
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There is already at least one good thread on this BUT:
Atlantic Highlands to Manasquan first night
Manasquan to Atlantic City second night.
Cape May third night
All are 1st class inlets...straightforward and generally ok in most weather. You can anchor only in Cape May.

Then...with less than a 55ft. mast...you can go out the back door canal from Cape May up the Delaware. Start EARLY and try to catch the tide to help you up the bay...it can get nasty when winds and tides are opposed in this shallow water.

Tie up in the C&D canal anchorage and head out the next morning for Annapolis. A five day (sailing in daylight only) trip if good weather. Probably a 2.5 day trip if you have crew and keep going 24 hrs. a day.
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