SailNet Community - View Single Post - tidal flow, do you ignore or use it??
View Single Post
  #1  
Old 06-13-2009
deniseO30's Avatar
deniseO30 deniseO30 is offline
1934 Chickering
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Bristol pa
Posts: 6,337
Thanks: 52
Thanked 100 Times in 90 Posts
Rep Power: 10
deniseO30 will become famous soon enough deniseO30 will become famous soon enough
tidal flow, do you ignore or use it??

When motoring, Up here on the tidal Delaware River it's always a consideration when going up or down river. Most sailboats can only do 2-3 knots against the flow, however when running with, it can be 7-9 knots combined with the flow and motor.

Now the C&D canal, I've not really figured out yet. Does the tide spilt in 2 directions?

When sailing and or motoring do most sailors account for tidal flow on the Bay?
__________________
Denise, Bristol PA, Oday 30. On Tidal Delaware River, Anchor Yacht Club. New Website!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

My boat is for sale.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook