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post #7 of Old 07-13-2009
JimsCAL
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Originally Posted by Culinary411 View Post
Jim,

I'm in Glen Cove Marina right now and I'm thinking of using it as my starting point on this trip. To be on the safe side how much time to you think it takes to get from Glen Cove to Block?
-Nick
Hard to predict time as it depends so much on wind and weather. However it's about 100 miles, so at 5 knots that's 20 hours. If wind and weather are against you, it could easily be much longer. On my first trip to Block almost 30 years ago, it took 5 days to get there from Mattituck!! I usually figure 4 easy days as I like to arrive early enough each day to enjoy an afternoon swim or go ashore. If you are willing to do one overnight sail, you could make it in one day.

Jim
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