SailNet Community - View Single Post - Looking to rent in Potomac River (Alexandria)
View Single Post
post #5 of Old 09-27-2010 Thread Starter
Senior Member
TakeFive's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Swarthmore, PA
Posts: 3,317
Thanks: 9
Thanked 90 Times in 80 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Originally Posted by JimMcGee View Post
How loud is it there?
Could you repeat that? I didn't hear a thing you said!

It's hard to describe in words, but when outside you usually have to stop talking when a plane goes overhead. Otherwise you get the above response. As long as I'm not talking I've learned to tune it out - a skill gained from having three formerly whiny kids. We don't do a whole lot of hanging out on the dock anyway - since we live 12 minutes away, we pretty much go home when we're done sailing.

Once we get out to the middle of the river the noise drops off pretty fast because the planes are not as directly overhead and/or they're much higher up.

Are you thinking of bringing Island Time back to the Delaware for the winter? Anchorage Marina does have year-round slips available.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

1998 Catalina 250WK Take Five (at Anchorage Marina, Essington, on the Delaware River)
1991 15' Trophy (Lake Wallenpaupack)
1985 14' Phantom (Lake Wallenpaupack)
TakeFive is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome