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Originally Posted by JohnRPollard View Post
You don't generally see many sailboats above 14th St. Bridge, because of the low clearance. That leaves the sailing area well south of the monuments for the most part, unfortunately.
I am aware of that - he marina's rental agreement will not allow you to go that far anyway. (Similarly, Belle Haven restricts you to between the WW Bridge and Piscataway.) The "monuments" I am referring to are basically just the Capitol and Washington monument, and the rest of the waterfront along Haines Point, which can be easily seen from the river (albeit from a distance). For these guys, seeing that is more meaningful than seeing Fort Washington.

Rick S., Swarthmore, PA
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