SailNet Community - View Single Post - Examining Chain Plates
View Single Post
post #8 of Old 12-06-2010
josrulz
Unpaid Intern
 
josrulz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Maryland
Posts: 990
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 9
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by billdre View Post
J,
thanks for the extra comment and picture. The plan is to do coast sailing just like your family did. It's my wife and I. We spent this year all over Narraganset Bay. We haven't been in open ocean but other O'Day 28 owners have told me they have done it to Block Island, Martha's Vineyard , etc. You're the first that's indicated they've gone that far. Next summer we head for open water.
Thanks again,
Bill
Thanks for indulging me re: the pic.

At the time, our boat was almost new and loaded with the latest gear for such a trip. And while my dad opted to go "outside" most of the way North, he chose the inside route on the way South--down LI Sound, outside (and overnight) just from NY to Cape May, then inside up the Delaware and into the Chesapeake. I would go the inside route if in the same boat today, but certainly wouldn't hesitate to hit Block Island, etc., in the right conditions. Good luck in your cruising!
-J

1984 Sabre 34 Mk I
josrulz is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome