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Old 02-18-2011
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Cape May is a great place for a rondevous...go to Utschs( not a favorite of SD as he had a bad experience there). We have stayed there over 20 times. They are a nice family operation...cheap rates...in a great walkable location. It is our stop over after the long motor down the Delaware River and our jumping off spot for our trip to LI and NE every summer.

BTW I have actually only sailed to Cape May once in the over 20 round trips I have made. The current is heavy duty for many ours and you want to make as much ground in a straight line when you have it as the trip from the C&D canal is about 50 miles unless you have a mast over 52 feet and have to go around the Cape then it is 12 miles longer. We have sailed in the Delaware Bay many times, but its is nolt a place to be with opposing tide and wind as the waves are steep square and frequent, It can be one of the nastiest places to be in any kind of blow.

Best you can hope for is a motor sail I think so make sure your motor is fit.

Dave
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