Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Seal Harbor, Maine
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We had perfect conditions for a sail on Merrymeeting Bay last Saturday. It is very shallow and our Marshall catboat can make it way up the bay on a flooding tide. Timing is everything! We reached the upper part of the bay just as the tide started out and had a good breeze to push us back to the mouth of the Cathance River. Sometimes we hit sand bars with the cb if we push our time. We spotted a curious double raft of geese on our way back and had no choice but to sail directly at them. We realized it was a large set of decoys as we breezed past. Oops! Three hundred yards beyond the decoys we tacked into the river and the shooting started. We were not hit. Yikes!
Last edited by downeast450; 10-11-2011 at 10:59 PM.