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Lower Delaware Bay between Cape May and the point west of the Maurice River and Egg Island Flats is a great place to sail. Water depth at low tide can be 9ft but most of this section is more than 12ft. I had some wonderful long sails, in steady wind under the same sail trim for 3 or 4 hours
Easy access from Bayway Marine at any tide level, with usually consistent wind direction.
Bayway has a small fleet of sail boats but is mostly commercial crabbers and power boats. Crabs were $25/3 dozen.
Good water depth on creek side slips 10ft + (Bidwell Creek) with a low water level of about 3ft in the marina basin.
I was the only overnighter this past summer, and the bathrooms were not well maintained, but will be based there for at least one month this coming summer.
Two mile walk to a convenience store, four mile walk to a bus stop, and about 6 mile walk to Cape May Court House.
1970 Havsfidra 20 by Fisksatra
On the Delaware River at Fox Grove Marina Essington PA
Last edited by Ulladh; 10-14-2011 at 12:05 PM.