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That's a long way on a small boat. Make sure you have enough time to enjoy some of the stops. 2 weeks is good.
I love Chatam. We were there for several days this past summer. Stage Harbor Marine is very accomidating and it's a short walk to town from the landing.
Invest in an Eldridge. Current is a big factor. You will want to spend some time studing the currents about when and where you need to be. If you don't time it correctly you will spend a lot of time staring at the same point shore getting nowhere w/ your boat. I spent half a day once tacking back to the same spot off of Newport because we missed the tide change.
Either end of Fishers, the inner harbor at Point Judith, multiple places up Buzzards bay on both sides, are all nice anchorages. Block is a zoo and the anchoring is poor.
Pay attention to the weather. The bay can get real nasty very quickly for a small boat.
Jim

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