South of Atlantic City the ICW will take forever, you'll go aground and the green heads will drive you to distraction. That section is much nicer outside as long as the weather is good.
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“The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective." - Henry David Thoreau