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Re: Not one nice Marina from Trenton to Essington, Pa
For a marina, i do not see dredging as a "luxury". I would argue it is a necessity.
Given the extraordinarily high cost of dredging, difficult permitting process, and substantial risk of trying to overcome the forces of nature, most smart investors would prefer to find somewhere else to build a marina. You can buy a lot of land and build a very nice facility for the cost of a single dredging - and you'd have to repeat the dredging every few years, vs. the one-time costs of building elsewhere.
Fox's Grove has plenty of water, friendly neighbors, and a nice party pavilion. What's wrong with it?
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1998 Catalina 250WK Take Five (at Anchorage Marina, Essington, on the Delaware River)
1994 Mason 44 Firefly on loan from my BFF (West River, Galesville, MD)
1991 15' Trophy (Lake Wallenpaupack)
1985 14' Phantom (Lake Wallenpaupack)