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Re: Marthas Vinyard
Thanks thats a great tip ..
I wasnt thinking about the lagoon ,
Hows the bridge opening ? is it back to relyable openings ?
i saw on activecaptain the bridge was replaced .
and were always up for keeping the laundry down !!!
o and are you allowed to go in those other bays ?
i heard on Nantucket you cant anchor in the inner bay .
Run a copy of Coast Pilot 2 from NOAA:
United States Coast Pilot®
These are the best references around, and free at that.
Here what they say:
Advance arrangements for bridge openings can be made
by contacting the harbormaster or drawtender (telephone:
I believe there is a lockdown on the bridge for 30 minutes or so following a ferry arrival, for the car traffic to clear.
Nantucket harbor has plenty of anchoring area, only the distant eastern bays are restricted. You'll find good swing room because no one wants to anchor in Nantucket due to all the kelp. Be sure to use a plow and back real hard.
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