SailNet Community - View Single Post - Fairlee Creek entrance with 6' 3" draft?

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  
 
View Single Post
Old 07-09-2012   #9
NickPapagiorgio
Member
 
NickPapagiorgio's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 57
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
NickPapagiorgio is on a distinguished road
Re: Fairlee Creek entrance with 6' 3" draft?

Thanks for all the responses. We ended up switching boats to a Catalina 350 with a 4' 6" draft and it's a good thing we did. On the way into Fairlee Creek, we registered less than 4' 6" in several spots, so we definitely would have run aground in the Beneteau with a 6' 3" draft.

The trip went well except for the heat. I was told we hit a high of 108 degrees on Saturday and the only wind we had was constantly at our back. It was very hot all day. We got a little sailing in on Sunday on our back to the marina when we had 8-10 knot winds.

Anyway, thanks for the info.

Kevin
NickPapagiorgio is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:34 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.