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post #6 of Old 10-29-2012
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Re: Stuck in a Hudson River Marina heading from Toronto to St Maarten.

I rode out a TS a couple of years ago right across the river, in back of Croton Point Park. You can get very close to the entire lee shoreline in winds NW to SW. Depending on wind direction, other options around there are right across from the Indian Point Nuke, or a little farther up the river just before the Bear Mt. Bridge. There's also a spot I've used, just upstream of the Bear Mt Bridge VERY close to east shore. There's a pretty good breakwater where he is but if it were over-topped, could be a real mess, exposed to a long fetch of water from all but west wind. It's usually packed with boats. It can get surprisingly rough at the north mouth of Haverstraw Bay when the river current opposes the wind.

I've found very good holding along the shore opposite Haverstraw Marina.

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