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Old 11-23-2012
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Re: Advice for Chesapeake Cruise this week-end

Dividing Creek will be well protected. Granary Creek is also but is very narrow and shoals a lot. Granary has a bald eagle nest back past the curve ibn the creek, but it is shallow back there. Also not NW winds with that speed will give a blowout tide so expect to loose a foot or foot and half extra of depth of the water.

On a calmer day Shaw Bay on the way in is also a nice anchorage/ but not as protected. Thats a great place in the summer if you want a breeze.

You may also want to think about Broad Creek on the Magothy at the elbow in the creek. You are proected from the NW by eagle hill ( 500 ft) We have been in there in 40 knots and nary a ripple. Great glass house on the starboard bank. as you come in the creek

Another nice place is the Chester River. though none of these are NW protected except maybe behind Cacaway ( Langford Creek) where the geese circus performs at sunset every night. Greys Inn and Corsica are nice also bit are not NW protected.

Brian you are giving away our hiding spots...

Last edited by chef2sail; 11-23-2012 at 01:21 AM.
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