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Anyone knows off hand (or has a decent chart) to see what the sailing distance is from Reedville to Solomons? How many hours of motoring you think this might be?
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Less than a full day of motoring. I've twice gone from Deltaville to Solomons in less than a full day.
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Let's see. From my previous home on Tabbs Creek, VA, it was 49 nm north to Solomons Island. To Reedville was about 15 nm north. Allowing for the distance from Reedville to the Bay, I'd say 36 nm or so. Six hours at six knots.

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Anyone knows off hand (or has a decent chart) to see what the sailing distance is from Reedville to Solomons? How many hours of motoring you think this might be?
It's about a 40nm trip, 6.5 hours at 6.5 knots.
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Thanks for the info, guys!
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Well, the captain should get to Solomons at noon, so I guess he better leave real early. I have a feeling they will be late but they guy is very sure of himself. If he's late - he is buying a new plane ticket on his own.
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40-45nm or about 7 hours motoring. Stop at Zanheisers or Spring Cove...Great Places

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I am at Zanhisers - they are my new marina. Boat got there today. Now i have to clean up the pigsty that my hired captain left - and I could finally go out and enjoy some sailing.
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