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We were underway for 64 hours, dock to dock. Left Friday about noon and arrived Monday AM about 6:30ish
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SV Felix, video

Here's a video walk through of sv Felix, made by the previous owner, for those interested...

YouTube - Gemini catamaran walk-through
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Nice write up MMR and Dawg.
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Nice write up Dawg.

We have done the Delaware trip the last three years to Atlantic City (where i worked 18 years) the furst year. Sandy Hook two years ago, and NYC and Liberty marina last year. This year we are headed to Mystic.

We always stay in Utsches and they have always treated us excellent and like family. I am suprised to hear your report of them. The pump out there has not worked in over 4 years BTW.

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Going the other way is going to be a bit longer, since it is probably going to be against the prevailing winds, not with them.
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Nice trip, you made it look so easy. The boat looked very comfortable too. How many days did it actually take? I thought it would take at least a week to get to Md.
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I think the main difference may be that we did not stay there overnight.

We went in to get fuel, breakfast, water; dump the holding tank; take a shower and use the facilities.... but only got fuel and water...

We skipped getting food and using the facilities when they told us that we couldn't use the showers or bathrooms, and were "welcome" to use the Porta-Johns.

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Nice write up Dawg.

We have done the Delaware trip the last three years to Atlantic City (where i worked 18 years) the furst year. Sandy Hook two years ago, and NYC and Liberty marina last year. This year we are headed to Mystic.

We always stay in Utsches and they have always treated us excellent and like family. I am suprised to hear your report of them. The pump out there has not worked in over 4 years BTW.

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Great write up with pics. I'd like to have contact info for Norm. Thanks
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Even though we did buy fuel there, their attitude seemed to be that we were blocking their fuel dock...
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Thanks for the write up! Sounds like it was a fun trip, even with the grumpy marina personnel.
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