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07-25-2012 05:20 PM
truckmen
Re: Beginning my voyage plan from Fairhaven, MA to Bucksport, ME for July/August...

Hi Denise!
Yes, we have 2 of those black water bags, had slung them from the lower part of our mast when we transittied from babylon, NY to Fairhaven, MA, and it worked quite well. :-)
07-25-2012 04:00 PM
deniseO30
Re: Beginning my voyage plan from Fairhaven, MA to Bucksport, ME for July/August...

Ralph I've had hot showers when on wilderness trips by canoe no reason you can't on your boat!

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07-25-2012 03:34 PM
truckmen
Re: Beginning my voyage plan from Fairhaven, MA to Bucksport, ME for July/August...

More of a clarification of our little voyage may be in order:

So here goes:

My fiancee and I are marrying on 18 August and will be making this our honeymoon sail with our 1972 Tylercraft twin keel with 3.5'-draft from Fairhaven, MA to Bucksport, Maine.

We intend to leisurely sail for ~10 days. Our departure is for around 21 August from Fairhaven, and we plan to pick up a mooring on, or before September 2nd in Bucksport. Among my voyage plan so far are stops at Wellfleet, Provincetown, New Inlet, MA, Somewhere north of Marblehead, Isle of Shoals, York, Portland, ME., locations in Musongus and Penobscot Bays and finally to our mooring.

For the fun, challenge and thriftiness of it, we would like to anchor whenever reasonable possible or stay away from the more pricey moorings and slips until we will absolutely need showers to become "civilized" again.

I am watching the tide/current charts and have tried to plan around them. I also noticed that as we approach the last days of August and first days of September, we will be treated to full-moon-lit nights if the skies cooperate. Hopefully, we may bump into some of your folks who may also take part in the summer's sailing in these areas. We haven't joined a yacht club just yet but should be flying a burgee by the time we depart Fairhaven.
07-16-2012 09:14 AM
Minnewaska
Re: Beginning my voyage plan from Fairhaven, MA to Bucksport, ME for July/August...

Not sure this is exactly what you are looking for, but I received much great advice here:

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/genera...485-maine.html

Isle of Shoals was a nice stop along your route, but no hot shower. Not exactly clear what you are looking for? Free anchorages or marinas with hot showers?

I think the above thread first turned me on to www.activecaptain.com You should definitely poke around the interactive cruising guide, if you haven't already. An Ipad with the database downloaded into the Charts and Tides app, was invaluable for us on that trip.

Have fun.
07-16-2012 08:37 AM
Southcoasting
Re: Beginning my voyage plan from Fairhaven, MA to Bucksport, ME for July/August...

Don't have much experience sailing too far out of Fairhaven but a couple hours sail away you have some great spots...

Red Brook Harbor, about 2-3 hours sail up Buzzards Bay offers great holding ground, a great scene with great amenities ashore...Moorings are $50 a night there but not really needed since anchoring near Bassetts Island offer great protection and muddy bottom. Would be a good stop along the way North from Fairhaven though too...

Onset will be a nice stay as well to wait out current if going through Cape Cod Canal to get out to Cape Cod Bay. Anything North of Buzzards Bay, I don't know...
05-20-2012 10:30 PM
truckmen
Beginning my voyage plan from Fairhaven, MA to Bucksport, ME for July/August...

Hello all,

I am getting ready to sail up the Maine coast.

I have this trusty little charting program called Coastal Explorer 2011 by the company Rose Point as a basis for my voyage plan to sail my old Tylercraft T-26 from Fairhaven, MA (where my fiancee and I ended up 2 years ago starting out in Babylon, NY) and we would like to coastwise all the way up to a mooring in Bucksport, ME where we live.

I have a few bucks set aside and we intend to get the sailboat all fixed up for the voyage but we are also trying to see if we can do this on the cheap and try to avoid the more expensive marinas while we run up (or "down east") the coast. if the weather is on our side, we'd camp every other night or some such but after that first half of the journey a few years ago, realize how much we love a hot shower after a day out on the water.
So, any pointers out there?
Anyone have a lead on a nice small little stopover point somewhere along the route?

I haven't gotten too deep into the planning just yet but I believe I'll have a more detaile dpicture after a few minutes of planning each day over the next several weeks.

Thanks for anything you may offer.

Ralph and Alina sailing the 26-foot Tylercraft, S/V Alina Marie

 
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