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Search: Posts Made By: NickPapagiorgio
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 08-05-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,679
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Re: Kent Narrows

Well I'm happy to report that we made it through the Narrows without incident. Our draft was 4' 8". The depth gauge went down to 4.2' at the lowest point (that I noticed). I think the depth gauge...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-24-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,679
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Re: Kent Narrows

I heard back from the women from that blog I posted earlier... she said her drafit is 5' 5" and she didn't hit the bottom at all... stayed in the middle of the newly marked channel and hit it at high...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-24-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,679
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Re: Kent Narrows

For anyone interested... here's a link to a sailing blog for guy that just did the Kent Narrows in early July 2013:

?Narrow? Kent Narrows, Scary Bridge and Stormy Night at Rock Hall Wall |...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-21-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,679
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Re: Kent Narrows

Any update? Anyone been through lately? My charter's coming up in about two weeks. Thanks,

Kevin
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-20-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,679
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Re: Kent Narrows

Thanks for the response. I think I'll just plan to go via the Kent Narrows and adjust if necessary when we depart. High tide is supposed to be at 2:30 p.m., so if we hit the 1:00 p.m. bridge...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-20-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,679
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Re: Kent Narrows

Any updates? I have a charter planned for the weekend of August 3, 2013 and I was planning on heading down the Kent Narrows from Rock Hall to St. Michael's. The boat i was originally going to take...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-20-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 4,884
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Re: No A/C when motoring?

Thanks for all the replies... I didn't think about the power output or cooling size requirements of the boat v. a car, but I guess that answers my question. I know a generator can be used but I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-12-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 4,884
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
No A/C when motoring?

Hi everyone,

I don't own a boat (yet), but we've done a fair amount of chartering on the Nothern Chesapeake Bay. Our last trip was July 6-8 during the extreme heat. The high temperature was...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-09-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Re: Fairlee Creek entrance with 6' 3" draft?

Thanks for all the responses. We ended up switching boats to a Catalina 350 with a 4' 6" draft and it's a good thing we did. On the way into Fairlee Creek, we registered less than 4' 6" in several...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-03-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Re: Fairlee Creek entrance with 6' 3" draft?

Thanks guys... I called the dock master at Great Oak Landing and he gave me the same info... go at high tide. The problem is high tide is noonish and we probably won't be out of our slip in Harve...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-02-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Fairlee Creek entrance with 6' 3" draft?

Hi everyone,

We're chartering out of Harve de Grace, MD, next weekend and we were planning on either anchoring or getting a slip in Fairlee Creek the first night. I know some people don't like...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-14-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Smile First 3-day sailing trip with 1-year old... success!!!

Hey everyone...

This past weekend, my wife and I took our 1-year old on a 3-day cruise on the Northern Chesapeake. We also took another couple and their 3-year old, and a friend of mine. We...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 06-27-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
First charter with one-year-old... tips and suggestions?

Hello everyone. My wife and I are going out on our first charter (2007 Catalina 350) on the Chesapeake Bay in early July. We are bringing our one-year-old, and another couple and their...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-18-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,719
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Thanks for all the responses... my wife and I are...

Thanks for all the responses... my wife and I are trying to find some time to hit up a swimming pool to get him used to his new diggs... our sailing trip this year is slowly creeping up and I can't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,719
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Aw man... too bad he's not that into it now... ...

Aw man... too bad he's not that into it now... I'm keeping my fingers crossed that my guy will love it just like his dad. :D Maybe your son will grow into it... I don't know how old he is, but I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,719
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Thanks for the replies everyone... here's a...

Thanks for the replies everyone... here's a picture of my little guy in his new PFD... He looks like he likes it in the picture, but believe me, he was screaming in between pictures... as soon as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-03-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,719
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Oops.

Oops.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,719
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
LOL, he wasnt grinding any witches but I did try...

LOL, he wasnt grinding any witches but I did try to give him the helm at one point. Maybe next time.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,719
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
He was actually sitting on my wife's lap... we...

He was actually sitting on my wife's lap... we were hoping he'd fall asleep but never did until the last 5-10 minutes of the trip.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,719
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Maiden Voyage with 10-Month-Old Son... a Sucess!

Hello everyone,

Proud to announce that my son's first sailing experience was a success... We only went out for about an hour but he was fine the whole time.

We headed down to Harve De...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-29-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,074
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
First sail with new baby (1-year-old)...

Hey everyone,

My wife and I had our first son in June of this year. He's about three months old presently. We plan on chartering a boat on the Chesapeake Bay probably in July or August of next...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-26-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
I've charted in the Chesapeake a few times but...

I've charted in the Chesapeake a few times but usually out of either Harve de Grace or Rockhall. Both are north of Annapolis. When we left out of Rock Hall, we went South to St. Michaels and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-07-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 2,759
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
It's because no matter how big the area you are...

It's because no matter how big the area you are in, the other guy always wants to be right on top of you.

Reminds me of a time we had a near-miss while achored in Fairly Creek. It was a Friday...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 2,753
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
Mine was taken by me cruising up the Northern...

Mine was taken by me cruising up the Northern Chesapeake Bay on a Hunter 410 about two years ago. I think we were hitting almost 8 knots. Great sailing day even though it started raining lightly.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-28-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,400
Posted By NickPapagiorgio
I note that the original post is from 2000, but...

I note that the original post is from 2000, but in case others stumble upon this tread, I figured I'd respond...

I never owned one but I did charter a 2007 Hunter 410 in the Northern Chesapeake...
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