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post #854 of Old 07-17-2017
PalmettoSailor
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Re: 2017 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

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Originally Posted by T37Chef View Post
Passing the Potomac, intended to go through the night but ultimately decided to duck into Solomon's Island for a break. Figures NOAA said 5-10 S... 20+ deadon was pounding... just not fun.
Yeah, my wife and I had the opposite experience on a delivery home from the Gov Cup one year. It once we turned north it was brutal. We had to tack to lessen the pounding even though we were motoring. A quick calculation of our VMG made the decisions to duck into Solomon's an easy decision.

Have a safe trip.

On the subject of Gov Cup I'm one or two short of crew if anyone is interested.

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