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On the Delaware river today/night approaching from the south. the Burlington Bristol Bridge

Uh uh uh! going.. going under! (it's actually 60ft + My boat is only 45)

Looking back from the North side

Moon rising

back at club.
 

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Nice to see you on the water!!
 

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Thanks Donna! It's nice! All the work on the batteries, engine and more is doing very very well!
Here's some Vids. hard to hold cam and drive LOL

Lean to the left! Cam doesn't allow for sideway recording.
 

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nice

Good to see your hard work has paid off. Time to relax and sail and plan your trip
 

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Marc.. it's not the greatest by far from not the place. there are over 20, 30ft + boats in my Yacht club alone. And there are Hundreds in places like Winters Riverside, and Neshaminy Harbor I belong to net work of 29 YCs all the way to the head of the Chesapeake
 

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Sorry. I didn't mean it as an insult. It's just that a boat like yours is capable of so much more.
I keep my boat at Neshaminy Marina for the winters, but then head off to places more suitable for sailing and cruising. Because of medical issues, my boats been on land 20 months. It was launched last Thurs. and I hope to be in the Ches. next weekend
Again, sorry for any misunderstanding, and have a great summer.
Marc
 

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thanks. but I UNTIL I CAN keep my boat year round on the chessy for less than $1000 a year total (dues & insur) I'm staying at my YC. I should sell her, but I doubt I could give her away at this point in time.

I bought her in Deale MD and I've been on the Bay with her about 5 times over the last 9 years.
 

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Looks great. So, where are you headed now. The Delaware is no place for a boat like yours.
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Sorry. I didn't mean it as an insult. It's just that a boat like yours is capable of so much more.
I keep my boat at Neshaminy Marina for the winters, but then head off to places more suitable for sailing and cruising...
Sounds like you know the Delaware (and its limitations) pretty well. There are a few of us here who keep our boats on the Delaware during the season, and none of us are defensive about it. We just enjoy daysailing, and know that if we had to drive 1-2 hours each way, we'd do a lot less of it. I used to charter on the Bay, and as I've packed as much cruising capability as possible into my little 25-footer, I've tried to get down to the Bay a couple times a year for cruises with my wife. (We'll charter again if the whole family comes.)

That gives me the best of both worlds right now - daysailing near home for the times I'm too busy to cruise (for about $1000/season slip fees), and cruising the Bay for the 1-2 weeks a year that I can manage vacation from work.

Someday life will slow down enough to take the Bay as a home port, but for now the Delaware is a LOT better than nothing. And if you time your daysails to be going with the current both ways, it makes you feel like a real pro!
 
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