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Old 09-27-2008, 12:05 PM
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Heading through my neck of the woods right now. It's another nasty day out today.
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Well it was an interesting day.

Left Highlands NJ around 7 AM went back up around Sandy Hook and hit 8-10 footers, they were well spread apart so we put it in putput mode... 1400 rpm and 11 knots and rocked and rolled.

GPS said we would make AC in about 6 1/2 hours at 11 Knots and then when we passed Banegat Light the heading went a little more toward the west so we had the seas to our back, we were able to get to our normal 21 knots crusing speed so we made AC around 1 PM. The last 5 miles were in freaking pea soup fog and we had to come in the inlet on idle on radar and GPS with all six eys of the crew watching for anything!

Fun ride but exhausting.

We'll see what goes tomorrow.




We'll spend the night here and see what goes tomorrow.
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Well GL, did you make it out this morning???? Looks like heavy fog and a good size SE swell!
Thanks for the call but we were patient and careful so we made a little headway.
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When you get to the bay and if you decide to hit up solomons island let me know.
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Well off again should make it to Maryland today.

We're Offshore of NJ and seas are mearly 5' with long swells.Very sweet going for now.

The Spot thing is turned on Thanks for all the posts
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All done... Here is some vids from the nice if you look close I was drying my towel from the pre dawn shower...
http://www.limestonedev.com/Azimut/ACtoDelawareBay.AVI

[YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FazsoIET0zs[/YOUTUBE]

And some of the rough slow running...
http://www.limestonedev.com/Azimut/OffNJRough.AVI

[YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FS-MIp5Imi0[/YOUTUBE]

Got a couple pics also from the last strech...
-Leaving AC
-Sun going up on the Ocean
-C5A Circling me in Delaware Bay
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Old 10-01-2008, 11:31 AM
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-Nuke Plant in South Jersey on Delaware Bay

BTW that Bay is weird as hell to boat on rough... shallow and brown. I hope it's nicer on other days but I would not go out of my way to get on that thing again....

-C&D Channel

-Track of the last day
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After a week on the boat I was ready for a shave!

Thanks for all the posts and take care.
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You're in my neck of the woods, now, boy. Looks like you're in the Bohemia River? Make sure that you swing up the Sassafras river and stop at Georgetown. Skipjack Cove is a great marina, but don't buy your fuel there...

Yep - Delaware Bay is usually pretty much a big washing machine. The C5A was out of Dover AFB. Lots of them there. You might see something even scarier as you pass south of Aberdeen (Proving Grounds).....
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