Ship Watch Inn
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... Marty mentioned this to him and the captain thought all would be fine because we "all swing the same way". This is not true- we do not swing the same way as trawlers, and because our swing keel is up we did not even swing the same as our similar neighbouring sailboats. When his stern swung to less than 20 feet from us and we started to swing towards him, Marty mentioned that we actually don't swing the same and he said "well I'm sorry I have a trawler".... one of those ...
... the barge was just exiting at Reeds Point heading to Delaware city when we approached.
That was the one and only barge we saw that day!
The Canal itself was beautiful and peacefully quiet. An occasional jet ski cruised by but otherwise we had the canal to ourselves and arrived Chesapeake City for our overnight anchorage.
... to the bottom floor. The different sections were not connected so we would have to go back up to the living space to go down to the other section of the "basement". When you went into one of the basements there were 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms that slept 6 people in just that section of the lowest floor. There was 1 room with 2 twin beds set up on the far two sides of ...
... reached it, and it was just after dusk that we finally passed it. In general, navigating through the channel after dark wasn't too bad - there were bright range lights on shore, one taller than the other, and you knew that when they lined up, it was time to turn. We lucked out with not having too much traffic, just a little bit of rain, and only a brief period of gusty winds as we came to our turn into the C&D Canal.
The C&D Canal was lit up like a landing ...
... with a stiffening breeze gusting to 20 knots. We reached 9.5 knots before we decided to take a reef in the main and settled back in to 7 to 8 knots again.
Skye was getting confident by now and wanted to jump off to chase the flags on the crab pots, so ...