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... for poor visibility we were ducking in and out of the channel to avoid Navy traffic.
During the trip down anything that wasn't fastened down below ended up on the floor in the salon. Left Annapolis at 2 Monday and arrived at Top Rack Marina at about 2 this afternoon. Rewarded ourselves with a great dinner out at the Amber Lantern Restaurant. Early to bed. Up at 5:30 tomorrow to get underway at first light.
... amp; nothing attractive at all!! They are putting up lights for the winter - but I'm afraid it got a two thumbs down from us!
The park is called First Landing because 104 Englishmen landed here in April 1607 but life was hard & by September half of them had died. There's lots of history along this coast - there are military & mariners museums detailing the shipping history but we decided to keep on ...
... very sweet people.Then got geared up to grab lunch (delicious mexican food) and pick up Joel to head to the beach! When we got to Joel's, we got to meet his mother, she was such a sweetheart, and funny. She showed me an old picture of Joel from highschool when he had a goofy jew-fro it was hilarious. Once we loaded up the car with balls, games, and drinks we ventured to the beach. It was so nice, the water was warm but a little rapid. I might have lost my top due to ...
... but soon after dropping anchor we got a phone call from local friend John (S/V Alize), who keeps his boat in the marina. He was on the marina dock and advised us that a US Customs and Border Patrol officer was also waiting for us. We had called into CBP as required upon entering the Chesapeake, but were not informed they wanted to see us or board Pas de Deux upon landfall. No matter. Since ...
... It was pitch black, with no boundary between the black sea and sky, but we had only about 2 nm to go to the bay entrance waypoint. We were in water depths less than 100 feet. On the chartplotter, our position was shown correctly, moving slowly right on top of the wide, reddish dotted line that represented our route and intended path. But in the blackness ahead of us there was a small, low white light whose distance wasn't obvious. We were ...