Manhattan Mayhem

Manhattan Mayhem

Tightwads in the Big Apple It’s been a busy old time for the crew of Lady Jane in New York. After a terrifying dinghy ride from Liberty Park anchorage into the chaos of the Hudson to get to Liberty Landing Marina (the nearest dinghy dock), it became clear that the...
New York, New York

New York, New York

New York Manhattan is a special place for us. I proposed to Maria at the top of the Empire State Building, overlooking the Chrysler Buiding. And we married at Fort Tryon Park on the upper west side. So, we have some familiarity with the city. But arriving here by boat...
New York Bound

New York Bound

St Mary’s to Solomons After consulting with a few of our OCC members on the best way to get from St Mary’s to New York, we decided to go north up the Chesapeake to pass through the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. There’s probably not much difference...
Potomac Panic

Potomac Panic

Potomac – It’s Bigger Than You Think A cursory look at the chart gives the misleading impression that the Potomac River is only a quick sail up the Chesapeake. A distance of maybe 12 miles or so. But a more thorough study reveals the painful truth: that...
Welcome to the USA

Welcome to the USA

Bermuda to The Chesapeake Chris Parker was right: it was a safe time to leave Bermuda for the Chesapeake; there was no wind for more than 600 miles. So, in preparation, we filled up with diesel at the local Rubis station. And with a full main tank and another 100...