Top of Deleware Bay > Canal tomorrow
Today was a “motor-sail” day for 13 hours against wind and current a lot of the time….not the pleasant experience of yesterday’s great sail. Anyway, by turning north to come up Delaware Bay we saved 120 miles in getting to Annapolis ….so we readily accepted the day of burning fuel.
Enjoyed the walk down the Atlantic City Boardwalk last evening after dinner on-board Sea Mist. We walked all the way from Showboat at one end to Tropicana at the other end of the Boardwalk/Casino strip…..and never spent a nickel so that was novel for me being around Casinos. Tropicana is definitely the hopping spot; most of the other Casinos seemed relatively empty. The taxi drivers said that everything is way down for business for a year now with the bad economy.
Nice quiet anchorage here tonight tucked
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Tomorrow our day will begin with a 15 mile transit of this canal; someone long ago was really thinking when they commissioned this ”dig”. It will be good to do it in daylight even though I understand it is very well marked for a no-hassel nighttime transit.