Four days with nowhere to be but the water. Four days to sail past the mouth of the Potomac River, into the Chesapeake Bay and back. Preparations ashore included packing the fridge, making a second trip home for cold weather gear, filling up the diesel cans and leaving five hours late. (Doesn’t vacation start when … More Good Wind and a Taste of the Weather to Come
The Potomac River is only 2′-3′ deep in places so if the boat sinks, just stand up. We use nautical charts to decide where we can and cannot sail on the river: the brown is land, the blue and white are water, and the tiny numbers in the water show how deep the water is. The Potomac … More Can We Get Under That Bridge?