Sailing pocketship

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Sailing pocketship

Postby buckeye on Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:11 pm

For those who have been sailing your pocketship for a while...would you take through Hellgate into NY harbor?
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Re: Sailing pocketship

Postby riverron on Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:19 pm

I am not an experienced sailor, but looking at some sailboats more than twice the size on youtube, I would not recommend!!!!
Looks too dangerous to me for a 15' sailboat. Just my 2 cents.
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Re: Sailing pocketship

Postby doug@dougbraun.com on Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:35 pm

I was once walking along the riverfront on the Upper East Side, and the current in the river looked like it was going south at 5 MPH!
A kayaker was zipping right along. You would have to be well-aware of the tides you will encounter.
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