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These are all the Blogs posted in May, 2023.
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Monday, 8
Trip Statistics
2023 Trip North
We departed from Fishermen’s Village Marina, Punta Gorda, FL on April 1, 2023 and arrived to Stamford, CT on May 4, 2023.

Overall: 34 days
Moving: 27 days
Stopped: 7 days
1 day in Pelican Bay, FL to clean boat bottom/running gear.
1 day in Daytona, FL Easter with friends.
2 days in Hampton, VA for weather/visit friends.
3 days in Chesapeake City, MD for weather/visit friends.

Distance traveled: 1690 statute miles
Moving: 223.25 hours
62.6 statute miles per day
7.6 miles per hour
8.3 hours per day

Marinas, Docks, Anchorages:
11 nights PAID Marina/Dock
11 nights FREE dock
12 nights anchored
Posted at 8:28 AM by:Jay
Thursday, 4
FL to CT Day 34
New York, NY to Stamford, CT
We left Liberty State Park anchorage at 0630... the weather was horrible with storm all around us. Only good thing about today was the current pushed us all the way to Stamford... reaching over 12 knots in the East River and Hell Gate... Long Island Sound gave a welcome home ride with a short and steep 2-3 ft chop... welcome back... LOL!

We arrived to Stamford at approximately 1115... we were securely docked at Seaview House Marina at 1130... This was the last leg of our trip north we will be here for several months... our position N41°02.394', W073°31.318’. We traveled today for 5.0 hours covering 36.2 nautical miles averaging 7.2 knots.
Posted at 6:44 PM by:Jay
Wednesday, 3
FL to CT Day 33
Pebble Beach, NJ to New York, NY
We pulled anchor at 0615 and were back underway bound for New York City. Destination Liberty State Park Anchorage behind the Statue Of Liberty.

We will leave in the morning on the last leg of of our trip north... about 5 hours to get back to Stamford, CT... we should have a favorable current for Hell Gate and the East River in the morning.

We had a pleasant ride up the Jersey shoreline... 2 foot SSE swell and virtually no seas from the westerly winds... very nice indeed.

We arrived to Liberty State Park anchorage we had selected for the night at approximately 1545... we were securely anchored at 1600... our position for the night N40°41.745', W074°03.818’. We traveled today for 9.75 hours covering 62.0 nautical miles averaging 6.4 knots.
Posted at 5:04 PM by:Jay
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