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Day 3 of our trip home and lots of locks

Leaving Waterford via the Erie canal you go through the highest amount of lift in the shortest distance any where in the world.  The Waterford flight of docks raises the boat over 150 via 5 locks.  The crew has to keep the boat next to the wall but not crashing into the wall. They reported […]

Day 2 of our trip home and our first lock

We had a mostly uneventful night anchored in Newburgh Cove except  when the anchor alarm went off due to the tide pushing the boat the other direction from the anchor from where we started.   The river current was flowing south but due to the tide was flowing north. The beautiful sunrise made up for that […]

Day one of our trip home and Happy Birthday to Steve

Stony Point Light House  Bob Helping Vicki pilot  West Point West Point  Esopous Meadows Light Sunset  Birthday Cake   We went North past West Point, past the Bear Mountain Bridge, Newburg Bridge, and Poughkeepsie Bride. We anchored for the night in Vanderburgh Cove by Esopous Meadows Lighthouse, where we watched a beautiful sunset over the Catskill Mountains. What […]

Travel Plan

We plan to leave from Stony Point New York, Patsy’s Bay Marina on Saturday.   We will then be traveling north on the Hudson River. Once we get to Albany we will connecting with the Erie Canal and following it to Buffalo.