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New York

We have taken our boat through New York City several times. We have entered the harbor past the Statue of Liberty and tied up at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan or across the river in New Jersey. We have cruised up the East River through Hell’s Gate into the Long Island Sound and travelled the reverse route south at dawn along Manhattan’s East side. The sight is always glorious and a far cry from the quiet anchorages and marinas we normally visit.

Last week we were in New York without a boat, but on the 4th of July we walked along the park on the Hudson River near 66th Street and watched the sailboats bobbing on moorings just off the shore. It brought thoughts of many adventures and I was a little envious of the intrepid explorers visiting the city by boat. So I was amazed to see this piece in the Sunday New York Times yesterday. It expressed my feelings exactly:

Click here to read “Sail on Sailor”.

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