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Southbound

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South, south, south Keeping one eye on the weather reports and hurricane Dorian, we plan to be in Boston when the storm is projected to pass through New England. Nora plots the courses into the boat’s navigational system. We are ready to roll.

We make a brief, one night stop in Kittery, ME and head to Gloucester, MA. What a surprise. It is schooner weekend and we are greeted at the harbor entrance by 20+ vintage schooners in a race.


We anchor for a brief two-night stay before we continue on to Boston. Dinghy into town for shopping, sightseeing, and a peek at our favorite “dock rock”.


Boston Harbor The cruise from Gloucester to Boston takes us past several outer harbor islands and through interesting working waterways. Dredges are working on a side channel. The main channel into Boston Harbor takes us directly under the flight path for planes landing at Logan Airport!
Worknot and Bravo have mooring ball reservations at Boston’s Waterboat Marina in the heart of downtown Boston. It’s a busy sp…