Sailing from Annapolis to NYC: getting ready

Weeks before we closed on Morning Light, we were hatching our plans to bring her from her former home in Annapolis up to our marina in New York Harbor. Timing hinged upon an important question: do we hire a captain to bring her up to us, do we hire a captain to join us on board, or do we go it alone? Having our bareboat charter certifications, a fair amount of small boat (J-24) experience on the Hudson River, and solo charter experiences in the Virgin Islands (40’ Island Packet) and Great South Bay (35’ Hunter), we knew we could go it alone...

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