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Old 06-08-2016, 03:28 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by FF View Post
1. The big hassle with the Hudson is RR trains run down both sides!

2. Night and day.

3. The tidal portion is way south of Albany.

4. Tugs and barges will go by at speed so use the BIG anchor light.

1. True.
2. True.
3. Not true. Even Albany has ebb or flood current. Not much flood, depending upon season and fresh water runoff 'freshette' level.
4. Very true. Don't anchor In (or near) the channel.

From Coeymans: Hudson, Catskill, Saugerties are your stop off destinations for dockage. None are free. But, as with most things. You don't get something for nothing.
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