|Couldn't see the top of the new World Trade Center
|5 Different patrol boats (NYFD, USCG & Homeland Security) keeping boats out of this river
River was closed due to some dignitary somewhere; we kept going!
|183 AIS Targets ... see all the RED boat shaped graphics?
That is not all the boats on our route, just the biggest ones
That's a lot of boats.
|One of the many high speed ferries for commuters
|Skyline further north; out of the city center
|Saw Mystic Whaler from Mystic, CT
Our 31st Wedding Anniversary ... staying put at Half Moon Bay Marina to celebrate
FINALLY, a nice day AND warmer temps. There is a nice "Riverwalk" path with a park at each end. Cally and I walked alot!! the exercise was great
|View to the marina with the Hudson cliffs in the background
Lab Partners is last on the right side of the dock (center of photo) with the blue canvas towering over the seawall
|View to land at Half Moon Bay Marina
|Hudson in the background
|The seawall that keeps most of the waves away from us in the marina
Finally, some sunshine; though still chilly
|Marina is next to a commuter train line ... sort of neat hearing the train whistles
|That's how shopping and laundry gets done when on a boat
|Though the bike folds ... she stores without folding on the flybridge
She has been stored folded under the vee berth until now
Day 42 ... June 1, 2017 ... Half Moon Bay Marina to Shadows Marina, Poughkeepsie, NY ... 43.4 miles traveled in 5 hours, 50 mins
|Looked like a hotel near West Point
|What looked like Officer quarters for West Point
|What a beautiful backdrop for West Point
|Leaving West Point with 1 center console boat (a fellow looper far right) and 4 PWC's
|Trains run on each side of the Hudson ,,, as far as we have gone, so far. The commuter trains, like this one, are on the east side and the cargo/freight trains are on the west side
|Neat spot, with stairs carved out of rock up to a bench carved out of rock
|Lab Partners on the far right ... with the beautiful hills surrounding us.
|The scenery just doesn't get old ...
|The bridge in front of us is lighted every night. It was stunning!!
Dockmaster says the city (Poughkeepsie) changes the lights with the seasons and holidays.
They even will coordinate with music when there are festivals.
|The next morning, the dockmaster, Keith, delivered the biggest, best breakfast sandwiches to the boat!!
Oh my, egg, bacon, sausage, cheese, sausage, bacon, egg. WOW.
Day 43 ... June 2, 2017 ... Shadows Marina to Catskill Marina, Catskill, NY ... 37.7 miles traveled in 5 hours
|We're not in the Chesapeake Bay anymore ...
|Esopus Meadows Lighthouse
|Kingston Point Lighthouse marking the channel entrance
|Saugerties Lighthouse has a little park island off it to sit and enjoy the vistas
|Lighthouse at Saugerties marking the entrance channel
|Windjammer cruise with kids aboard... neat way to see the Hudson
|Beautiful ... everywhere we look.
|Marker on land ... so deep water right up to the rock cliff
|SO MUCH nicer than the narrow route through NJ!!