Regroup and recharge at "The Big Bubble"
21 July 2014 | Kingston NY
Yesterday we bid farewell to Ed who helped us transit the locks both emotionally and physically down the Champlain canal and the Federal lock at Troy.
We spent last night at a private dock and the owner charged us a fair rate given there were no real facilities other than the dock. It worked well for us - very nice dock and a bit away from the hub-bub so made for a restful evening. The owner Robert is in the property restoration business and is currently restoring/saving WWII PT boats. Tim another entrepreneur is restoring tugs and previously ran tugs so he was a super soure of local knowledge both here and in NYC. Tim also produced a video of what it is like to run a tug out of Roundout Creek for the Hudson River Maritime Museum which is where we will stay the next 2 nites.
We are doing laundry and "re-discovering" what we have and have not stowed onboard.
We will head for Nyack Wednesday
The museum here is a real treat and the cruiser facilities very nice and all staff very accomocating.