Daily Archives: August 24, 2011

Wednesday, August 24th

At 6 AM, Cutter Loose is underway from its mooring at Orient Harbor.  Our destination for today is Port Jefferson, some 50 miles to the southwest of Orient Harbor.  We pass through the tidal rips at Plum Gut to enter Long Island Sound.   … Continue reading

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Tuesday, August 23rd

Irene is very much on our minds today.  The fundamental question for today is whether to stay in Newport or seek protection elsewhere.  Newport Harbor is exposed to the north…not an ideal place to be in a blow.  We decide … Continue reading

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