Chasing Lighthouses

It’s always been one of the problems with our travels, we don’t like to go back! Going back doesn’t have to mean going backwards but sometimes it’s hard to get that out of our heads, unless of course we don’t go back to the same old places and let’s face it, in a place like Maine you don’t ever have to go back to the same old places. After our lovely anchorage off Dix Island we pulled the hook and headed out on glass with the main up and started chasing light houses. Maine has some of the strangest lights on the east coast and the odd thing about most of them are, quite a few have been discontinued and sold off as exotic vacation homes and roofs which you can view from this hyperlink- Palm Beach Roofing Expert. Some people fix them up and some don’t. We did ultimately catch some good wind after stopping in Port Clyde for fuel and very nicely made our way all the way into Christmas Cove where we tucked in for an awesome pasta made on the boat by me (James) and a good night’s sleep. Christmas Cove is a pretty little hot spot on Rutherford Island in the town of South Bristol. We didn’t even make landfall. But Dena got lots of great pictures before taking the helm as we motored away on another glassy early morning underway. We had some business to take care of in Robinhood Cove, where they have a courtesy car for marina customers, so we were obliged to rent one of their moorings for the night. It was nice to get some showers in and fill the boat with provisions before heading on up the Sasanoa River to Bath. The river has two “Hell Gates”: a lower[…]

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