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Cutwater

Getting Ready for the Final Leg

By George Sass Jr. | Posted September 2014

The Cutwater 28 Down East Loop trip continues. After a short hop from Constitution Marina in Boston, the boat is resting snugly at Newport’s Goat Island Marina. The 28 has moved almost every...

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The Down East Loop - Day 11

By Peter Swanson | Posted September 2014

BoothBay Harbor to Boston took us three half-day passages thanks to clear skies, calm seas and the Cutwater’s comfortable low cruising speed of 12 to 15 knots. Before leaving Boothbay, Joanne...

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The Down East Loop - Day 9

By Peter Swanson | Posted September 2014

Belfast had been a new experience for me, but Rockland was a different story. In my 30s and 40s, my gang and I had sailed here from Newburyport and used the port as a staging area to cruise Penobscot...

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The Down East Loop - Day 8

By Peter Swanson | Posted September 2014

I love Maine, but I live in Florida and spent the past 15 years cruising down island. Before that, thanks to my newspaper’s liberal vacation policy, I spent weeks every year heading down and...

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The Down East Loop - Day 2

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted August 2014

Just tied up at Schuyler Yacht Basin in Schuylerville, NY, about 80 nm from where we started at 8 this morning in Kingston. Fueled up here. Took on 40.1 gallons, which is terrific since we spent more...

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The Down East Loop - Day 1

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted August 2014

Well, after months and months of planning, we're finally underway on the first leg of our epic Down East Loop on a new Cutwater 28. Right now we're in Kingston NY, some 80 mm from where we started...

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Cruising the Down East Loop - The Boat

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted August 2014

For cruisers unable to commit the time for a Great Loop adventure, consider a Down East Loop. In the first installment of this series,learn how the trailerable Cutwater 28 makes a long voyage even...

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