[Public-List] Public-List Digest, Vol 1851, Issue 1

mahseer at kos.net mahseer at kos.net
Sun Jul 11 17:38:01 PDT 2010

Fixed bridge is 55ft clearance,  rail bridge only 1/2 of canal open
current strong at that point.  If you have the nerve travel outside the
deep channel where the current is less if you have to go against it.

John Boor

> Traveling through Cape May, you are familiar with the "back door" canal
> out of the harbor to the Delaware River? Don't recall the clearance, but
> I think the Alberg can use it. As a warning, there are strong currents
> and overfalls going around Cape May, outside. Don't cut it close, even
> where the depths look o.k.
> The Delaware River is a pain. Shallow except in the ship channel, which
> can be busy.
> In my experience, the wind is always against you!
> In many trips, I once carried the tide most of the way from Cape May to
> the canal. Hard to do, but worth if if you can.
> - Gordon White
> Brigadoon II
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