Bad Influence Boating With TR! TR's Boat
Friday, May 26, 2017 

Why I'm Not Boating Today

In what's becoming an annual tradition, here I've posted some pictures of how the area has been affected by the cold weather. I took most of these shots on January 28th, but a few of them I took on the 29th.

Snow 01-28-04 005_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 12901 bytes)
I feel that I have to start out with a picture of the bridge. On this day the canal wasn't frozen, but you can see a lot of ice flowing by.
Snow 01-28-04 008_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 9565 bytes)
Here you can see ice floating past Schaefer's.
Snow 01-28-04 007_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 11220 bytes)
Here's a view down the canal towards Delaware.
Snow 01-28-04 009_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 11855 bytes)
This is the entrance to Engineer's Cove. It's completely iced up.
Snow 01-28-04 010_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 14609 bytes)
Here's a large chunk of ice floating by.
Snow 01-28-04 012_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 11152 bytes)
My beloved Tiki Bar has been shrink wrapped for protection. It'll be a happy day for me when it's unwrapped.
Snow 01-28-04 014_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 12018 bytes)
Here's a shot of the city dock.
Snow 01-28-04 013_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 10060 bytes)
This is a view toward the canal from the deck of the Chesapeake Inn.
Snow 01-28-04 015_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 9857 bytes)
Here's B Dock.
Snow 01-28-04 020_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 9657 bytes)
Here's D Dock.
Snow 01-28-04 018_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 9006 bytes)
Last year I was ready to take bets that this sailboat would sink over the winter. I would have lost. Anyone want to bet again this year?
Snow 01-28-04 023_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 7896 bytes)
Braving the elements for my faithful viewers, I decided to take the long snowy walk to the end of the docks at Harbour North.
Snow 01-28-04 024_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 8014 bytes)
Here you can see that the entire marina was frozen.
Snow 01-28-04 031_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 9643 bytes)
The ice has already done significant damage, pulling pilings right out of the ground.
Snow 01-28-04 033_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 6102 bytes)
Had I been feeling very brave (or stupid), I probably could have walked out to the island.
Snow 01-28-04 053_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 7908 bytes)
Here's the old bulkhead, barely visible.
Snow 01-28-04 078_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 5896 bytes)
Here you can see a Coast Guard cutter keeping the shipping channel free from ice.
Snow 01-29-04 007_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 11100 bytes)
This is a Bohemia River Bridge.
Snow 01-29-04 006_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 7559 bytes)
This is a shot looking down the Bohemia River.
Snow 01-29-04 003_Small.jpg (320x240 -- 6805 bytes)
This is looking from the bridge toward Bohemia Bay Yacht Harbor.


All content on this page Copyright © TR Colasanto 2001-2011
Send comments, questions, or suggestions to tr@BoatingWithTR.com.
This page was last modified on 12/7/2004 3:26:23 AM.