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Lifted anchor 11:45 AM strong N.W. blowing which showed its full effect after we had passed the light house and then blew a gale and our course was just in the teeth of it. [[strikethrough]] Boat behaved [[/strikethrough]] Yacht made only about 2/3 usual speed otherwise behaved well. After our experience in the Ocean 2 weeks ago this is rather mild. 
Finally reached Annapolis about sunset, wind still howling but its effect has entirely disappeared in this well sheltered harbor.
Three or four yachts at anchor, amongst them the Helianthus a 50 feet cruiser of Mr. N.G. Herreshof. the old yacht designer
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(71 years) being alone with an assistant sailor. Started kerosene stove in my cabin to warm up things and to dry my wet belongings which had been soaked during this afternoon's run.
[[black underline]] Oct 21. [[/black underline]] Strong Western still blowing. Went to market to buy chicken and vegetables to make a boiled chicken vegetable dinner.
Left at 1 P.M. in the same gale. Then set jib and mizzen and stopped engine and went for shelter beyond Love Point.
Oct 22. Wind has moderated and turned SW. At 6:00 AM. temp outside is 50°. Water is [[strikethrough]] 6 [[/strikethrough]] 56° F.
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