First Nordhavn

On the Nth Carolina / Virginia border we came up astern of the first ever Nordhavn power boat –  a 46 ft boat with the number 46-01.  Built in 1989.  We, for example, are 64-17.

The old lady kindly pulled over in a big bend and let her younger sibling through. We were hoping to visit but have not yet seen her to the north.

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Manteo to Portsmouth

After departing Manteo we rejoined the ICW and crossed from North Carolina into Virginia. The ICW on this leg was a mixture of canals and barrier islands, shallow at times but no more groundings.

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This must be the lowest bridge in the system, 6 foot clearance, even the fizz boats had to wait for an opening.

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And our first lock.IMG_0452