Introduction

house on normans woe
Geoff Rand
House looking over Norman's Woe.

The dramatic shorelines near Magnolia are only a short diversion from the routes along Cape Ann. Several coves in the vicinity offer water shallow enough to anchor, with protection adequate for a midday stop in most summer weather.

If the crew is looking a little green contemplating lunch underway in the leftover swell rolling along the North Shore, Kettle Island can make a surprisingly effective and welcome wavebreak.

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