By: Jody Argo Schroath
Illustration by: Richard C. Goertemiller
A slalom-course entrance to a creek not too far from home, a scenic cruise, a nice anchorage and a crabcake add up to a great inaugural powerboat cruise.
"Bodkin Creek? What a good idea," I said. "And since you two are the experts, why don't you come with me?" I was speaking to my friends Janet and Bob, the very people who had suggested that I head for Bodkin, at the mouth of the Patapsco River, on my upcoming maiden powerboat cruise. "Oh, we'd love to," Janet replied, pouring herself a little more chardonnay as we sat on their balcony overlooking Back Creek in Annapolis, "but Bob's arthritis has been giving him trouble and . . ." her voice trailed off, leaving implied but unspoken other reasons possibly too dire to mention. I turned the subject to Bodkin's best anchoring spots.
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