We had a great first day out on the water, despite the lack of wind to fill Apollonia's sails. Today was the summer solstice, so Solaris had plenty of fuel!
Here was our morning muster, albeit sideways! We're still learning how best to share the Hudson River with you.
We had some cool moments on the river. Because there wasn't enough wind, Solaris towed Apollonia part of the way into port.
A fan took some great photos off of Malden:
We passed under the Rip Van Winkle Bridge just as the Juneteenth celebration and march was happening!
We ended the day safely in port at Catskill. Here's the evening summary in video format:
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This Captains' Log is kept by the captains and crew of Solaris and Apollonia and staff of the Hudson River Maritime Museum.