Although the weather guessers are calling for thunderstorms and/or rain all day today, we thought it looked clear enough to make our run from New Jersey through New York into Long Island Sound. Timing is critical because of the very strong currents, especially through the East River and the area called Hell Gate. We did our calculations to time the tide and current and determined that an early start was in order. Going up the East River we hit 11.4 knots, our usual speed is 6 knots. It was very busy in the harbor (harbour for our Canadian friends). I cant imagine the traffic on a Saturday. Since the day was gloomy I decided to take pictures of some of the traffic we encountered.