We left Maine at the end of August after picking up our daughter from the Portland, ME airport. (pro tip: there is not a convenient anchorage in Portland for an airport pick-up… especially if your visitor is arriving on a late night flight… we stayed at Spring Point Marina for one night which was lovely. They gave us a free dry bag when we checked in.) We left the morning after we picked her up and headed to Biddeford Pool for a quick stopover for a lobster dinner. Our goal was to get to Boston. Boston and Salem (and a day in NYC) There is no anchoring in Boston Harbor so we took a mooring ball at Boston Waterboat Marina which is right next to the Aquarium. It would have been difficult to get any closer to downtown Boston. This mooring field is tightly packed and rather notorious for being…