This year VIMS has extended an exclusive invitation for FBYC cruisers to come and tour their laboratory and waterfront facilities. Details of this special guided tour will be made available at the website and in the LOG. Cruisers will convoy to the York where anchorage in Sarah Creek or slips at York River Yacht Haven will be reserved. VIMS will supply transportation from the marina and watertaxi service for anchored boats. Please register at the website. Chaired by Kate and Tony Sakowski, firstname.lastname@example.org. H-804-285-3347. V-804-776-0074.
Plan to join
the FBYC Cruisers when we embark on a trip down to VIMS (Virginia Institute of
Marine Science) on early Saturday.
We will stay at the Yorktown
River Yacht Haven Marina on Sarah
At 2 PM, VIMS will provide a van that will meet us at the YRYH Marina, and transport us to the main campus.
There will be a
brief tour of the facilities, followed by two lectures on the
At 5:30 PM, we will gather on the dock for cocktails (each boat to bring a light hors doeuvre); wine and beer will be provided.
6:30 PM will find us being seated at the Rivers Inn Restaurant (804 642 9942), which will be adjacent to our boat slips. Please notify me as to how many of your crew will be eating with us.
On Sunday, we will leave the docks around 8 AM, and sail over to the Yorktown Riverwalk Landing, www.yorkcounty.gov/riverwalk. They have installed floating docks that we can use for up to 4 hrs. without a charge. We plan to have breakfast at 9 AM at the Duke of York Hotel (757 898 5270), look around the town, and then return to Deltaville at your leisure.
Deadline for reservations will be July 5; please email me at email@example.com, or call me in