Lower Potomac Cruise


Fri, Sep 8 - 17, 2017



Event Managers

  • Event Chair: Gordon Cutler
  • Social Chair: Jane Cutler

Friday, September 8 - Sunday, September 17, 2017

September 8, 2017 (Friday)—Pre-cruise dinner, FBYC main clubhouse, 6:00 PM

September 9 (Saturday)—Anchor off Reedville Marina & Crazy Crab Restaurant in Reedville (23 nm).  A few suitable slips are available along restaurant dock (Manager, Charles Williams [or summer worker, Sarah Haynie], 804-453-6789 [or 804-453-3047], crazycrab@nnwifi.com, $1.50/ft, 30-amp/50-amp).  Dinner at 6:00 PM at Crazy Crab Restaurant.

September 10 (Sunday)—White Pt Marina, Yeocomico River (~33 nm), Manager Rob Redfearn, 804-472-2977, email: office@whitepointmarina.com.  Pool on premises.  Gas grills available—bring something to grill for dinner (nearest restaurant is 4 miles away).  Cocktails at 5:00 PM, Dinner at 6:00 PM.

September 11 (Monday):  Anchor in Breton Bay off Leonardtown town dock (~28 nm).  Dinghy to town area for cocktails at 5:00 PM, dinner at 6:00 PM—restaurant to be determined among the following 3 (all open on Monday nights): The Rex (22695 Washington Street), Olde Town Pub (22785 Washington St), or The Front Porch (22770 Washington Street). The Rex is 1/3 statute mile from town dock, the other two are within ½ mile.

September 12, 13 (Tuesday, Wednesday):  Colonial Beach Yacht Center (~22 nm).  Marina manager is Wes Catlett at 804-224-7230, email: mail@CBYCmarina.com.  Cocktails will be at 5:00—probably on basin dock—dinner at 6:00 PM at a local restaurant.  The marina is closed Tuesday, so first to arrive may have to dock themselves, but Manager will have arranged slips in advance and will have labeled each person’s slip before arrival.  FOR THEIR PLANNING, PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS WITH THE MARINA BY NEXT WEEK, AUG 11, 2017.

September 14 (Thursday):  Anchor in St Mary’s River off the college and St Mary’s City (34 nm), with cocktails at 5:00 PM and dinner at 6:00 PM in the Campus Center dining hall—DETAILS STILL TO BE ARRANGED, BUT WILL HAVE BEEN MADE through Mr. Rick Loehdd, in charge of waterfront activities, at 240-895-4291.  The short sail next day will allow some time to relax, read, explore more of St Mary’s City, sail, or explore the Smith Creek/Point Lookout area, as you wish.

September 15 (Friday):  We will dock at Pt Lookout Marina in Smith Creek (~11 nm).  The Marina manager is Tammy Johnson (or Madison Sorrest, who is working through August), 301-872-5000.  We will have cocktails at 5:00 PM, and dinner at 6:00 PM at the marina restaurant (301-872-5020), which is open for dinner Thursday through Sunday from 5:00 PM.  The slip fee is $1.50/foot plus $5 for 30-amp, or $10 for 50-amp, power hookup.

September 16 (Saturday):  Deltaville (~39 nm), or add a last stop at Horn Harbor, Indian Creek, or Little Bay, if desired.    


Gordon and Jane



H:  804-776-7630

C:  804-824-8819 (G)

C:  804-824-4169 (J)

Fishing Bay Yacht Club
Office Mail: Fishing Bay Yacht Club, 2711 Buford Road #309, Bon Air, 23235,
Clubhouse Address: 1525 Fishing Bay Road, Deltaville, VA 23043 (no mail delivery)

Phone Numbers: Club House 804-776-9636

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