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SMSA 2008 Cruise Plan

Date

Cruise1 (Leader) / Destinations

Locations

nm

Svc2

Pts3

 

Feb 9

 

2nd Saturday  Cruisers Raft

HH begins at 4-pm, Potluck dinner at 6:30pm

Please bring snacks for Happy Hour and a main dish, vegetable, salad, dessert for dinner.

SMSA

SMSA Clubhouse

4pm-8pm or so.

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 16

ICW Seminar

Presented by Frank & Rita Gerred and other SMSA members!

Topics include: Why go, when to go, what to bring, where to go, etc…

SMSA

SMSA Clubhouse

9am-1pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 17

Daytona 500 Party*

Doors open at 2pm, Green Flag at 3pm.

*This is the 50th annual Daytona 500

SMSA

SMSA Clubhouse

2pm till checkered flag

 

 

 

 

March 1

Weather Seminar w/ Pat Healy

Covers weather related to all forms of sailing

SMSA Members: $10, Non-members: $15

SMSA

SMSA Clubhouse

9am-1pm

 

 

 

 

 

March 8

2nd Saturday  Cruisers Raft

HH begins at 4pm, Potluck dinner at 6:30pm

Please bring snacks for Happy Hour and a main dish, vegetable, salad, dessert for dinner.

SMSA

SMSA Clubhouse

5pm-8pm

 

 

 

 

 

March 15

Delmarva Circumnavigation Seminar

Patty Kimmel & Rich Freeman Presenting

Cruise planned for end of May, topics including boat prep, safety, and planning.

SMSA

SMSA Clubhouse

9am-1pm

 

 

 

 

April 5

April 6

Opening Day Cruise* (Cruise Leader Needed)

St. Leonard's Ck, Rollins Cove

Return

*Leaves after Opening Day Ceremonies at SMSA Clubhouse

SMSA

38°24.40'N x 076°28.81'W

 16

8

8

 

N

3

 

April 12

 

2nd Saturday  Cruisers Raft

HH begins at 4pm, Potluck dinner at 6:30pm

Please bring snacks for Happy Hour and a main dish, vegetable, salad, dessert for dinner.

SMSA

SMSA Clubhouse

4pm-8pm

 

 

 

 

April 26

April 27

 

Cruise to Battle Creek (Chris & Kate Miller)

Battle Creek

Return

* Sequoia monitors VHF 9, 16, 72 or 443 624-3219

SMSA

38º 27.36' x 076º 35.91'

 

 24

12

12

 

N

3

 

May 10

May 11

2nd Saturday  Cruisers Raft (Brownhill)

Cuckold Ck.

Return

SMSA

30°21.20'N x 076°30.80'W

 

 10

5

5

 

 N

3

 

May 17

May 18

May 19

May 20

May 21

May 22

May 23

May 24

May 25

May 26

Southern Bay Cruise (Smith)

[Optional departure - meet in Reedville]

Reedville

Carter’s Creek

Lay Day @ Tides Inn or Urbana

Grogg Island (or vicinity)

Onancock

Lay day in Onancock

Crisfield

Lay Day  or Smith Island (or optional Return)

Return

SMSA

37º 50.26' x 076º 16.59'

37º 50.26' x 076º 16.59'

37º 39.38' x 076º 26.17'

37º 39.38' x 076º 26.17'

37º 40.19' x 076º 19.74'

37º 42.68' x 075º 45.46'

37º 42.68' x 075º 45.46'

37º 58.62' x 075º 51.56'

" 

38º 19.35' x 076º 26.43'

 185

42

42

30

-

20

28

-

24

-

41

 

N

N

A

A

N

A

A

A

 A

17

 

May 25

Women’s Day Cruise (Leader Needed)

TBD

SMSA

TBD

 

 

1

 

May 24

May 25

May 26

May 27

May 28

May 29

May 30

May 31

June 1

June 2

June 3

June 4

June 5

June 6

Delmarva Circumnavigation (Kimmel/Freeman)

Whitehall Bay (anchor out)

Still Pond (anchor out)

Chesapeake City (anchor out)

Cape May, NJ (Utsch’s Marina)

Lay Day (Cape May)

Depart for Little Creek 

Cruising Day in the Atlantic Ocean 

Little Creek, VA (Bay Point Marina)

Lay day in Little Creek 

Piankatank River, VA (anchor out)

Weather day

Dymer Creek, VA (anchor out)

Weather day

Arrive Solomons

Chesapeake Inn Restaurant & Marina, Chesapeake City, Maryland, 410-885-2040. Utsch’s Marina, Cape May, New Jersey, 609-884-2051. Bay Point Marina, Little Creek, Virginia, 757-362-8432

SMSA

N39º04.8’ W076º27.6’

N39º20.2’ W076º08.5’

N39º31.5’ W075º48.5’

N38º58.8’ W074º54.1’

"

n/a

n/a

N36º55.4’ W076º10.9’ 

"

N37º32.5’ W076º20.3’ 

n/a

N37º40.4’ W076º21.3’ 

n/a

 N38º19.28', W076º27.09'

 402

45

27

22

68

 

 

 

137

-

40

-

15

-

48

 

N

N

F,P,R,S

A

A

 

 

A

A

N

-

N

-

 

27

May 31

Luau Rendezvous at Zahniser’s

SMSA

 

 

 

 

 

June 7

June 8

June 9

June 10

June 11

June 12

June 13

June 14

June 15

Smith Island Crab Feast Cruise (Siesseger)

Smith Island w/ Crab Feast (Contact Fred S)

Where the wind blows

Where the wind blows

Where the wind blows

Where the wind blows

Where the wind blows

Where the wind blows (Saint Mary’s Concert)

Where the wind blows

Return

SMSA

 38º00.03'N, 75º02.00'W

 

 

~25

 

 

17

 

June 14

June 15

2nd Saturdays Cruisers Raft (Brownhill)

St. Leonard's Ck., Rollins Cove

Return

 

38º24.40'N x 076º28.80'W

16

8

8

 

N

3

 

June 21

June 22

Catalina-34, Fleet-12 Cruise  (Freeman)

Hudson Ck., Little Choptank R.

Return

(Catalina group, all boats welcome)

SMSA

38º32.40'N x 076º14.70'W

 

 52

26

26

 

N

3

 

July 3

July 4

July 5

July 6

Potomac River Fireworks Cruise (Brownhill)

Smith Creek

Horseshoe Bend River St Mary's Concert

Yeocomico River or Layday

Return

SMSA

38º07.40'N x 076º24.90'W

38º11.60'N x 076º26.20'W

38º00.60'N x 076º32.10'W

-

 93

 33

10

15

35

 

N

N

N

7

 

July 6

July 7

July 8

July 9

July 10

July 11

July 12

July 13

July 14

July 15

July 16

July 17

July 18

Philadelphia Cruise (Wilson) MMSI# 338010792

Rhode River (anchorage)

Rock Hall (marina*)

Sassafras River (anchorage)

Delaware City (marina*)

Philadelphia (marina*)

Lay day Philadelphia

Lay day Philadelphia

Delaware City (marina*)

Still Pond (anchorage)

Baltimore, Inner Harbor E. (marina*)

Mill Ck., Cantler's Restaurant (anchorage)

Tilghman Ck. (anchorage)

Solomons Harbor entrance

Delaware City Marina: 39º57.31'N x 075º59.02'W, (302) 834-4172. Rock Hall Landing Marina: 39º08.06'N x 076º14.60'W, (410) 639-2224. Baltimore Inner Harbor East: 39º16.90'N x 076º36.20'W, (410) 625-1700. Penn's Landing Marina: TBR (215) 928-8801

 

38º52.64'N, 076º31.47'W

39º07.99'N, 076º14.69'W

39º21.88'N, 075º58.75'W

39º34.59'N, 075º35.34'W

39º57.09'N, 075º08.20'W

39º34.59'N, 075º35.34'W

39º19.83'N, 076º08.56'W

39º16.79'N, 076º36.05'W

39º00.19'N, 076º27.44'W

38º51.71'N, 076º14.15'W

38º19.28'N, 076º27.09'W

354

42

23

29

33

35

0

0

35

35

28

27

23

44

 

N

A

N

A

A

A

A

A

N

A

R,W,F

N

A

25

 

July 12

July 13

2nd Saturday Cruisers Raft (Brownhill)

Lewis Ck.

Return

SMSA

38º18.50'N x 076º28.60'W

 4

2

2

 

N

3

July 20-22

Screwpile Regatta!

Come and Support SMSA racers and join the fun!

Volunteer to help support this great event- contact L.G. Raley.

SMSA

 

 

 

 

July 25

July 26

July 27

Oxford Cruise (Kimmel/Freeman)

Oxford

Lay-day

Return

SMSA

38º 41.85' x 076º 10.80'

38º 41.85' x 076º 10.80'

 

 

31

-

31

 

A

A

-

5

 

Aug 2

Women’s Day Cruise (Leader Needed)

TBD

SMSA

TBD

 

TBD

 

 TBD

1

 

Aug 9

SMSA Crab Feast & Geezer Squeezer

Please check the Clew for crab order deadline

SMSA

SMSA Clubhouse

 

 

 

 

Aug 16

Aug 17

Mixed Couples Cruise/Race Battle Ck. (Gerred)

Battle Ck. (Patuxent R.)

Return

SMSA

38º 27.36' x  076º 35.91' 

 

 

14

14

 

N

N

3

 

Aug 29

Aug 30

--------

Aug 31

Sept 1

Sept 2

Sept 3

Sept 4

Sept 5

Sept 6

Sept 7

Cruise to Annapolis- (Arbuthnot/Gerred)

TBD

Annapolis, mooring ball (See Note below)

Labor Day Cruise Extended (Gerred)

Corsica River (off Chester R.)

Chestertown (marina)

Lay Day in Chestertown

Granary Creek on Wye R East (anchor)

St. Michaels (marina or anchor)

Lay Day in St. Michaels

Hudson Creek off Little Choptank R (anchor)

Solomons

Annapolis: Happy Hour at Armadillo’s & a show at the Summer Garden Theatre - Return, or continue on the Extended cruise

SMSA

TBD

38º58.50'N x 076º29.00'W

-----------------------------------

39 05’ 00” N  76º 06’42” W

39º 12’ 17” N  76º 03’ 52” W

"

38º 53’ 09” N  76º 08’ 22” W

38º 47’ 18 N  76º 13’ 04” W

"

38º 32’ 24” N  76º 14' 50" W

38º 19.28' N, 076º 27.09' W

 

TBD

42

140

24

13

-

40

8

-

31

24

 

 

A

-----

N

A

A

N

A

A

N

A

5

 

 

15

 

 

Sept 13

Sept 14

Jimmy Buffet Margaretville Cruise (Holt/Flaherty)

TBD (on the Patuxent River)

Return

SMSA

TBD

 

 TBD

 

 TBD

3

 

Sept 27

Sept 28

Women’s Cruise (Kimmel)

St. Leonard Ck., Rollins Cove

Return

SMSA

 38º24.40'N x76º28.81'W

38º19.28'N, 076º27.09'W

16

8

8

 

 N

3

Oct 9-13

Annapolis Boat Show

SMSA Happy Hour gathering (TBR)

 

TBD

 

 

 

 

Oct 11

Oct 12

2nd Saturday Cruisers Raft (Brownhill)

Mill Ck, (Solomons)

Return

 

38º20.20'N x 076º30.70'W

2

1

1

  3

Oct 12

Clubhouse Cleanup Day

Time in Clew

 

 

 

Oct 18

SMSA Chili Party & Oyster Scald

Cruise after up Calvert Mill Creek (Holt)

Pet Friendly

SMSA

38º 20.23' N x  076º 26.03' W

 

 

n/a

3

 

Oct 25

Oct 26

Halloween Cruise- Patuxent (Leader Needed)

Rollins Cove, St. Leonard Ck.

Return

SMSA

38º 24.40' x 76º 28.81'

16

8

8

 

 N

3

 

Oct 24

Oct 25

Oct 26

Halloween Cruise- Cambridge (Miller)

Cambridge Town Marina

Lay day

Return

SMSA

38º 34.57' x 76º 04.43'

38º 34.57' x 76º 04.43'

 

 

TBD

TBD

 

A

A

5

Nov 1

SMSA Annual Membership Meeting & Brunch

Time in Clew

 

 

 

Nov 8

SMSA Annual Planning Meeting

Time in Clew

 

 

 

Notes:

1 A cruise fleet must contain at least 2-boats for each day of the cruise in order to accrue points. See the SMSA Yearbook or the following link for Cruise Leader responsibilities and coordination methods.

2 Services: F=Fuel, E=Electricity, P=Pump-out, R=Restaurant, S=Store, A=All, N=None

3 Points are awarded: 1 pt. for each day under sail or lay day + 1 pt. for each overnight in company.

Date

Cruise1 (Leader) / Destinations

Fleet / Locations

nm

Svcs.2

Pts.3

 

Mar 31

Apr 1

Opening Day Cruise* (Brownhill)

=   St Leonard Ck: Rollins Cove

=   Return

* Saturday morning clubhouse raft-up start!

Solomons

38° 24.40' x 76° 28.81'

-

 

8

8

 

N

-

3

 

Apr 20

 Apr 21

Apr 22

Oxford Cruise (Brownhill)

=   Oxford

=   Lay Day

=   Return

Solomons & Potomac

38° 41.72' x 076° 10.29'

-

-

 

33

-

33

 

A

A

-

5

 

Apr 28

Apr 29

Battle Creek Cruise* (C. Miller)

=   Battle Creek

=   Return

*Sequoia monitors VHF 9,16, 69 - or 443-624-3219

Solomons

38°27.36' x  076°35.91'

-

 

14

14

 

N

-

3

 

May 5

May 6

Hudson Ck., Caisson Pt.  (Kimmel/Freeman)

=   Hudson Ck. Caisson Pt.

=   Return

Solomons

38° 32.40' x 076° 15.00'

-

 

26

26

 

N

-

3

May 19

Rendezvous at SMSA Clubhouse

All

n/a

n/a

n/a

 

May 20

May 21

May 22

May 23

May 24

May 25

May 26

May 27

Northern Bay Cruise (Smith/Stanley)

=   Harness Creek, South River

=   Dobbins Island, Magothy River

=   Rock Hall (Marina)

=   St Michaels (Anchorage)

=   Lay-day

=   Tilghman Island (Marina)

=   Hudson Creek, Little Choptank R.

=   Return

Solomons & Potomac

38°56.08' x 076°30.55'

39°04.75' x 076°27.75'

39°08.84' x 076°15.60'

38°47.28' x 076°13.18'

-

38°43.21' x 076°19.99'

38°32.36' x 076°14.73'

-

 

40

20

12

23

-

25

20

20

 

N

N

A

FRS

FRS

A

N

-

17

2 June

Luau Rendezvous at Zahniser’s

All

n/a

n/a

n/a

 

June 11

June 12

June 13

June 14

June 15

June 16

June 17

June 18

June 19

June 20

June 21

June 22

June 23

June 24

Washington, D.C. (Arbuthnot)

=   Smith Creek (0.7-nm NNW of R fl #6)

=   Colonial Beach Yachting Center

=   Mattowoman Creek 

=   Old Town, Alexandria Marina

=   Old Town, Alexandria Marina lay-day

=   Washington Channel (Capital YC)

=   Washington Channel lay-day

=   Piscataway Creek, Fort Washington Marina

=   Port Tobacco

=   Cobb Island

=   Combs Creek/Breton Bay (Koonce’s dock)

=   Horsehoe Bend, St Mary's College (concert)

=   Lay-day or Price Cove/St Georges  TBA

=   Return

Solomons & Potomac

38° 07.41' x 076° 24.95'

38° 13.90' x 076° 57.87'

38° 33.83' x 077° 11.78'

38° 48.23' x 077° 02.32'

-

38° 52.83' x 077° 01.72'

-

38° 42.13' x 077° 01.67'

38° 28.42' x 077° 02.08'

38° 15.96' x 076° 50.87'

38° 16.09' x 076° 41.39'

38° 11.50' x 076° 26.00'

38° 08.20' x 076° 28.18'

-

 

33

31 

38 

22 

-

-

11

43

22

13

25

6

45

 

A

EFR

N

RS

RS

RS

RS

RS

N

RS

N

N

N

-

27

 

Jun 15

Jun 16

Jun 17

Vice Commodore’s Race/Cruise* (C. Miller)

=   St. Mary’s, Horseshoe Bend

=   Lay-day Horseshoe Bend

=   Return

* contact cruise leader on cell # 443-624-3219

Solomons & Potomac

38° 11.80' x 076° 26.20'

-

-

 

43

-

43

 

R

R

-

5

 

Jun 30

Jul 1

Jul 1

Patuxent R. Sotterly Concert* (Hamilton)

=   Island Creek

=   Sotterly Wharf  * Concert 1-p.m to 4-p.m.

=   Return

Solomons

38° 24.5’ x 076° 32.7’

38°22.725 x 076°31.936

-

 

8

2

6

 

R

N

-

3

 

Jul 7

Jul 8

Crisfield (Kimmel/Freeman)

=   Crisfield Harbor

=   Return

Solomons & Potomac

37° 58.57' x 075° 51.62'

-

 

42

42

 

A

-

3

 

Aug 18

 Aug 19

Mixed Couples Cruise/Race Battle Ck. (Stanley)

=   Battle Ck. (Patuxent R.)

=   Return

Solomons

38° 27.36' x  076° 35.91'

-

 

14

14

 

N

-

3

 

Aug 31

Sep 1

Sep 2

Sep 3

Labor Day Annapolis Cruise* (Hamilton)

=   South River, Selby Bay

=   Annapolis Harbor

=   Rhode River

=   Return

* Summer Garden Theatre

Solomons &  Potomac

38° 54.5' N x 076° 30.4'

38° 58.5' N x 076° 29.0'

38° 53.1' N x 076° 31.2'

-

 

38

10

12

40

 

 

N

A

N

-

7

 

Sep 15

Sep 16

Jimmy Buffet Margaritaville (DeLaVergne)

=   Reedville (Town Dock)

=   Return

Solomons & Potomac

37° 50.25' x 076° 16.80'

-

 

42

42

 

FPR

-

3

 

Sep 17

Sep 18

Sep 19

Sep 20

Sep 21

Sep 22

Sep 23

Where the Wind Blows* (McCabe)

=   Tides Inn (marina)

=   Lay Day at Tides Inn

=   Corrotoman River (anchor out)

=   Urbanna (marina or anchor out)

=   Onancock (marina)

=   Indian Creek (anchor out)

=   Return

 *destinations can be changed based on conditions

Solomons & Potomac

37° 40.00' x 076° 26.50'

-

TBD

TBD

37° 42.45' x 075° 45.21'

TBD

-

 

 

63

-

~6

~8

40

28

51

 

FER

FER

N

A

FER

N

-

13

 

Sep 29

Sep 30

Women's Cruise to Island Creek (P. Marchant)

=   Island Creek (Brooms Island)

=   Return

Solomons

38°25.10' x 076°32.32'

-

 

10

10

 

R

-

3

 

Oct 19

Oct 20

Oct 21

Potomac Cruise (Brownhill)

=   Smith Ck.

=   Cartegena Ck

=   Return

Solomons & Potomac

38° 11' x 076° 25'

-

-

 

42

 

 42

 

A

A

A

7

Oct 20

SMSA Chili Cook  & Oyster Scald Rendezvous

All

n/a

n/a

n/a

 

Oct 26

Oct 27

Oct 28

Cambridge Cruise (C. Miller)

=   Cambridge Marina

=   Lay-day

=   Return

Solomons & Potomac

38° 43.20' x 076° 19.96'

-

-

 

38

 

38

 

A

A

-

5

Nov 3

SMSA Annual Meeting

All

n/a

n/a

n/a

Saturday Night Rafts 4

Weekend           Solomons Fleet                                                   Weekend           Potomac Fleet

1st Saturday ....... St. Leonard Creek/Rodney Pt.                                1st Saturday........ Yeocomico River

2nd Saturday ...... Cuckold Creek/Mill Cove                                       2nd Saturday....... St. Inigoes Creek

3rd Saturday ...... Solomons/Mill Creek/Old House Cove                     3rd Saturday....... Smith Creek (near entrance)

4th Saturday ....... Back Creek (near Zahnizers)                                 4th Saturday........ Yeocomico River

5th Saturday ....... Helen Creek                                                         5th Saturday........ St. George Creek/Price Cove

Notes:

1 A cruise fleet must contain at least 2-boats for each day of the cruise in order to accrue points. See the SMSA Yearbook for Cruise Leader responsibilities and coordination methods.

2 Services: F=Fuel, E=Electricity, P=Pump-out, R=Restaurant, S=Store, A=All, N=None

3 Points are awarded: 1 pt. for each day under sail or lay day + 1 pt. for each overnight in company. (110 possible in '07)

4 Saturday night rafts are for members who cannot accompany cruises in progress, or when no formal cruise is scheduled (cruise points are not awarded for these informal raft-ups).

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