2019 RRYC Cruising Schedule, (subject to weather and cruiser input; some will be opened to other clubs and guests)
February 23, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Cruising Seminar – Ken Vincent, Team Leader
$10 per person, donuts and coffee and sandwiches will be provided
(open to cruisers, aspiring cruisers, general public cruisers, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
April 27 Saturday
The Blessing of the Fleet at RRYC; bring your boat.
April 28 – 29 Sunday, Monday
Shakedown Cruise – Wicks
Urbanna and Jackson Creek (which comes first depends on the wind and weather)
Dining at either Something Different or Angelos at Urbanna– your choice and availability.
May 13 – 22/24 Monday through Wednesday or Friday of the following week
Up the Bay to Rock Hall, stopping in Cambridge and Annapolis, etc.
Shops & galleries and great dining in Solomons, Annapolis, and Rock Hall
June 7 - 9 Friday through Saturday
Regent Point (Locklies) and Mathews
Dining at Merroir and Mathews Yacht Club
June 18 – 22 Tuesday through Saturday
South to Yorktown
Great selection of good restaurants and shops
July 3/4 – 5 Wednesday/Thursday through Friday
Tabbs Creek – Springetts highly recommended this firework display
July and August – Spontaneous weekday/weekend short cruises
2 – 3 day possibilities depending on heat, weather and interest:
Onancock (shops & galleries, great Italian eating, terrific bakery)
Cape Charles (shops & galleries and restaurant selections)
Reedville (Crazy Crab, Reedville Market, homemade ice cream), Great Wicomico—Horn Harbor
Indian Creek (Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club) off Fleets Bay, Wicks’ Port o’ Call- grill and pool)
Tangier or Smith Island – disappearing fast!
September and October – Hurricane dodging possibilities:
5-day cruise Up the Patuxent-follow the 1812 British route used to attack Washington in the War of 1812.
Optional: Any of the suggested July/August short cruises perhaps combined to 5 days
10-12 day cruise to Hampton and Portsmouth (dinner and a movie at the Commodore Theatre!—a RRYC cruising tradition!) Target 12-20th, see the warships dressed for Columbus Day.