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post #24 of Old 07-16-2013
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Re: east coast provisioning stops

Little Creek VA is just inside the Chesapeake Bay Bridge/Tunnel. Has all the amenities in the marina and a large grocery store about half a mile away. West Marine a bit further but still walkable. Good restaurants and bars in the marinas and right next to them. The Norfolk airport is close enough you could even walk there if need be but most people would take a taxi. Great for crew changes or if you need to go back home for some reason. Little Creek also has a Navy base so it has a well dredged channel, and you can get in day or night in any weather. The marinas are OK with tying up to their fuel dock until morning if you come in after hours. There is a long stretch both north and south of the Chesapeake entrance with no good stopping place for a sailboat and this is by far the most convenient to the entrance. Also good for jumping off to the islands or Bermuda (which is what we did)

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