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Old 04-27-2010
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Where to sail in central Virginia?

So here I am in Richmond, VA (actually a few miles west, in far western Henrico County), and I'm doing a little Googling for places to sail a small boat (say, a 15 to 19-foot open daysailer/trailer sailer). I find Swift Creek Reservoir in Chesterfield County, Lake Anna (which seems to be infested with PWC and other powerboats), and that seems to be about it.

I've spent a bunch of time searching here (like a couple hours, when I really should be working) and haven't come up with too many options.

So:

1. Anybody know of any other options for sailing a smallish boat, such as I describe, in the general central VA/Richmond vicinity?

AND

2. Ultimately I'll get to the Bay (Chesapeake) or at least part of it (e.g., Mobjack Bay) - where would be a decent place to put in that's not too terribly far from where I am (western Henrico County)? Again, presume a smallish boat.

Thanks!
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