SailNet Community - View Single Post - Annapolis Boat Show
View Single Post
post #42 of Old 09-30-2011
Mermaid Hunter
SVAuspicious's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: on the boat - Chesapeake
Posts: 3,984
Thanks: 0
Thanked 158 Times in 141 Posts
Rep Power: 9
UPDATE 1600L Friday 30 Sep 2011

This is based on personal observation and that of two others e-mailing their observations to me.

Back Creek: 1 ball still open. Additional boats coming in to anchor. Getting crowded.

Spa Creek: Main field still has about 10 balls open. South anchorage has 15 boats anchored. 3 boats off the Academy wall. Lots of balls still open in St Mary's Cove above the bridge for boats 35' LOA or less. Balls upstream are all full.

Weem's Creek: No report.

NB: Some enforcement of federal no anchoring zone off Naval Academy exists. I have not heard of anyone being asked to move, but Annapolis Harbormaster will no longer provide pump-out services to boats directly off the wall in the federal zone unless they can show mandated approval to anchor from the Naval Academy Superintendent. Watermark water taxi appears to continue to serve those boats.

Opinion: If you come in any time next week don't bother heading up the creeks. Anchor in the South Anchorage and deal with dinghies or water taxis. Bring lots of ones for the taxi.

sail fast and eat well, dave
S/V Auspicious
beware "cut and paste" sailors.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by SVAuspicious; 10-01-2011 at 08:31 AM. Reason: typo
SVAuspicious is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome