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If you really want to hire a delivery Captain, when you call Stingray ask for Lisa Morrow's contact info. She is an experienced delivery Captain with experience far and wide beyond the Chesapeake. She's a live aboard at Stingray and is a GREAT person to know in Deltaville. When not on deliveries she works at the West Marine Store in D-ville. (The bigger one, there are actually 2 believe it or not.)
Lisa can put you on to the people to know for every service you'll ever need for your boat. Her advice saved me a ton of money over the years. Both the rigger and diesel mechanic I used down there were unknown to me before Lisa told me about them. Both provided better service and prices than the big boatyards. I will say I had good experience with Shroders Yacht Systems down there and that's where I'd go if I were outfitting a boat.
Getting back to moving the boat, I'd say it would be a great experience if you have the time to move it yourself. It really is just a long 2 day trip that could be streched to a 3 day weekend trip to really enjoy.
Also, not sure if you were refering to Fishing Bay Marina or Fishing Bay Yacht Club in your latest post. I didn't mention Fishing Bay Marina, but it would be my second choice as nicest resonably priced marina in Deltaville with Deltaville Yacht Center/Chesapeake Yacht Sales being 3rd.
If you're a bit more rooted than me, FBYC is a great option though. I had in the back of my mind that I'd eventually have to move the boat closer so I never pursued membership though. I did crew on a boat there for a few seasons so I'm well familiar with the facility.
s/v Palmetto Moon
1991 Catalina 36