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Wye River Deep Anchorages

Can anyone suggest a nice anchorage in the Wye River, we draw @ 6, so it can be tough sometimes to find a nice spot.

We will be going next week.
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Try Dividing Creek. We draw 5'5" and still have plenty of water under us. I think it's 8' or so.
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Shaw Bay in the Wye River, near Big/High Island (camp Letts) on the Rhode River and Galesville Harbor between Chesapeake Yacht Club and Pirates Cove on the West River.
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You can get into LLoyd Creek, Dividing Creek, Granary Creek, Quarter Cove, Pickering Creek without a problem - been into all of them with a boat that drew 7'3".. Just stay in the channel up the river as you go.
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Shaw Bay in the Wye River, near Big/High Island (camp Letts) on the Rhode River and Galesville Harbor between Chesapeake Yacht Club and Pirates Cove on the West River.
We were in Shaw Bay last Friday night. Beautiful cove and plenty of water. Also the cove on the other side of Drum Point is beautiful, too. Stayed over in Tilghman Creek's Claiborne Inlet on Sunday night. You'll want to avoid that one.

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We like Shaw Bay and Dividing Creek...very peaceful.

I think we have seen Halcyon on the bay near Rock Hall...what kind of boat is she?

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I think we have seen Halcyon on the bay near Rock Hall...what kind of boat is she?

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You might have. I hope we weren't doing anything dumb.

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LOL,,,not doing anything dumb at all. We saw you sailing out of Rock Hall last year when we we headed up the Chester one time. Our C&C35 is called Haleakula.

My wifes name is Donna also. We get over to Rock Hall a lot also so look out for us and wave..

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LOL,,,not doing anything dumb at all. We saw you sailing out of Rock Hall last year when we we headed up the Chester one time. Our C&C35 is called Haleakula.

My wifes name is Donna also. We get over to Rock Hall a lot also so look out for us and wave..

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We definitely will! We're at Gratitude at the entrance to Swan Creek if you're ever in the neighborhood.
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