SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  

Quick Menu
Boat Reviews  
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Marine Electronics
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here

Go Back   SailNet Community > Out There > Cruising & Liveaboard Forum > There's This Place... > Oriental, NC
 Not a Member? 

There's This Place... Articles on Destinations for Cruising, by Cruisers, for Cruisers...

Thread: Oriental, NC Reply to Thread

By choosing to post the reply below you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below

Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below

Topic Review (Newest First)
04-02-2013 12:09 PM
Re: Oriental, NC

Thanks guys. We'd totally anchor out and may do so but we also work and will be going ashore a bunch during the day. We like to split it up and either hang on a public dock, rent from a private owner or if need be, go into a marina. The marina thing is a last resort of course.

Jim~ We may get up to the Chesapeake at some point. It is truly an amazing body of water and we love ever single bit of it. Oriental has some possible employment options for me and our main goal is to make as much (and save as much) money so we can jump over to the islands next year. I don't think it will be possible for me not to sail on the bay this summer. Especially with the new sails. We'll run into you somewhere!
03-26-2013 03:12 PM
Re: Oriental, NC

What? You and Melody won't be summering in the Chesapeake this year, the greatest boating destination in the world?
03-26-2013 02:13 PM
Re: Oriental, NC

Personally, when I want to hang around the area, I go anchor at South River and then go over to Oriental as needed.
03-26-2013 12:14 PM
River Dunes

River Dunes may not allow full time permanent live aboard but you can certainly stop there as a transient guest who's living /staying aboard. It's a really nice facility and worth a visit!
03-26-2013 11:59 AM
Oriental, NC

Hi Everyone~

My wife and I (and our dog) are sailing from Lauderdale to Oriental this coming June. While I've read about the several different Marinas and have stayed at the Oriental Marina right there on the town dock, I'm wondering if you folks might have some cool spots I haven't heard of. I've also spent some time in Whittaker Creek Marina when a friend kept his boat there. River Dunes doesn't allow "Live Aboards" and technically we are living aboard. Oh, and it's a sailing vessel that is 35' LOA and draws 5'. Just thought I'd ask and see if we get some gems. I love hearing from people with their experiences.

Appreciate it.

s/v vacilando

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:58 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) LLC 2000-2012

The store is owned and operated by a company independent of the forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.