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Search: Posts Made By: mltroy
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 689
Posted By mltroy
Re: Jellyfish west/rhode river?

This is straying a bit off topic but Gary said, "That's why nearly every public beach in the bay's upper and middle reaches has been closed for decades and will never reopen."

Ferry Beach (Rock...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-15-2014
Replies: 457
Views: 27,730
Posted By mltroy
Re: Chesapeake Bay Eats

Hi Gary - I think you are remembering Village Cafe in Chestertown. It's been gone a couple of years and the space has been empty. I've seen somewhere that Louisa's, the Italian/pizza restaurant in...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-11-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By mltroy
Re: Sue Creek (in middle river) with a 4'10" draft?

We overnighted there several times back when we kept Fretless on the Middle River 12 years ago. We only draw 4 with the rudder & centerboard down but we never had to raise anything in the middle of...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-26-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By mltroy
Re: Lewis DE to Cape Charles VA

Joe, Follow the links I posted above. There are photos, a good description and some satellite photos of what they found and some local knowledge from the fisherman they spoke to. The channel was...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-25-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By mltroy
Re: Lewis DE to Cape Charles VA

Can you portage the dink? The marked channel is no longer open.

See the entries in Steve Earley's blog from when he attempted to complete his Delmarva circumnavigation this spring.

The Log of...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 01-27-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By mltroy
Re: Rock hall?

Haven't heard anything about H. Sandy changing the shoaling in the Upper Bay. We did get a lot of rain here and some high winds but not the extended wind and wave action that might change the...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 01-22-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By mltroy
Re: Chesapeake Bay News: 1 Bad, 1 Good

Zebra Mussels are a freshwater species so it will be interesting to see how far down the Bay they go. I would expect they will go up the rivers. They've evidently already been found in the Sassafras....
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-14-2012
Replies: 457
Views: 27,730
Posted By mltroy
Re: Chesapeake Bay Eats


Do you mean Osprey Point Restaurant? at Osprey Point Marina? in Rock Hall? Osprey Point Inn, Restaurant and Maina | Rock Hall MD | Eastern Shore Maryland | Chesapeake Bay...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 02-17-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By mltroy
I'll put in a plug for staying at the Museum

(with the caveat that I haven't done it for a couple of years) You have to be a member at the contributing level and anymore you need reservations. They have showers and electric and after they close...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 01-24-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By mltroy
Oxford Ferry doesn't run January & February; restaurants

The Oxford Ferry doesn't run in the winter.

As for restaurants, the Crab Claw is OK and the view is great. We've never had a bad meal at Carpenter Street but it's nothing fancy. It's been years...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 01-14-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 7,917
Posted By mltroy
When it's nasty, how far do the bad conditions extend?

Curious as to what is meant by "mouth of the Potomac". Is it just where the river meets the Bay? If wind and current are opposing at the mouth of the river, how far East and South do the nasty...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 01-14-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,227
Posted By mltroy
We bought pictures from BoatPix years ago

Boatpix takes very good large format and (in our case) gorgeous pictures of your boat under sail.

When we bought our pictures, the deal was that we had to agree to pay for the package (I think...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-06-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 1,506
Posted By mltroy
You need some sort of light so that workboats and...

You need some sort of light so that workboats and small fishing boats can see you. Your camp light will be fine. In addition to all the other things mentioned. Think warm and dry. Even if there is no...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 08-30-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By mltroy
Several larger groups of Delmarva Power customers...

Several larger groups of Delmarva Power customers in RH got power back yesterday afternoon (us included). All roads are open. Driving around, most of the damage was from fallen trees and tree limbs....
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 08-29-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By mltroy
No surge. As far as I know, all roads are open....

No surge. As far as I know, all roads are open. Some areas are still without power and some businesses closed. Delmarva Power (most of the Upper Eastern Shore) estimates that all power will be...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 08-13-2011
Replies: 457
Views: 27,730
Posted By mltroy
more on Bay Wolf Rock Hall

I would like to add that the Bay Wolf has some of the best fried oysters I've ever eaten.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-26-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 1,771
Posted By mltroy
We like the moorings above the Spa Creek bridge

They are quieter and there is a dinghy dock at the end of the street by the church property that is very very close to some of the moorings. Great if you are rowing a plastic pool toy dink (that's...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-21-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 3,645
Posted By mltroy
How we decided

Hi Denise,
Back when we lived in the Philadelphia area we decided to move our boat from the Western Shore to the Eastern Shore because we were spending all our time over there anyway. We looked at...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-18-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,618
Posted By mltroy
RH Channel Markers to be moved

here's an update from the Rock Hall Wave Rock Hall Wave - All the News We have Time for in Rock Hall, Maryland (

"In a phone call and email to Rock Hall Wave, Kent County...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-18-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,791
Posted By mltroy
We've stayed at both Hinckley and Mears - both a...

We've stayed at both Hinckley and Mears - both a few years ago. You are right - Oxford is very walkable. Hinckley is a little closer to the center of town. Mears is closer to the Highland Creamery...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-05-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,609
Posted By mltroy
We were checking out the docks at our marina in...

We were checking out the docks at our marina in Swan Creek Sunday morning. It was probably an hour or two before low tide and the water was already much lower than it was predicted to be at low.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-03-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By mltroy
No sailing for us this weekend - but we're...

No sailing for us this weekend - but we're retired so we can sail anytime (right?). Rock Hall parade this am, family picnic this afternoon, fireworks tonight, sailing club picnic tomorrow. Glad the...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-04-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By mltroy
Guess I'll report in as we were in Grays Inn Creek too

We anchored in Grays Inn Creek Sunday night but we started the weekend with a Swan Creek Sailing Association Cruise to Langford Creek.

It was a great weekend cruise in spite of a few things that...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-06-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By mltroy
We can do Solomons in a day from Herring Bay...

We can do Solomons in a day from Herring Bay motoring on the 22. Among your other options are: (1) Tilghman - Knapps Narrows Marina is nice and can be the gateway to the Choptank - Oxford, Cambridge...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-06-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By mltroy
Gullsweeps? (WM lists them as "Gull Sweeps"...

Gullsweeps? (WM lists them as "Gull Sweeps" available from other stores as well) Friend has one on his boat and it works within range of the sweep but birds will still roost elsewhere. Depends on...
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