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Search: Posts Made By: mltroy
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,064
Posted By mltroy
Re: Chestertown?

It doesn't really answer your question but the current Sultana was named after the original built in Boston. The Sultana Education Foundation has been a real force for good in the community and has...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 12-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,064
Posted By mltroy
Re: Chestertown?

We live in Rock Hall and go to Chestertown frequently by land. We keep the boat in RH and have never been all the way up the Chester to C-town but can highly recommend anchorages at Grays Inn, the...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-24-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By mltroy
Re: Yacht Clubs vs Marinas....which one to join. Are all yacht clubs the same?

Well they certainly aren't all the same. My husband and I belong to the Rock Hall Yacht Club on Langford Creek overlooking the Chester. About as unstuffy as you can get.

While we do have docks,...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-06-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 19,983
Posted By mltroy
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

Hey Chef2Sail, where is Aberdeen Creek on the Chester? I know of one on the South but can't think of one (or find one on the charts) on the Chester and that's right around the corner from me. Hope it...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 08-11-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 19,983
Posted By mltroy
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

Chef2sail gave a great list of anchorages. For Marinas, I'd say Worton Creek Marina, Rock Hall Landing (in Rock Hall Harbor) or Swan Creek Marina (just around the bend in Swan Creek). Further south...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-17-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,385
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: 505
Views: 32,279
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: 466
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: 504
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: 504
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: 1,068
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: 1,006
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: 505
Views: 32,279
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: 1,612
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: 700
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: 9,348
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: 2,452
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: 1,692
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: 1,033
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: 1,033
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: 505
Views: 32,279
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: 1,987
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: 4,246
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: 2,769
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: 1,901
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...
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