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Forum: Chesapeake Bay   09-14-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By wavedancer38
Bodies in the Water - Overtuned vessel

We were out on the Patapsco yesterday, with gusts to about 25. We heard two calls on VHF for bodies in the water and an overturned vessel. We took out the binoculars and looked around the best we...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   08-11-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 8,874
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: Tragedy near the Bay Bridge

Shawn,
That gave me chills. Thank goodness you were in the right place at the right time and were able to save 5 lives!!!! We still always look sadly back on the time when someone drowned close to...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   06-10-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: Fiberglass?

I don't have a photo at the moment. But this would be to hold the motor inside the cockpit storage locker (under the helm seat). You would have to crawl inside this storage locker to mount the...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   06-10-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By wavedancer38
Fiberglass?

Can anyone recommend a place to make and install a fiberglass box mount for our autopilot? Its in an awkward space under the helm seat storage area in the cockpit. So the person needs to be somewhat...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   06-10-2015
Replies: 434
Views: 25,858
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: 2015 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

We were going to go through Kent Narrows two weeks ago, but a local we met advised us not to. We draw 5.5.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-28-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By wavedancer38
Harrison House on Tilghman - depth?

We were able to get into Harrisons. Not much water, but we made it.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-21-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By wavedancer38
Harrison House on Tilghman - depth?

Has anyone stayed at the marina at Harrison Chesapeake House? Our draught is about 5.5' and the marina says their deepest slips are 6'. Just wondering if anyone has stayed there and had any issues...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-04-2015
Replies: 113
Views: 5,239
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: Poll: Baltimore as a Destination

The Inner Harbor is by no means a ghost town. What are you basing that on? I work downtown, and other than last Saturday, things are just fine in this area. The waterfront areas in Baltimore are in...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   10-18-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 25,630
Posted By wavedancer38
2014 Sailing Season

Went out today with gusts up to 35. Great last sail before we pull the boat.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   10-06-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 25,630
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

We had a great sail on Saturday as well. Sailed with a double reef in the Patapsco headed to Rock Creek, and saw gusts up to 23. Some folks had full sail up and the rail in the water the entire time....
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   06-27-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: Mill Creek (Whitehall Bay) Inlet

We will be there tomorrow night. After fueling up at the MYC. We won't have our dinghy, but if anyone wants to visit, we'd love to have you.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   06-27-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 25,630
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

Based on my Annapolis 4th of July experience last year, unless you get a mooring, I highly suggest not going if you have to anchor. Too many dragging anchors and bumper boats in the night for my...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By wavedancer38
Poplar Island Narrows

Thats good to hear. Thanks
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By wavedancer38
Poplar Island Narrows

No, not Knapps Narrows. The GPS coordinate is N 38 43' 56.6". W 076 20' 56.9"
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By wavedancer38
Poplar Island Narrows

Does anyone have experience going through here successfully? Seems to be unmarked shoaling coming from Oxford going to St. Michaels.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-22-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 25,630
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

If you go through the narrows, let us know what depth you find. I think they did some dredging, right?
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-22-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 25,630
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

We are headed out Saturday too, for our week's sail. We have a raft up in Rhode River Saturday, then head down to Solomon's. Still figuring out the rest.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-21-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: Crisfield - Restaurants?

I guess with the recommendations to go to Tangier, there is not much in Crisfield. I will be prepared to cook onboard. :)
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-19-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By wavedancer38
Crisfield - Restaurants?

Hi,
We will be in Crisfield next Monday. Are there any restaurants people recommend? Looks like a lot are closed on Monday, so we might be out of luck.

Stacey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-29-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,873
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: Morgan 38's and 42's .... or ???

We have a Morgan 384. Solid boat. If you have any particular questions, feel free to send me a PM.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   04-29-2014
Replies: 518
  Sticky: Chesapeake Bay Eats
Views: 38,468
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: Chesapeake Bay Eats

For those that sail up the Patapsco, Bay Cafe in Baltimore has closed. A new restaurant has opened in its place Boathouse Home (http://www.boathousecanton.com/). I have not been yet, so I can't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 5,744
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: 16 Months at adrift at Sea

People in Mexico saw him leave, so how else do you explain him ending up where he did all these months later? Did he drop his boat via helicopter to this remote atoll for attention? Why would this...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   12-04-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 6,012
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: 2013/2014 Maintenance Season

Sanding and refinishing the wood on the interior. Will show before and after photos when we are done. Also making three bags to store our winter canvas cover, that are clearly marked "section A/B/C"...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   11-25-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: Best Homes w/Slip in the Chesapeake Bay Area

It would be ideal to have waterfront property with a slip for our boat! I need to win the lottery though.
A quick search brought up a few places:
New Homes in Edgewater, MD | South River Crossing...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   11-21-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: Storage on Chesapeake (for 1 year)?

Try Galloway Creek Marina. No frills, cheap prices.
Galloway Creek Marina in Middle River, Maryland, United States...
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