Rappahannock River Yacht Club

2019 RRYC Cruising Schedule, (subject to weather and cruiser input; some will be opened to other clubs and guests)


February 23, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Cruising Seminar – Ken Vincent, Team Leader

$10 per person, donuts and coffee and sandwiches will be provided

 (open to cruisers, aspiring cruisers, general public cruisers, RSVP to cawicks@aol.com.)

April 27 Saturday

The Blessing of the Fleet at RRYC; bring your boat.

April 28 – 29 Sunday, Monday

Shakedown Cruise – Wicks

 Urbanna and Jackson Creek (which comes first depends on the wind and weather)

Dining at either Something Different or Angelos at Urbanna– your choice and availability.

May 13 – 22/24 Monday through Wednesday or Friday of the following week

Up the Bay to Rock Hall, stopping in Cambridge and Annapolis, etc.

Shops & galleries and great dining in Solomons, Annapolis, and Rock Hall

June 7 - 9 Friday through Saturday

Regent Point (Locklies) and Mathews

Dining at Merroir and Mathews Yacht Club

June 18 – 22 Tuesday through Saturday

South to Yorktown

Great selection of good restaurants and shops

July 3/4 – 5 Wednesday/Thursday through Friday

Tabbs Creek – Springetts highly recommended this firework display

July and August – Spontaneous weekday/weekend short cruises

2 – 3 day possibilities depending on heat, weather and interest:

 Onancock (shops & galleries, great Italian eating, terrific bakery)

 Cape Charles (shops & galleries and restaurant selections)

Reedville (Crazy Crab, Reedville Market, homemade ice cream), Great Wicomico—Horn Harbor

Indian Creek (Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club) off Fleets Bay, Wicks’ Port o’ Call- grill and pool)

 Tangier or Smith Island – disappearing fast!

September and October – Hurricane dodging possibilities:

September:

5-day cruise Up the Patuxent-follow the 1812 British route used to attack Washington in the War of 1812. 

Optional: Any of the suggested July/August short cruises perhaps combined to 5 days

October:  

10-12 day cruise to Hampton and Portsmouth (dinner and a movie at the Commodore Theatre!—a RRYC cruising tradition!) Target 12-20th, see the warships dressed for Columbus Day.