Smith Mountain Lake, VA Owner Event - October 15, 2022

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Smith Mountain Lake, VA Owner Event - October 15, 2022

Postby Phil T » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:44 pm

I am pleased to announce the Smith Mountain Lake Boston Whaler Owners Event on October 15, 2022.

Here are all the details.

Owners should RSVP to Phil_T_thewhalerguy@outlook.com

EVENT NAME: Smith Mountain Lake Boston Whaler Owner Event:

DATE: Saturday, October 15, 2022, 9 am – 5 pm
(Local sunrise 7:27 am, local sunset 6:41 pm)

CONTACT: Phil Tyson
Phil_T_thewhalerguy@outlook.com
859 489 1008

LOCAL HOST: Bob Kurtz
bobkurtzjr@gmail.com
703 850 2135

CAPTAINS’ MEETING 9:30 am at Bridgewater dock (N37° 08.603’ W79° 40.019’)
Directly across the lake from the Hales Ford ramp.

MONITOR VHF Channel 72

BOAT RAMP Hales Ford boat ramp on Meadow Point Drive
Moneta, VA 24121. (N37° 08.579’ W79° 39.418’)
Free and plenty of parking.

ACCOMMODATIONS Lakefront:
Westlake Waterfront Inn, 2050 Morewood Rd, Hardy VA 24101,
540-721-3307, https://westlake-waterfront-inn.com
Private house rentals:
VRBO
AirBnB
Smith Mountain Lake Vacation Rentals, 540-297-3555,
https://www.smithmountainlakerentals.com/
CB Sales and Rentals, 540-297-7000, https://cbrentals.com
Nearby:
Lake Inn, 45 Enterprise Ln, Hardy VA 24101, 540-721-3383,
https://www.facebook.com/lakeinnsml (it doesn’t look like much but
it’s very popular with the bass fishermen)
In the region (about 30 minutes):
Days Inn, 921 Blue Ridge Ave, Bedford VA 24523, 540-586-8286
Super 8, 842 Sword Beach Ln, Bedford VA 24523, 540-707-2062
Holiday Inn Express, 395 Old Franklin Tpk, Rocky Mount VA 24151,
540-489-5001

SCHEDULE

Friday
Dinner 7:00 Vinny’s Italian Grill, 16547 Moneta Rd,
(Optional) Moneta VA 24121
Casual Italian, pizza, pasta, subs

Saturday

FLOAT PLAN

9:00 am: Launch at Hales Ford ramp, Meadow Point Drive,
Moneta, VA 24121 (N37° 08.579’ W79° 39.418’)

9:30 am: Captains’ Meeting at Bridgewater dock
(N37° 08.603’ W79° 40.019’)

10:00 am: Cruise to head of the lake

12:00 pm: Lunch at Moosie’s (same dock as captains’ meeting)

2:00 pm: Cruise to dam, raft up, sightsee, search for
submerged bridges, swim

5:00 pm: Recover boats at ramp (for boats staying in the water
overnight, dock at Bob’s N37° 06.178’ W79° 38.097’
just north of marker R24)

Dinner 6:30 pm: Burgers and hot dogs at Bob’s
(Optional) 3899 Hickory Cove Ln, Moneta VA 24121
1992 Outrage 17
2019 E-TEC 90
2018 LoadRite 18280096VT
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