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

Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:44 pm
by Phil T
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

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
859 489 1008

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.

Westlake Waterfront Inn, 2050 Morewood Rd, Hardy VA 24101,
Private house rentals:
Smith Mountain Lake Vacation Rentals, 540-297-3555,
CB Sales and Rentals, 540-297-7000,
Lake Inn, 45 Enterprise Ln, Hardy VA 24101, 540-721-3383, (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,


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



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