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Bulldog posted 02-21-2007 07:05 PM ET (US)   Profile for Bulldog   Send Email to Bulldog  
Chesapeake Whalertowne is having their event at Kent Island again this year on June 6. You can check out info at Last year was really rough water and rainy, sort of soured my friends on going this year, but you never know! I still haven't won one of those Whaler punchbowls yet!.....................Jack
BADAZGN posted 02-23-2007 07:27 AM ET (US)     Profile for BADAZGN  Send Email to BADAZGN     
I might try to make that event! Weather or not I bring the boat depends on the weather.
Yiddil posted 02-23-2007 08:32 AM ET (US)     Profile for Yiddil  Send Email to Yiddil     
Bulldog, see my post below may want to make it a weekend and do the chesapeake Bay swima s well:)look at the tread i put out " whaler doings in june"3
Greg Hiller posted 02-23-2007 12:54 PM ET (US)     Profile for Greg Hiller  Send Email to Greg Hiller     
Hay Jack want to meet up with Ed, Jane, Julie and me at JC park again this year? We want to explore the RIVER the other way this year.
bmclernon posted 03-08-2007 09:34 AM ET (US)     Profile for bmclernon  Send Email to bmclernon     
I stopped by Whalertowne Tuesday on my way home from a conference on the other side of the bay. Scott gave me a Demo Days broshure and application. I filled it out and put it in the mail the very next day.

It's going to be a very busy 'Whaler Weekend' especially for those of us who plan on working the Chesapeake Bay Swim on Sunday.

Yiddil posted 03-08-2007 05:30 PM ET (US)     Profile for Yiddil  Send Email to Yiddil     
yep its gonna be a doozy!.........I plan on being there for both whaler days demo and the chesapeake Bay swim..need to get an application, it dosnt download from the site for some reason???????
HAPPYJIM posted 04-25-2007 10:26 AM ET (US)     Profile for HAPPYJIM  Send Email to HAPPYJIM     
I may try to make this Rendezvous if scheduling works out. I've never been to a Rendezvous and for some reason the site does not work. Is there an itinerary available?
kgregg posted 04-27-2007 09:36 AM ET (US)     Profile for kgregg  Send Email to kgregg     
Jim - The web site for Chesapeake Whalertowne is . See you there on June 6. Kevin

kgregg posted 04-27-2007 09:42 AM ET (US)     Profile for kgregg  Send Email to kgregg     
>See you there on June 6

Check that date. See you there on Sat June 9.

BADAZGN posted 05-18-2007 08:00 PM ET (US)     Profile for BADAZGN  Send Email to BADAZGN     
I think that the family and I have decided to go to this event. Where is a good place I can launch from to have a nice little trip to the event?
wyeisland posted 05-19-2007 04:58 PM ET (US)     Profile for wyeisland  Send Email to wyeisland     
Try putting in at the Wye Landing. Its about a 15 mile trip around Wye Island and up the Eastern bay to the event. A nice free ramp. Local color also.
BADAZGN posted 05-20-2007 08:10 AM ET (US)     Profile for BADAZGN  Send Email to BADAZGN     
Actually I was speaking to a someone at the Whalertowne and they suggested Sandy Point State Park. I could cruise right across the Bay. I will do that if the weather is decent. Plus I think it would be fun looking up at the bridge!
kamie posted 05-21-2007 05:47 PM ET (US)     Profile for kamie  Send Email to kamie     

You can also drive across the bridge and put in on Kent Island. You can still cruse around but if weather kicks up late, you don't have to face pounding across the bay, which is no fun at all.

bmclernon posted 05-23-2007 01:32 PM ET (US)     Profile for bmclernon  Send Email to bmclernon     
There are quite a few ramps on the Eastern Shore, just about all of them are run by the various county's Parks and Recreation Depts. There is a nominal use fee. Most boaters get a yearly decal ($10 - 25). Reasionable enough. There are day passes available. Follow this link to information regarding Ramps, Maps, and fees.

See you at 'Demo Days'
'Top Dog'

BADAZGN posted 05-23-2007 06:13 PM ET (US)     Profile for BADAZGN  Send Email to BADAZGN     
Thanks, I will see how the weather is that day. If I go across the bay or just 500 yards! LOL
I would really like the chance to go under and around the bridge. Would be fun for the family.

I have sent in my regristration and am looking forward to the event. This will be my firt time for something like this.
I look forward to meeting some new people and seeing some great boats!


carl lazar posted 05-23-2007 06:44 PM ET (US)     Profile for carl lazar  Send Email to carl lazar     
Just to let you know that if you put in at Sandy Point it is not just a simple ride across the bay, it is probably close to 15 miles around. You have to go way north to Love Point and then into the Chester River and through Kent Narrows. If the wind pipes up you will not be very happy. You would be much better off to use the ramp in the narrows.

Carl Lazar

BADAZGN posted 05-23-2007 07:52 PM ET (US)     Profile for BADAZGN  Send Email to BADAZGN     
Thanks for the info? Is there a specific link to that ramp to use? I will be trailering my boat from Central Va. So I am really clueless as to where to go and the best way to do it. Thanks for the help.


Yiddil posted 05-23-2007 10:49 PM ET (US)     Profile for Yiddil  Send Email to Yiddil     
Bad....look up ramps on the internet for Virginia....they should ahve all the info mapped out with types of services....

We have used a lot of different ones over on the kent narrows side of the bridge as well as Sandy Point state Part..whcih will give you a nice ride under and across the bride and a really nice launch site and paek to take in...

WAs just there last week sat. doing vessel inspections for the CG AUx...Ill do them for anyone who wants one done at this event...Mac, Ill take care of you at the Potomac well as others


BADAZGN posted 05-24-2007 07:18 AM ET (US)     Profile for BADAZGN  Send Email to BADAZGN     
Thanks, Ramps in Va would be way to long of a trip. People have shown quite a bit of concern about the crossing the bay so I was thinking that closer to the event may be better.
ALl thoughts and opinions are appreciated. If the bay got too ruff, Might be able to get a lift over the bridge to pick up my truck and trailer? LOL

Thanks all for helping!


Marlin posted 05-24-2007 07:48 PM ET (US)     Profile for Marlin  Send Email to Marlin     
Matthew, I'm sure Henry meant to say "Maryland". I think he was probably referring to . The Kent Island ramp is at Piney Narrows, . Note that a permit is required here, I believe it's a county permit that you can pick up at one of the nearby bait-and-tackle shops for a reasonable cost (for a 1-day pass). I've also used the Goodhands Landing ramp, which is a nice quiet secluded spot, but with not too much parking.

Sorry folks, but I'm not going to make this one. See you at the Potomac and/or Chesapeake Bay swims!


BADAZGN posted 05-25-2007 07:01 AM ET (US)     Profile for BADAZGN  Send Email to BADAZGN     
Thanks for the help, I guess I'll use the close one. I was really hopeing that crossing by the Bridge across the bay wouldn't be too bad.


BADAZGN posted 06-08-2007 06:40 AM ET (US)     Profile for BADAZGN  Send Email to BADAZGN     
Well, I am looking forward to tommorw. I have decided to play it safe an put in at Piney Narrows.Might venture out a bit though after lunch.
Yiddil posted 06-12-2007 08:51 PM ET (US)     Profile for Yiddil  Send Email to Yiddil     
Another wondeful time was had by all:) saw some folks new and old, but missed a few...that didn't make it....nice givaways again, and lots of great food and chit on a 19 Mont. finally..not to shabby a vessel...but the nantucekt is much more substantial looking and feeling for my tastes:)

BADAZGN posted 06-13-2007 06:52 PM ET (US)     Profile for BADAZGN  Send Email to BADAZGN     
We had a great time as well. The staff was very nice. I got to ride on a 32 Outrage Cuddy. What treat! The gift bags were awesome. However Sunady evening my dog got into the bag and tore up a shirt, hat and the towels. The wife and I are so bummed. Plus this is something he has never done!

Anyway, I am glad I made the trip, plus brought the boat. there were some great classic boat. A near perfect 61 Nauset and a flawless 76 Revenge. Real treat to be able to see them.


KillerWhaler62 posted 06-14-2007 04:42 PM ET (US)     Profile for KillerWhaler62  Send Email to KillerWhaler62     

You may want to call over to Chesapeake Whalertown. They may have a few extra t'shirts. They are great people to deal with.

Thanks for taking a look at my Nauset.

BADAZGN posted 06-15-2007 07:12 AM ET (US)     Profile for BADAZGN  Send Email to BADAZGN     
I had sent them an e-mail at the begining of the week.Haven't heard anything back. I was debating about giving them a call.

It was great talking to you about your Nauset. Thanks

Creeker posted 06-15-2007 06:35 PM ET (US)     Profile for Creeker  Send Email to Creeker     
If you call, ask for Lauren

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