The last two days we've been at Shipwright Harbor Marina in Deale MD. This is home port to Ed and Connie who we met last summer in Reedville VA when we and they on their sailboat "Surprise" were socked in at Reedville by storms for a couple days. We kept in touch and met up last fall in New Berne NC by surprise and again in Brunswick GA. They were deluxe hosts - lunch the first day at a local eatery where we found out that Connie is alergic to bivalves ( hey, it's not everyone who can say that!), pool action, then cocktails on their boat that evening. Day 2 - a tour of the nearby towns and then lunch at Chesapeake Beach, then naps and dominoes aboard Tide Hiker. They taught us a new domino game - Chicken Foot - definitely doing that again!
Today we had a short journey to the South River - the Selby Bay Yacht Club. Lovely place - great pool - open only on weekends. We're enjoying the opportunity to go to yacht clubs --now that the MTOA is a member of the Yacht Clubs of America, we have reciprocity with most yacht clubs -- it opens a whole new world. This one which is 10 minutes from Annapolis by car is $1/foot.
Dora's First Voyage - Today we took Red Head out for a sea trial to check the new bow thruster, shaft changes, and other miscellaneous work. It was pretty exciting to be under...
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