CSR Northeast Flotilla 2018 (Heading to Chesapeake Bay)

Discussion in 'Sea Ray Lifestyle & Cruising' started by Alex F, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. importmonkey

    importmonkey Opinionated Member SILVER Sponsor GOLD Sponsor

    693
    Jul 9, 2015
    Middle River, MD
    2007 44 Sundancer
    QSC 500s
    We don't mind staying overnight. It's really quiet and not much rocking from the channel. Great sunsets! Definitely not where you want to be in weather. Good mud and sandy bottom that holds really well.
     
  2. swaterhouse

    swaterhouse Member GOLD Sponsor

    307
    Jan 7, 2015
    Mattapoisett, MA
    2007 Sundancer 44
    Cummins QSC 8.3
    Thank you so much for this awesome intel - looks like a sweet spot to spend a couple of days after having been on the run for 3 days!!

    The timing on Sunday will likely be an issue. The plan as it is now is to leave the NJ coast Sunday AM.
     
  3. Alex F

    Alex F Active Member SILVER Sponsor

    Nov 14, 2006
    East Coast
    2005 420DB with AB 11 DLX Tender, Raymarine Dual E120 MFD/Radar/XMWeather, ST7001 A/P, AIS, SeaLift
    T-Cummins 450Cs Straight-Drives, 9KW Onan Generator, 40HP Yamaha for tender.
    Tim,

    Thanks a lot for helping out. This is very informative post. I'm taking notes and will study the charts. I'm sure I'll have questions, which I'll post later.
     
  4. Converse48

    Converse48 Well-Known Member GOLD Sponsor

    Nov 20, 2006
    Chesapeake Bay
    2010 McKinna 57 Pilothouse
    QSM-11
    Keep in mind that a raft-up on the "outside" of Still Pond, near the mouth of Churn Creek, is almost as good as going inside and the navigation is as easy as it gets; go in, anchor (bow and stern). It can get a little frat-house-like (not that that's a bad thing but it is what it is) on weekends, but if you're showing up on a Sunday, you should be able to get spots on the sandbar--- there is one there too--- as people leave, and it should be pretty well cleared out by Sunday evening. Earlier caveats re: weather apply. Not a show stopper, just maintain situational awareness.
     

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