Waquoit Bay Yacht Club

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WBYC 2015 Cruises

Last updated: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 6:49 PM

 

"There is nothing -- absolutely nothing -- half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats."

Ratty and Mole, "Wind in Willows"

In or out of 'em, it doesn't matter. Nothing seems really to matter, that's the charm of it. Whether you get away, or whether you don't; whether you arrive at your destination or whether you reach somewhere else, or whether you never get anywhere at all, you're always busy, and you never do anything in particular; and when you've done it there's always something else to do, and you can do it if you like, but you'd much better not."
Spoken by Ratty to Mole in Wind in the Willows a children's book by Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932). Note: Published 100 years ago, 1908.

 

June 20 - June 21

Cruise to Oak Bluffs (Harbor Fest)

Saturday June 20, leave Waquoit Bay early morning. First 2-3 boats get separate moorings for raft-up. (If arrive Friday, hold some moorings for Saturday). Call Don Karl 508-548-4345, or check bulletin board for weather delays. Hail on CH 9 during cruise for working channel.

Don Karl 508-548-4345

E-Mail: donkarlsailor@aol.com

 

July 3 - July 6

Cruise to New Bedford (Folk Festival)

This will be a busy event at New Bedford and the Folk Festival (http://www.newbedfordfolkfestival.com/).

Leave Waquoit Friday, July 3 thru July 6
Sue Eldert has reserved 5 moorings; please
let her know if you are going & need a mooring

Contact Sue at 617-515-3694 or susaneldert@gmail.com
for mooring & cruise information

Hail on CH 9 during cruise for working CH

July 11-12    

Cruise to Cotuit

Overnight cruise to Cotuit
Sat. 11 July, leave Waquoit Bay about 10 am
Raft up off Ropes Beach
East entrance best way in but check your charts
Call Don Karl at 508-548-4345 (donkarlsailor@aol.com) or
check bulletin board for weather delays
Hail on CH 9 during cruise for working CH

Don Karl 508-548-4345

E-Mail: donkarlsailor@aol.com

August 1-2

Cruise to Edgartown

Weekend Cruise to Edgartown

Saturday Aug 1, leave Waquoit Bay in morning
(Some plan on going Friday let Don know if you are too)

Pick up moorings inside for raft-ups
Boats going over on Sat. join raft-ups

Call Don Karl at 508-548-4345 (donkarlsailor@aol.com) or
check bulletin board for weather delays
Hail on CH 9 during cruise for working CH

August 8-9

Cruise to Tashmoo

Overnight cruise to Tashmoo
Sat. 8 Aug, leave Waquoit Bay late morning  

Look for anchorage just past Town Landing

(Tide turns west at 6:30AM)
Call Jeff Kalowski at 617-571-9764.

or
Check bulletin board for weather delays
 Hail on CH 9 during cruise for working CH

Jeff Kalowski 617-571-9764

E-Mail: kalowski.j@gmail.com

 

August 22-23

Cruise to Vineyard Haven

Details to follow.

Hail on CH 9 during cruise for working CH

John Palmieri 774-994-0923

E-Mail: capejohnp@aol.com

 

September 12-13

Cruise to Oak Bluffs

Details to follow.

Call Don Karl at 508-548-4345 or
 check bulletin board for info & weather delays
 Hail on CH 9 during cruise for working CH

 

 

Don Karl 508-548-4345

E-Mail: donkarlsailor@aol.com

We will be sending out details about a week or two before the event.

Informal Cruises:

If you have planned a cruise and wouldn't mind company, post your itinerary on the bulletin board at the Club. And check the bulletin board for possible cruise opportunities with fellow WBYC members.

Thanks,
Don Karl

 

 

 

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