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Old 30-08-2013, 13:43   #1
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Chesapeake: fuel & water (reading activecaptain)?

I just discovered Active Captain. Holy smokes! What an amazing website and info stream (using it on my iPad too via SeaIQ Free). A+ work.

The thing is, however, I'm not 100% sure how to discern the following.

If it says there if fuel and/or water available, does it necessarily mean I can stop there (without having a reserved slip) to get fuel and/or water?

I know of at least one marina in the area the does for sure have fuel and water, but not necessarily as a service to people who aren't paying for a slip.

Specifically, I'm concerned with St. Michaels and the Wye River areas for this weekend. I suspect we'll be fine on fuel, but I also suspect we'll need to top off our water at least once between now and Monday evening.
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Old 30-08-2013, 16:20   #2
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Re: Chesapeake: fuel & water (reading activecaptain)?

The fuel docks usually have water hoses lying around and they usually don't mind if you borrow the hose while you're fueling up. Shouldn't be a big deal. Worst case you can rent slips by the hour in St. Mikes, but I really doubt it will come to that.
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Old 30-08-2013, 17:09   #3
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Re: Chesapeake: fuel & water (reading activecaptain)?

What 4arch said. I'd be hard pressed to name a marina in the Chesapeake that has a fuel dock and requires you to take a slip for them to sell to you. Most of them have their fuel on an outside T-dock, for anyone to tie up for, and most of them have water as well.
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