Posted at SSCA Discussion Board : Oct 4, 2005 09:31:22 ~ by Dick Giddings
Latest update...Southbound Cruisers Reunion
Halloween Weekend, Oct. 28, 29, 30 ~ at New Bern, N.C.
*, Sheraton Grand Hotel
at the Sheraton Quarterdeck (pool) starting at noon. (Sign up for transportation...)
1700 Happy Hour on the Quarterdeck with cash bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres menu. Drawing.
1800 Free time to sample the 18 restaurants in town, or to socialize, meet and greet other cruisers.
pickup and delivery
at 0900 in the parking lot behind the Sheraton Marina office. Cylinders will be returned in approximately 1 hour.
continuing throughout the day at "Salty Paws", on F/G Dock
Til 1430 Free time to shop, do laundry
, visit....transportation from Marina parking lot.
1430 Seminar -Coastal Carolina Cruising---(Claiborne Young)
1500 Seminar - continued.....
1530 Seminar -Bahamas Weather
1600 Seminar - CSS Neuse (Guy Smith)
1630 Seminar - First Aid & Medications Aboard (Dr. Bentley)
1700 Happy Hour------Setup for "North Carolina Dinner"
1800 "North Carolina Dinner" (Costumes optional)
1900 Speakers and drawings
2000 Musical "jam session" bring your horns, and join in, or just listen....
Sunday: Free time until 1200...transportation in Marina parking lot
1200 Seminar - "pink" Roundtable; Things the Admiral needs to know....
1300 Seminar - Neuse River Keeper - Larry Baldwin
1330 Seminar - continued.....
1400 Seminar - Communications
1430 Seminar -Marine Electricity (Bob)
1500 Seminar -Knotical Knowledge (Bentley) (bring 6' pieces of small line and dock
1600 Seminar - Severe weather anchoring
1630 Seminar - "blue" Roundtable: Or....."Tech Net" issues for the Captains
1700 Happy Hour-----Setup for Cruisers Pot Luck Dinner
1800 Cruisers’ Pot Luck Dinner, drawings, announce "second annual" and ask for questionaires to be returned, discussion...Farewell, Fair Winds, Following Seas.
2000+ Clean up the Farmers’ Market, and haul trash, store tables and chairs....
(Important: you may bring beer
and/or wine to the Farmers’ Market, but NOT liquor!)
s/v St. Jude
* A.I.C.W. - MILE 185, NC - NEW BERN
This is a side trip up the Neuse River. It is located off the ICW
by some 14 miles.
The marina's extensive floating, wooden-decked deepwater docks on the Trent's northern banks are between the low-level Trent River highway and railroad bridges. Minimum depths alongside are 8 feet, with 12-foot soundings typical. A 700-foot floating dock designed as a breakwater fronts the dockage complex, providing not only additional berth space but good shelter for the remaining slips. All docks have ultramodern power, water
, and cable-television connections. Gasoline and diesel fuel
can be purchased, and transients are free to make use of the hotel's swimming pool. Free waste pump-out service
is offered, sponsored by the local Rotary Club. Clean showers, a laundromat, and a well-outfitted exercise room are available on the first floor of the adjacent convention center.