our 2023 Chesapeake Cruise: Sunday 28 May - Thursday 1 June
Crisfield, MD > Onancock > Watts? > Tangier Island > Smith Island > Crisfield
updated: 16 March 2023

From: Uncle Al [mailto:uncle-al3854@cogeco.ca]
Updated: Wednesday, December 7, 2022


In 2023, Hans and I are really determined to do one more Chesapeake Cruise - quite possibly our last - more or less as indicated below. No more last-minute bail-outs that have lately made us feel a bit like Lucy (above).
We will welcome capable company of course:

Sunday 28 May: arrive Crisfield > launch into Somers Cove > overnight at Somers Cove Marina & Capt. Tyler's: Hans/Al booked into Capt. Tyler's
Monday 29 May:
Crisfield to Onancock > Hans and Al booked into the Charlotte Hotel for the night

Tuesday 30 May:  Onancock to Tangier >Hans/Al booked into the Brigadune Inn

Wednesday 31 May: Tangier to Smith > Hans/Al booked into Smith Island Inn (John asks will there be more of us, slips at the re-built marina)

Thursday 1 June: Smith > haul-out > Crisfield > Hans/Al booked into Capt. Tyler's

Friday 2 June: drive to Mayor's Cup on Lake Townsend > stay with Trish & Scott??

Sunday 4 June: start drive home




Uncle Al  W3854

updated:  15 March 2023

Weather permitting, our itinerary will be as follows:

Excellent launch ramps across from the Marina

Captain Tyler's Crabhouse (closed?)

Sun 28 May 2023:
arrive & launch at Somers Cove > check in to Capt. Tyler's Motel > group crab dinner at Captain Tyler's Crabhouse? >

Sleep aboard at marina, or follow the luxury model: Hans and I plan to return once more to our beloved Paddlewheel Motel aka Capt. Tyler's  (410-968-2220) which is eminently acceptable: clean, very reasonably priced, right near the Marina.

Mon 29 May 2023:

sail to Onancock > Hans and I booked for the night at
The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant  (+1 757 787 7400)

Tue 30 May 2023:
sail about 12 n. miles NW to Tangier Island > via Watts Island, weather permitting
Milton Parks' Marina

Brigadune Inn > Barb & Rob Baechtel  757-891-2580

larger chart here

Wed 31 May 2023:
Smith Island Inn   info & reservations  410-689-9438  
Susans on Smith Island   410-425-2403

Thurs 1 June 2023:
Smith to  Crisfield > haul-out > Paddlewheel Motel aka Capt. Tyler's  (410-968-2220)

Fri 2 June 2023:

home for some, Mayor's Cup on Lake Townsend for others

Best regards,
Uncle Al  (W3854)