Don't miss a chance to glimpse a part of history as it passes through your Maryland town. Catch the 2012 Buy Boat reunion in Solomon's Island, Annapolis, Chester River, Chestertown, Rock Hall, and Baltimore.
I will be seeing you in Rock Hall, Maryland on August 11-12 for the cool Pirate's Weekend. I hear the 2-day event draws around 8,000 people. Now that's a party!
See schedule below photos (subject to change in case of foul weather - I would say check with your local marina).
I will get interior photos in Rock Hall on August 11-12. Here is the schedule (be sure and check with your local marinas before heading out - weather could cause schedule changes).
Solomons Island, August 5 - 7
Dockside at the Calvert Marine Museum, rest and relax. Ted has scheduled a day trip on the 6th for those who would like to see Veras White Sands beach club marina and restaurant for lunch.
Annaplois, August 7 - 9
Dockside at the Annapolis Maritine Museum. Boats open to the public for tours on the 8th. Tour the town and relax.
Chester River, MD August 9 - 10
Arrive on August 9th on the East Fork of Langford Creek at the home of Captain Barry Buckley (East Hampton). Underway for tour of Chestertown on the 10th.
Chestertown, MD August 10 - 10
Tour Chestertown for about 6+ hours. Underway for overnight at Rolph;s Wharf.
Chester River, MD August 10 - 11
The Association will arrive in Rock Hall firing cannons at the beach party and will then turn around pull into the Harbor and dock, slips will be provided. All afternoon there will be a party on the beach provided by Rock Hall with band. The Buy Boat Association will have a special location where refreshments will be provided. That party will end at 4:00. At 5:00/5:30 there will be a special party hosted for the Buy Boat Association at Cain’s Marina. There will be an elaborate meal provided with a band starting at 5:30 and playing until 8:30. At 8:30 a United States Air Force Band will be playing for one hour on the bulkhead to celebrate the War of 1812. This should last for approximately one hour and will be consummated by the Star Spangled Banner and a cannon barrage around the Harbor. That evening the Pirate’s and Wenches Ball will take place at Watermen’s Restaurant. This will be for the hearty of spirit only but worthwhile seeing.
August 13 - Underway for home ports if not going to Baltimore.