"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you
didn't do, than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away
from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.

Explore. Dream. Discover."

-Mark Twain

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Hampton & Deltaville, VA

Our next 2 stops were Salt Ponds Marina in Hampton, VA and then on to Deltaville, VA. This is all in the Chesapeake Bay area. 

Salt Ponds Marina was a two day stop, they had a beautiful pool, and an on-site restaurant.  We took a cab in to town to do some grocery shopping, got caught up on some laundry, then just relaxed at the pool, like boaters. In the evening we went for a long walk along the beach which wasn't too far away.

The weather has been in the mid 90's and humidity is about 85%.  Seems we went from unusually cold to unusually hot.  It's safe to say we are setting temperature records all along this trip. The marinas with pools are a welcome site. :)

Dozier's Regatta Point Marina in Deltaville is only about 37 miles north of Hampton.  We are taking our time, and it still feels like we are moving up the coast quickly.  I agree with you Sue, when you say it seems like we were just in the keys.  Our time schedule is to be in our home port of Vermilion, mid Sept. 

We did some biking in Deltaville, went to Cocomo's for lunch with fellow loopers Ron & Bev from M/V  Sea Venture, and Ed & Nancy from M/V Dream Fever.  George & Kathy from M/V Spey, who we had been traveling with, were anchored out. We rode bikes to  Fishing Bay, where George picked us up by dinghy and took us back to their boat.  So we spent an afternoon with them. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi Jim and Mary! Happy Sunday!I just finished checking out your pictures and comments. So far sounds like your trip is great! I just wanted to say hello until I see you at Dennis and Carolyn's in July. Safe travels..
Love June