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2019 Annual Cruise

Buzzards Bay, The Elizabeth Islands & Martha's Vineyard 

August 11 - 16, 2019

This year's Annual Cruise will explore some lesser frequented destinations and along with old favorites.

Please let the club know if you are planning to join the cruise with or without a boat by contacting Joel Labuzetta, Waterfront Director.

Summary below; details here.

Itinerary:

Note: Mooring/slip reservations are to be made by members excepting those at New Bedford Yacht Club.

Several members have found the app Dockwa to be very useful making and paying for boat reservations

August 10
  • Boats set off from Indian Harbor with optional in-transit raft-up along the way. Exact location TBD but likely somewhere between Guilford, CT and Watch Hill, RI.
August 11
  • Rendezvous in Westport, MA for dinner at Weatherlow Farms to kick off the start of the cruise.
August 12
  • Cuttyhunk
  • Sailboats race point-to-point
  • Dine ashore or aboard
  • Dockage, moorings or anchorage options available.
August 13
  • Menemsha Bight, Martha's Vineyard via Quicks Hole
  • Anchor in the bight with dinner aboard
  • Go ashore to visit historic village and nature preserve
  • Dine ashore or aboard
August 14
  • Lake Tashmoo, Martha's Vineyard
  • Sailboats race navigator style in Martha's Vineyard Sound
  • Anchorage or dockage at Lake Tashmoo Boatyard
  • Cocktail reception TBD
  • Dine ashore or aboard
August 15
  • Hadley Harbor, Naushon Island via Woods Hole
  • Spend the night at anchor
  • Dinners aboard
August 16
  • New Bedford Yacht Club, South Dartmouth, MA
  • Sailboats race point-to-point
  • Group moorings to-be-arranged
  • Closing dinner at NBYC                 
August 17
  • Boats set off from South Dartmouth with optional in-transit raft-up along the way. Exact location TBD but likely somewhere between Watch Hill and Guilford, CT.