FISHING CLUB

Do you like to fish? Want to learn how? Don’t have a boat suitable for fishing? Would you be interested in an informal fishing “club”? The idea is to bring together those who fish and those who want to fish, pair them up on suitable boats, share costs and knowledge,...

Training – COLREGs a/k/a Rules of the Road

Our boating area encompasses the lower Cape Fear River, Atlantic Ocean approaches and ICW. This is a unique area with regard to the COLREGs aka Rules of the Road. We have large merchant ships, shrimp boats, barges, dredges, and pleasure boats who must share the...

How is Your Diesel?

Does your diesel surge? Hard to start? Smoke? Are you interested in a basic diesel course?  The class is scheduled for 10 December 0900-1100 with possible question and answer followups at individual boats. Location will be determined shortly, but will be in Southport....

Sailing Tips/Tricks – Solomon’s to Marsh Harbor

Solomon’s Island to Marsh Harbor — Planning For Safety By Randy Foote A couple Novembers ago, Sam Johnston and I were invited by an old friend of Sam’s, Jeremy Hopkins (photo below),  to deliver a 53 foot Irwin ketch from Solomon’s Island, MD...

Flip Charts

When you are cruising, whether it be for a day, a week or the rest of your life sailing or motoring in confined waters, i.e. ICW, the Pamlico Sound or the Chesapeake Bay requires constant attention to navigation aids, water depth, etc. and if you are smart, you do...