HSR Grey Goose Reception

Welcomed by the Hampton Snowbird Rendezvous

Let the dining begin! Last night the Rally fleet joined the Hampton Snowbird Rendezvous kick-off for a reception at The Grey Goose … crab dip, shrimp cocktail, homemade biscuits with Smithfield ham, and more … yum! This was our first opportunity for Rally boats to mingle with the boats here for the Hampton event. The Intracoastal […]

Thomas Point Light

Rallyers are Starting to Arrive at Hampton Public Piers

Giddy-up and go! With some nice weather on the Chesapeake Bay, the Rallyers are starting to arrive at Hampton Public Piers for the big kick-off of inspections, seminars, and social activities! We’ll all join the Hampton Snowbird Rendezvous (included in the Rally registration) before the official start of the SAIL event. Autumn on the Chesapeake Bay can […]


SAIL Magazine 2015 ICW Rally Major Stops

SAIL Magazine 2015 ICW Rally Major Stops PLANNED STOPS MARINA/DOCK/ANCHOR   ARRIVE             DEPART Hampton, VA Hampton Public Piers Oct. 20 Oct 23  Welcome Center, NC Dismal Swamp Canal Welcome Center Oct 24 Oct 25 Elizabeth City, NC Elizabeth City Courtesy Docks Oct 25 Oct 27 Belhaven, NC Dowry Creek […]

SAIL’s Secrets of the ICW Seminar Speaker Nigel Calder

SAIL Magazine Contributor Nigel Calder got into motorcycles and sailing dinghies as a teenager, and has never been far from mechanical things and boats ever since. In a varied career, before becoming a full-time sailing writer he worked on an automotive assembly line, in a foundry and machine shop, and on offshore oil production platforms. […]


Southbound on the ICW with the Snowbirds

Cruising guide authors Mark and Diana Doyle, co-leaders of the upcoming SAIL Magazine Snowbird Rally, take us on an eight-part tour of the Intracoastal Waterway. In their first installment, they begin in Hampton Roads and transit Virginia Cut (Route 1) to the sounds of North Carolina. Heeding the sage advice that Glinda the Good Witch […]

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