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MTOA Rally/Cruise on York River and beyond - Gloucester Virginia

MTOA Rally/Cruise on York River and beyond - Gloucester Virginia

Hosted by Jim and Jeannie Novotny Jr.
Spend 5 nights at York River Yacht Haven exploring the area and then cruise north for 3 to 4 nights.

More information to follow!
Captains are responsible for making slip arrangements.
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Our 2nd annual rendezvous will be taking place in two weeks.  Check  the MTOA calendar and sign up for all or part of the “Cruze”. 


Here’s a synopsis of the calendar for the ‘cruze’ both at YRYH and then for our short cruise north.


7/18       Cruisers arrive   Docktails to welcome everyone, cover events and schedule, get feedback on what we couldn’t fit in to see if we should substitute into the schedule.


7/19       0830-10               Zimmermann’s yard manager from Matthews yard

                10-1130               Signature Canvas rep

                12-1400               Lunch 

                14-1600               Transport to Bull Island Brewery  (Those not wanting to go can relax by pool, shop, or other activities especially if they signed up for work from one of our sponsors)


7/20       08-1200                Farmers Market in Yorktown (Some may prefer visiting some of the museums, taking a walking tour, or as a group renting a Segway for a guided tour of Yorktown and for some little known facts about the history of Yorktown.

                1130ish                Lunch at The Pub as usual!

                13-1700?             Mariners Museum  (maybe on the 21st depending on member inputs)


7/21                                        Sunday is pretty open, we’re looking at several ideas such as pool time, lunch on the patio, games, couple presentations, antique shopping, West Marine, boat inspections, hull cleaning, light maintenance, oil changes, or wax/detail, etc.  Several vendors lined up, just not sure if Sunday is a good day for most of them so we’ll slip them in among the other events.  Spend today relaxing and catching up with new and renewed friendships!

                1800ish                   Sunset Cruise—Possible Raft-up             (Depending on weather, this event may take place a different day)


7/22       08-1600                Catchup day   (Still awaiting responses from a few locals)

                1730--                   Catered Scoots Bar-B-que

                1800--                   Garrett Marine Survey

                1900--                   Live Music


7/23       AM                         Depart for Urbanna


7/24                                       Tour Urbanna Museum


7/25                                       Cruze up Rappahanock to Sandy Beach Anchorage

                                                Swim call/dinghy/kayaking exploration, sunset drinks etc on the beach?


7/26                                       Cruisers return home or continue cruising on their own


We’re taking reservations now for slip and rendezvous participation.  We also have local businesses supporting us and if you need a haul-out, light engine work such as oil changes, boat cleaning/waxing, or your running gear/bottom cleaning, canvas work, or other items—just let us know.  We have abundant resources to include the boatyard and a nearby West Marine.  The sooner you let us know, the sooner we can let the vendors put you on their schedule.  They’re extremely busy but all of them expressed strong support for MTOA attendees during this cruise.  Other activities include;  Tow-Boat US, Curtis Stokes, Boat Safety Inspections, and others still in the planning phase such as meals and other social activities.


Email myself or Jim Novotny for questions, further details, or reservations.


Jim Novotny


Tom Bucklin


Hope to see you there!!

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Thursday, July 18, 2024, 8:00 AM until Thursday, July 25, 2024, 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)

Additional Info:
Jeannie Novotny Jr.
Jim Novotny Jr.
Registration is required
Payment In Full At Event Only
Attendees pay for their own charges