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Photos - 2008


4th of July Cruise

Quarter Cove (Wye River) and Leeds Creek
July 4-6

The plan was to meet in Quarter Cove on Friday, then move to Leeds Creek on Saturday to watch the fireworks show in St Michaels from across the Miles River. However, the weather didn't cooperate and the fireworks were cancelled. But we still had fun at the first annual CCYC Dinghy Race!

Four boats formed the raft the first night in Quarter Cove:


On Saturday, the four moved south and rafted in Leeds Creek. They were joined by:


Time to cool off in Quarter Cove before Happy Hour


 


Happy Hour starts aboard Rhiannon


 


 


 


Mike tries to find out why the lines are binding in Resolve's boom


It's birds' nests!


Resolve enroute to Leeds Creek


Summerset, Resolve, Ayewash, Rhiannon, Lucia and Silhouette rafted in Leeds Creek


Committee meeting aboard Resolve, before the Dinghy Races


 


The first heat will be between Team Bryan/Mike V and Team Suzanne/Lucia


Suzanne gets her blindfold


Mike and Bryan talk strategy


Suzanne says "Bring it on!"


Bryan gets his blindfold


They're off!


Team Suzanne/Lucia has a big lead approaching the gate


Team Bryan/Mike closes the gap


 


 


And the winner is Team Suzanne/Lucia


Heat 2 is between Team Jim/Sandy and Team Dan/Debbie


And they're off!


 


 


 


Team Jim/Sandy heads down the home stretch and gets the win


 


Preparing for the final race


Heading for the mark


 


It's close as they clear the gate


 


 


Team Jim/Sandy gets the win


The victors with their trophy


 


It's getting dark and time to prepare for the fireworks


 


Arriving at the beach to watch the fireworks


 


 


We waited but it seems the show had been cancelled


Resolve approaching Bloody Point lighthouse


Rhiannon and Resolve


Silhouette flying her kite