Newbie from Philadelphia area!

Discussion in 'Newbie Lounge - NEW' started by Yochach!, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. Alegria

    Alegria Well-Known Member

    Feb 21, 2009
    Lancaster,PA Boat: -Sue Creek, MD
    2000 410 DA
    3126 CAT
    We keep our boat on Sue Creek right at the mouth of Middle River. We are at the Baltimore Yacht Club.

    We've had our 330 for 8 seasons and I've learned a whole lot from the kind folks here!

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  2. Searaybio270

    Searaybio270 Active Member

    Jul 8, 2010
    Bush River on the Cheasapeake Bay
    1996 EC, Garmin 3210, Dinghy - Seadoo Jet boat with twin 85 horse. Fun and Fast.
    7.4 MC 360 HP each
    Westerbeke 7KW
    Glad to hear you remembered the important things (Bar/pool table). He was either at the Bush River Yacht Club or Otter Point Yacht club. They both have a bar and pool table. I am down the river from both after you go under the train bridge. Good area and good boating people.

  3. Yochach!

    Yochach! Member SILVER Sponsor

    Aug 22, 2016
    1997 330 da
    Twin 7.4l mpi
    V drive
    Twin 7.4l mpi
    V drives
    ohh nice! I've been there before to get fuel. I was there during low tide and was amazed how shallow it got in there. We go out to the cove in Nj every now and then to anchor out.
  4. lawndoctor

    lawndoctor Active Member SILVER Sponsor

    Jun 5, 2008
    Chesapeake Bay & Philadelphia
    2009 330 Sundancer & 2002 225 Weekender
    8.1L V-Drives & Bravo III 5.0L
    Yeah, all the marinas in the area have been silting in over the past few years. They want to dredge but it's expensive, plus a political minefield. Ironic because everywhere else on this part of the river is 50 feet deep.

    There are some great spots to anchor up and down the river. Which area do you mean? The island near the mouth of the Schulykill River is a good one, and we've also anchored in that cove by the River Winds just down from the island, but the cove gets really crowded. We often anchor up just past the Rancocas Creek behind a sand bar that comes up at low tide and protects us from wakes, and also a spot just up past the NJ Police station behind Burlington Island.

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