Buyboat Rendezvous cruise to start Saturday in Urbanna

The buyboat Thomas J enters Urbanna Creek during the 2018 Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Rendezvous. This year’s 17th annual rendezvous will start in Urbanna. The boats are scheduled to arrive in Urbanna Creek around 2 p.m. Friday, July 30, and will be open for public viewing from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at the Urbanna Town Marina. They will leave Sunday, August 1, for their next stop at Tangier Island. Photo by Larry Chowning

by Larry Chowning     

The Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association will present its 17th annual buyboat rendezvous from July 30-August 8.

The tour will start in Urbanna at the town-owned marina at the foot of Virginia Street on Urbanna Creek and end at Hudgins Horn Harbor Marina in Port Haywood.

The boats plan to visit Tangier Island August 2, Cape Charles August 4 and Poquoson August 5 for overnight stays and to greet the public interested in seeing and learning about the boats.

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