Calendar of Events

Rallies, Rendezvous, and Seminars – 2017

  • January 24.     The Third Annual Salty Dawg Dinghy Drift, 2017 edition, in Francis Bay St. John was a great success with dinghies from 23 vessels and 49 sailors participating.

  • February 2.     The Second Annual Rendezvous at Foxy’s on Jost Van Dyke had 20 Salty Dawg boats and 46 sailors in attendance.

  • February 11 – 18.     The Second Annual Salty Dawg Rendezvous in Dominica was completed with 23 Salty Dawg vessels and 52 sailors.

  • March 25 – April 18.     The inaugural 2017 Salty Dawg Rally to Cuba had 23 vessels departing March 25th to April 4th, from the BVI, USVI and Key West, bound for two weeks in Havana.  Over 120 sailors participated in the event.

  • May 3.     Spring Rally Pre-departure: The record-setting 26 boats in the 2017  Spring Rally gathered at Leverick Bay in North sound to enjoy Michael Bean’s last Pirate Show of the season, watch the Jumbies perform after a Beach BBQ, and experience the dramatic vista from Hog Heaven.

  • May 15      Spring Rally departure: After a stop at Nanny Cay Resort and Marina on Tortola to prepare for departure, the fleet departed for Bermuda and ports along the Eastern seaboard.

  • July 9       Rally-To-Maine Captains’ Briefing

  • July 10     Rally to Maine Departure from the Chesapeake Bay; and about July 16 from Dutch Harbor, RI

  • October 4      “Essentials of Blue Water Cruising” Seminar – Annapolis MD 

  • October 5      Salty Dawg Rendezvous – Annapolis MD

  • October  5 – 9.     Salty Dawg Booth (at the head of “Ego Alley”) – Annapolis Sailboat Show

  • October 7.     Inaugural Great Lakes to Hampton Rally; gather in Toronto October 7, depart October 9th for passage across Lake Erie, through the New York Barge canal and Hudson River to New York City, and then passage to Hampton VA.

  • October 26.     Salty Dawg Fall Rally Pre-departure:  Events begin – Bluewater Yachting Center, Hampton VA

  • November 2.     Salty Dawg Fall Rally departure – (weather permitting) Hampton VA to Antigua