2017 Salty Dawg Sailing Association – Events Schedule

  • 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 third annual Rendezvous at Foxy’s 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.  This Rally was completed to broad acclaim from all participants, and Cuban authorities.

  • May 3

Gather in North Sound for Spring Rally pre-departure events

  • May 15

Salty Dawg Spring Rally departure, BVI to Hampton, VA

  • July 9

Southern Chesapeake Sailors’ Rendezvous, Indian Creek, VA

  • July 11

Salty Dawg Rally to Maine departure from the Chesapeake Bay; and about July 16 from Dutch Harbor, RI

  • October 4

Annapolis, MD, Seminars for Blue Water Sailors, agenda and details.

  • October 5

Salty Dawg Annapolis Rendezvous – Mears Pavilion Annapolis, MD

  • October  5 – 9

Salty Dawg Booth (at the head of “Ego Alley”) at the Annapolis Sailboat Show

  • October 7

Inaugural Toronto 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-Nov 1

Salty Dawg Blue Water Seminars in Hampton, VA at Bluewater Yachting Center.

  • November 2

Salty Dawg Fall Rally departure – (weather permitting) Hampton, VA to BVI

  • November 7 – 11

Salty Dawg Rendezvous with the famous Salty Dawg Rum Runner Painkilller Party and dinner at Frangipani’s, followed by the Bequia to BVI, North Sound Rally

  • December 15

Salty Dawg Rendezvous, Bamboushay Lounge, Road Town, Tortola, BVI


“I have been sailing for many years and wasn’t sure as to how much I will gain from this seminar. But to me It was a great learning experience. I found it very interesting and learned a lot. The day just flew by.” – from Gerhson Booso, sv Luba. (Newport Seminars, 2015)