Pool Plunge Before Big Trip

The Deltaville Yachting Center pool is open for enjoyment. Bill Gau decided to be the first brave soul to try out the water temperature. Just after his swim, Bill and wife, Ellie, left aboard “B’ellie Laughin”, S/V Endeavor 42(slip A13C at DYC) for extended cruising in the Bahamas…and beyond. The adventurous couple sold their home in…

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Virginia Safe Boating Class Success

Twenty four boaters achieved their Virginia Boating credentials on Saturday, March 7th at Deltaville Yachting Center. Thanks to Bill Simpson, past owner of Stingray Point Sailing School, the class was very thorough. The videos and practical real life experiences added to the learning experience. All boaters in Virginia should complete an accredited Safe Boating Class…

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Happy in Snowville….Deltaville Yachting Center

A cold week of snow and wind in our little town of Deltaville, Va. Still have 45+ hardy sailors coming for our 2015 Sailing Seminar tomorrow, February 21st. We thought you might enjoy seeing these pictures. We call them…..Boats on White….and Lew’s De-Icer Enjoyed by Boats and Ducks… .

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Ice Coats Deltaville

A wintery mix of rain and ice coated most of Middlesex County this week. Deltaville looked like a diamond coated landscape as the sun came out on January 15th. Here is a picture of the drive way into Deltaville Yachting Center. If you visit DYCBOAT on Pinterest you will find other pictures of ice covered…

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Deltaville Creek Cruise & DYC Holiday Hours

The annual Jackson Creek Christmas Cruise is set for Friday, December 12(rain date, December 13) in Deltaville. There will be four cruises: 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm & 7:30pm. Participants are asked to arrive at Deltaville Community Center 15 minutes before their scheduled cruise. Only 40 tickets will be available for each cruise. Tickets for adults(over age…

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Museum Lecture: Civil War History

Deltaville Maritime Museum is holding its first lecture on November 15th. For those of you interested in the Civil War in the Coastal areas of Middlesex and Mathews, Va. there will be a presentation by Kellee Blake in the library of the Deltaville Maritime Museum on November 15th at 2 pm. The topic will be…

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‘Mattapoisett’ Launched

Commissioning is just about complete on this beautiful 2015 Catalina 445, Mattapoisett. The launch for the commissioning sea trial was an exciting day for owner, Sean N. , Lew Grimm, selling CYS broker, Cori Williams and DYC commissioning technician, Eddie Gibson.

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Boaters’ Party Fun

Well, we were definitely smiled upon Saturday evening. The temperatures were in the 70’s and there was a constant summer breeze. Around 40 boaters gathered to share a terrific pot luck meal. The variety of vegetable dishes and salads was so nice. It was great to see the men who prepared food this year. Tim…

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Coast Guard Auxiliary Vessel Inspections

Boating safety is so important. You have many avenues through which you can learn about how to comply with the U.S.Coast Guard safety regulations. Coast Guard Auxiliary members provide a non threatening approach to education and vessel inspections.. Today the smiling faces of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 62 members were visiting boats at…

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Deltaville 5 K Video and Fun

Take a look at Deltaville through the eyes of folks who participated in the 2014 Detlaville 5K and Kids’ Fun Run….by watching this great video taken by T.G. McMurtrie. It is like running through our beautiful little town. The Deltaville 5K is organized by Bruce and Carolyn Miller who work hard to make it fun….

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