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CBBA 2016 South then North Cruise
The Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association (CBBA) is made up of the Northern and Southern Fleets. The Northern Fleet is under the command of Captain Kevin Flynn with the Southern Fleet under the command of Captain John England. The Fleet currently covers New Jersey to Florida.

Captain Kevin Flynn is the owner of the P. E. Pruitt and keeps her berthed in Rock Hall, Maryland and can be reached at   [brokerage@flynnco.com].

Captain John England is the master of the F. D. Crockett and keeps her berthed in Deltaville, Virginia at the Maritine Mand can be reached at  [jdengland@verizon.net].
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2016 Chesapeake Bay Buyboat 12th Annual Reunion Cruse.

The 12th annual reunion tour will start in Tangier Island at Parks Marina on August 3rd 2016.

These unique craft that were used to haul seafood and cargo using the Chesapeake Bay waterways before many of the peninsulas were connected by bridges.  As the seafood harvest declined and highways became the mode of travel the large graceful buyboats faded from local waters.  There are, perhaps, not more than 30 of the oyster buyboats remaining on the Bay.

The Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association is comprised of owners and people who share the love of these big boats. The  owners maintain and operate the remaining buyboats at their own expense.  The owners bring their boats to ports around the Bay each summer so that the public can stand on the decks, touch them and understand their importance in history.

Buyboats Attending Cruise at this time:

F.D Crockett, 62'x16'x4.5' one 30 amp [>>All Ports<<]
Nellie Crockett, 67'x21.4'x5.5' - one 30 amp [>>All Ports<<]
Thomas J., 52'x17'x5' - one 30 amp [>>All Ports<<]
PropWash, 65'x20'x5.5' two 30 amp ex Agnes Sterling , Wayne Christy, Old Squaw [>>All Ports<<]
55th Virginia, 47'x14'x4' - one 30 amp, ex Twin Brothers II [>>All Ports<<]
East Hampton, 65'x16'x5.5' - two 30 amp[>>Tangier Island, Cape Charles, St. Michaels<<]
Iva W., 60'x16.5'x4.5' - two 30 or one 50 amp [>>St. Michaels<<]
Muriel Eileen, 65'x20'x5.5' - two 30 or one 50 amp [>>St. Michaels<<]
P.E. Pruitt, 60'x16'x5' - one 30 amp [>>St. Michaels<<]
Emmett H., 37'x10.6'x3' - one 30 amp [>>All Ports<<]
Peggy, 55'x12.2'x4.3' one 30 amp [>>All Ports<<]

Northern and Southern Fleet Work/Support Boats Attending:
Screamin Mimi - Yellow, 10'x4'x4" Built 2003 by Austen L. Parish, Georgetown, MD [>>[>>(?)<<]<<]
Red Devil - Red, 10'x4'x4" Built 2006 by Logan M. Parish, Georgetown, MD [>>[>>(?)<<]<<]
Margarita - Green, 10'x4'x4" Built 1980 by Philip Parish, Georgetown, MD [>>(?)<<]
Shadow Fay, 31'X12'X3' one 30 amp [>>Cape Charles<<]

Schedule for South going to North Cruise

>> (1) August 3rd. Tangier Island, Virginia (Parks Marina). >>> Cindy <<<

>> (2) August 4th/7th. Cape Charles, Virginia. at The Oyster Farm Marina >>> Smity <<<

>> (3) August 8th. Tangier Island, Virginia. (Parks Marina) >>> Cindy<<<

>> (4) August 9th/10th. Solomons Island at the Calvert Marine Museum, Maryland.>>> John<<< 

>> (5) August 11th/14th. St. Michaels, Maryland at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.>>> John <<<

>> (6) August 15th/???. Maby one extra stop.>>> ??? <<<

>> (6) August 15th/???. Or To Solomons.>>> ??? <<<

>> (7) August 15th. Solomons Island at the Calvert Marine Museum, Maryland.>>> John<<<

>> (8) August 16th. Heading Home.

>>>>Schedule will be adjusted for weather, time underway when required.

                    Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Reunions and Homecoming.




  2016 (Going South to North) -  Northern and Southern fleets will meet in Tangier Island and cruise to Cape Charles for our 2016 reunion. This cruise is scheduled by Southern Fleet.

** 2017 (Going North) -  Solomons Island, MD for 2017 cruise, This cruise is  scheduled by Nouthern Fleet.
** 2018 (Going South) -  This cruise is scheduled by Southern Fleet. ???????????????

** Need to lock in 1st port stop so advance planing can start.

  Schedule for 2016
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