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Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association
The Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association 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 David Rollins. 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 [email@example.com].
Captain David Rollins is the owner of the East Hamption and keeps her berthed in Poquoson, Virginia and can be reached at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Commodore / Administrator of Association -
Vice Commodore Northern Fleet - Captain Kevin Flynn
Vice Commodore Southern Fleet - Captain David Rollins
Bill Hight -
Capt. Fred Wheatly -
Capt. John Howarth -
Harry W. Wells -
John England -
Kim Granbery -
Larry S. Chowning -
Ray Rogers -
HONORARY BUYBOAT CAPTAINS
Ask about the Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association’s yearly cruise and scheduled functions throughout the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries. We provide a part of history in real life by bringing our buyboats to different ports to support your planned functions.
E-Mail to find out which buyboats are located close to you. Locate those that will be able to support you in your effort to provide a part of history at your planned function. Find out what is required from you.
The larger buyboats have a maximum draft of six feet with some having a maximum beam of twenty feet. The largest one is in Florida with an overall length of eighty four feet to the smallest in Virginia with a length of forty five feet. Most of the buyboats on the Chesapeake are between fifty five to sixty five feet in length, with a draft of no more than five to six feet.
Each of the owners are proud of the buyboats and are happy to have visitors aboard for a show and tell about each boat and what they provided to the oyster industry.
The nothern fleet covers buyboats located in New Jersey, Deleware and Maryland.
The souther fleet covers buyboats located in Virginia to Florida.
For those interested in joining the Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association send your name & email. We will keep you updated on when the association is official and requirements if any.