Re: [bolger] Re: HOW ABOUT A SOUTHEASTERN MESSAGBOUT?
- Tugaloo State Park on Lake Hartwell SC/GA?
I could do that.
Santee State Park in East SC?
Do either of these have shorline campsites with "beach" like areas for all
the people and boats to mill around
----- Original Message -----
From: "dave seeton" <daveseeton@...>
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 2:51 PM
Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: HOW ABOUT A SOUTHEASTERN MESSAGBOUT?
> So we're talking about memorial day week-end? in Beauford NC? Or somewhere
> in SC. I live on Lake Hartwell in western SC. It has 986 miles of
> shoreline, not sure of wind conditions as I don't sail. Big water around
> the Dam. Should I look into aroud here or does some one have another idea?
> We need some input from list members if this is going to happen.
> Rhett Davis <ravenous@...> wrote:
> Having been to the MIDWEST messabout several times, I think do it
> Anyone can come with any boat or no boat at all.
> No particular schedule except for maybe a group meal.
> Lots of looking, talking, and playing in boats.
> Being from South Georgia, and having a larger boat to trailer,
> I'd favor SC over NC.
> I love cruising tidal creeks and rivers,
> and believe lakes can be pretty bland,
> but for a messabout, you can't beat a
> campground on protected wide water.
> That way sailors, rowers, paddlers, and
> motorboaters, all get to play. Most of the
> good stuff at a messabout happens on the
> shore anyway.
> Let's not drop this thread. Let's pick location central to
> those who have expressed interest that has the features
> for a boat gathering. When is memorial day?
> I, for one, am excited about the possibilities so far.
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> From: "dave seeton" <daveseeton@...>
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> Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: HOW ABOUT A SOUTHEASTERN MESSAGBOUT?
>> Never been to a messabout. Is it limited to only Bolger designed? Only
>> Memorial W/E is ok for by me, Motel for us.
>> Patrick Crockett <pcrockett@...> wrote:
>> It seems that Beaufort NC has resonated most with potential
>> messabouters. There are a lot of motels in Morehead City, Beaufort,
>> Atlantic Beach, and thereabouts, as well as private campgrounds. Also
>> primitive camping in the Cape Lookout National Seashore (Shackleford
>> Banks a couple or four miles sail from Beaufort, or South Core Banks, a
>> two to five mile sail from points within 30 minutes of Beaufort). Are
>> folks more interested in motels or camping? And, more interested in
>> primitive or commercial camping?
>> Also, more interested in sailing along the Beaufort waterfront, within
>> the narrow channels in the sound inside the banks, on the Neuse River (a
>> bit north of Beaufort)?
>> I was in Beaufort last July 4th for the tall ships -- it was scary --
>> too many motor boats moving too fast. I got swamped by big weird waves
>> around the turning mark between Beaufort and Morehead City. I imagine
>> most July 4th weekends are not so crazy, but still I'd prefer to avoid
>> that particular weekend. Memorial day weekend would give people the
>> opportunity to take advantage of a 3-day weekend, the water is
>> comfortable, there is still a chance of wind (not quite into the summer
>> doldrums). Would that be a good weekend for everyone?
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- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Sam Glasscock <glasscocklanding@...> wrote:
>Goose Creek SP is the only one I'm aware of in this area. Haven't been
> How about one of the rivers off Pamlico Sound? Lots
> of water to explore for the big/fast boat guys, plenty
> of nearby open water for shoal-draft sailing, but
> protected for the little boat guys. I don't know
> about shore access, etc. around New Bern or
> Washington, N.C., but sombody on this group might.
there in years so I don't recall how suitable it is for a group
12 primitive tent sites, but First Come First Serve, which would mean
very tough to secure on a holiday weekend...