Cruising with Shallotte River Sail Power Squadron

2018 Conway Cruise

Updated July 2, 2018 ***All cruise participants should  contact Cruise Captain Jim Hutchison (908) 391-3222 or j.s.hutchison@att.net to  verify your marina  dockage and dinner reservations as soon as possible. 


As of June 29th, there is one room available at The Cypress Inn for the night of July 10th. THIS ROOM WILL NOT LAST FOR LONG. 

  

2018 Conway Overnight Cruise

********UPDATED INFO June 29th********

Conway Overnight Cruise – July 10-11, 2018 (rescheduled)

Tuesday, July 10th 2018

Communicate on VHF Channel 68 while cruising.

0845 - Depart SeaScape Marina – Captains: Bricker, Hester and Hutchison and their crews

0930 – Meet Captain David Stuart and First Mate Helen Welsh aboard 20-foot Hurricane (white with blue Bimini top) at Ocean Isle Beach Marina and Yacht Club

1130-1200 – Dock at Bucksport Marina for lunch at Captain Buck’s Port Tiki Bar. Bucksport Marina has Ethanol-Free Gasoline, Regular Unleaded Gasoline and Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel fuel available.

1330-1400 – Depart Bucksport Marina for Waccamaw River to Conway

1500-1530 – Dock at Conway City Marina, 1 (843) 248-1713 Matt - Harbor Master, Meredith - Asst. Harbor Master The docking fee is $1.00 / foot / night. PAY WITH CHECK OR CASH - CREDIT CARDS NOT ACCEPTED Ethanol-free gasoline available

1530-1600 – Check-in at The Cypress Inn

1800 – Meet in lobby of The Cypress Inn for walk to Rivertown Bistro (10-15 min.) - 1111 3rd Ave, Conway, SC 29526

1830-2030 – Dinner at The Rivertown Bistro in the Private Dining Room on the 2nd floor.

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

0800-0900 – A full breakfast will be served at The Cypress Inn.

1030-1100 – Checkout of Cypress Inn and Depart Conway City Marina

Communicate on VHF Channel 68 while cruising.

Cruising together on the Waccamaw River until we reach the ICW is recommended. Last year, after reaching the ICW and turning eastward, some stopped along the ICW for lunch and others cruised directly home. Do as you wish and make arrangements with fellow cruise participants. _________________________________________________________

For further information on Bucksport Marina, call 1 (843) 397-5566, or see http://bucksportplantation.com/bucksport-marina/.

For more information on Captain Buck’s Port Tiki Bar, 1 (843) 397-6300, or see, http://bucksportplantation.com/captain-bucks/restaurant-menu/.

For those driving, The Cypress Inn is at 16 Elm Street, Conway SC 29526. Tel: 1 843-248-8199

As of June 29th, there is one room available at The Cypress Inn for the night of July 10th. THIS ROOM WILL NOT LAST FOR LONG. If you want this room, call immediately, 1-843-248-8199, and tell Hugh or Carol Archer (proprietors) that you are with the SRSPS so that you get the special room rate.

Additional lodging is available 20-25 minutes away from The Cypress Inn by car. The Cypress Inn recommends the Hampton Inn at 4551 Highway 501, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29579. 1-843-236-0045

Dinner reservations are for 1830 at Rivertown Bistro in Conway, SC. We will dine in the Private Dining Room on the 2nd floor. For the current menu, see http://rivertownbistro.com

For those driving and meeting the group for dinner, Rivertown Bistro is at 1111 3rd Ave, Conway, SC 29526. 1(843) 248-3733. Our reservation is under the name, HUTCHISON.

For those who prefer more casual dining, Bonfire is right on the Waccamaw River within walking distance of the Cypress Inn. For more information, see http://www.smithsbonfire.com/about/