June 25, 2014

June 25, 2014  Day 59  Chesapeake Bay!
Point Lookout Marina
Ridge, MD

On Monday, we left our anchorage on the Great Wicomico River and went back into the bay and headed north.  We passed Smith Point Lighthouse at 0925.  

We then entered the Potomac River and then broke off into the St. Mary’s River.  We anchored in Horseshoe Bend across from St. Mary’s College. This is a large picturesque anchorage and is popular with sailboats. We stayed two nights and enjoyed being there.

We left there early Wednesday morning and headed to the Corinthian Yacht Club in Smith Creek. We were having issues with AC power and we needed to get connected.  Unfortunately this did not solve our problems, so we went to Point Lookout Marina, directly across the creek, since they have a maintenance staff.

We spent a long day without any power, but by the end of the day the problem was identified and resolved.  Bill found a connector wire to the inverter had been “fried”. We suspect the lightning strikes we felt at Doziers several days ago was the cause. The electrician replaced the wires and we now have power!

We also spent a delightful evening onboard Gail and Jeff’s boat, YOLO.  Gail prepared a delicious German dinner. They are here for a lengthier stay with an engine problem. We are sorry this has happened just at the beginning of their Loop.

Tomorrow we will go back across the creek to the Yacht Club and spend one night.