Youth boating safety class is Saturday in Deltaville
With increasing attention being directed to safe boating on Virginia's waters, there is an opportunity for the area's youngest boaters to learn the laws that govern boating safety and the practices.
‘Life Jacket Exchange’ in Deltaville on Heritage Day
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 62 of Deltaville has received a grant from the BoatUS Foundation to provide life jackets to children by means of a free "Life Jacket Exchange.”
Safe boater course offered at Bethpage
USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 62 of Deltaville will hold a boater safety course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 18 at Bethpage Camp-Resort near Urbanna. For information call 758-4053 or email .
Free July 4th concert to feature ‘Sweet Justice’
The classic rock group "Sweet Justice" will perform Saturday, July 4, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Urbanna Town Marina at Upton's Point on Urbanna Creek. Admission is free. Bring food and lawn chairs. The concert is sponsored by the Urbanna Business Association.
Local boatyard doing international work
“Ring Andersen” is one of the great wooden tall ships left in the Chesapeake Bay region. She was built in 1948 at Ring Andersen Boatyard in Denmark as a Baltic sailing trader. She was used from 1948 to 1962 to transport wheat, sugar, flour and fish. Today, she is an upscale yacht.