What:  Beaufort by Boat

When:  Friday, September 22 – Sunday September 24

Where:  Beaufort, North Carolina

Registration Status:  Limited Availability*

We’re very excited to bring you the first overnight club trip in nearly a decade!  The Cape Fear Grady Club will be heading to Beaufort via the Intracoastal Waterway on Friday, September 22 and returning Sunday, September 24.  The trip has been planned with lots of free time in mind.  Enjoy shopping, make dinner plans with other club members, or enjoy a quiet dinner for two at a local restaurant; the choice is yours!  Here’s our schedule:

Friday, September 22, 2017:

10:00am – Depart Atlantic Marine docks
12:30pm – Arrive in Swansboro (Depending on the size of our group, we may stop here for lunch or bathroom breaks)
2:00pm – Arrive in Beaufort, dock at the town docks
3:00pm – Get checked in at Inlet Inn
6:00pm – Reception hosted by Atlantic Marine

Saturday, September 23, 2017:

10:00am – Depart Beaufort for Shackleford Banks (we may rendezvous with the local Grady Club!)
Anytime – Return to Beaufort docks and enjoy the shops and waterfront downtown

Sunday, September 24, 2017:

9:00am – Depart Beaufort docks and refuel
10:00am – Depart fuel docks, head to Wrightsville Beach
1:30pm – Arrive Wrightsville Beach

Here’s what we’ll do to make this trip fun and enjoyable:

  • Lead the group to and from Beaufort on a beautiful ride along the ICWW at approximately 30MPH
    • We will provide tide info, bridge clearance and opening schedules.  If you boat requires an opening, we will not leave you behind.
    • There will be opportunities to use the head on your boat, we will slow down occasionally for this.
  • Help you get your Garmin electronics setup to record a track on our way up, making navigation home easier if you decide to run ahead or behind the group.
  • Put together a list of restaurants with menu choices and phone numbers.
  • Show anyone how to use Uber, a ride sharing app that makes getting around Beaufort by car very easy.
  • Make time and suggest a place to purchase fuel for the run home.
  • Provide you with a suggested list of items to bring with you.
  • Provide you with plenty of free time to enjoy Beaufort!
  • Answer any of your questions…or try our best!
  • Book all of the dockage, all you need to do is book your hotel room.
    • We will bill you later for the dockage fees.

Here’s what you need to do:

  • Register below!
  • Book your hotel room at Inlet Inn – (252) 728-3600 or inlet-inn.com
    • I have blocked a group of rooms for the Cape Fear Grady Club.  The price is the same, whether you block or book on your own, so you can go either way.
  • Make sure your maintenance is up to date with our service department; have any issues corrected now[email protected]
    • If you book service close to the departure, please let me know so that I can be certain your repairs are completed in time.
  • Watch your e-mail or check this page for updates.
  • Invite any friends that want to make the trip, be sure to have them book a hotel room as well.  You can register now, and let me know on friends or guests later!
  • Get EXCITED!

Questions?  E-mail Jordan Davis: [email protected]

*Limited registration is available.  We would love to have you join us, but we suggest you make hotel arrangements first, as they are limited.  We do not anticipate dockage becoming an issue.

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