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2023 Calendar

In additiontion to the events listed below, there may also be several  impromptu events (Informal anchoring-out, cruises, movie nights, regattas, etc.,)
with announcement by email

January 28, 2023

Commodore's Party
Cocktails & Dinner at Maggiano's Little Italy,
Short Pump Town Center
11800 West Broad St., #2204, Richmond, VA, 23233

March 18, 2023

Wine & Cheese Party, 3-6 p.m. 
Held at the residence of our Rear Commodore
Melissa Ball and her husband Jonathan,
10332 Sonny Meadows Lane,
Mechanicsville, VA 

NOTE: There is plenty of on-street parking, and you are advised to park near wooded areas across the street from their home. There 
will be flags placed near the Balls’ neighbors’ sprinkler systems.  

April 15, 2023

Blessing of the Fleet, USCG Auxiliary Vessel Safety Checks (VSCs) & Brunch 
NOTE: Vessel safety checks are provided as a public service. Limited timeslots are available during this event, so sign-up in advance.  
Afterwards  a completed checklist is provided for your information. 

-- Sample VSC Checklist -- Checklist Explanations --

May 27-29, 2023

Memorial Day Weekend Cruise to Jackson Creek

Jackson Creek is a beautiful anchorage off the Piankatank River.  Deltaville Marina is available for those who prefer a slip for the weekend. NOTE: Make your slip reservation directly with Deltaville Marina ( or 804-776-9812).  For those who prefer anchoring-out, Deltaville Marina facilities (bathrooms, dinghy dock, courtesy car) are available for a daily fee.  The Deltaville Tap & Raw Bar (restaurant) is located at the marina.  

June 10, 2023

Educational Event - Basic First Aid for Sailors & What A Well Equipped Sailboat's First Aid Bag Contains
9:00 a.m. at the Freeshade Community Center,
1544 Regent Road, Syringa, VA 23169-2314

This session includes a discussion of common injuries and ailments you can expect to encounter while on your boat and how to deal with them; and will cover the recommended contents of first aid bags that you may want to have on your boat.  NOTE: Contact George Chabalewski ( if you plan to attend this class, and let him know if bringing additional people.

July 1-4, 2023

Independence Day Weekend Cruise to Onancock, Va 
Onancock Town Wharf and Marina is available for those who prefer a slip for the weekend.  Reserve your slip at Onancock Town Marina through  For those who prefer anchoring-out, Onancock Marina facilities are available for a daily fee.

July 2023

Land or water events 
(To be determined)

August 19, 2023

Educational Event
(topic to be determined)

September 2-4, 2023

Labor Day Weekend Cruise to Cape Charles, Va.
Sailors who make the sail to Cape Charles will stay at the Cape Charles Town Harbor and Marina.  No anchoring is available.  For this cruise Vice Commodore, Doug Miller,  will make slip reservations for the RPYC members who sign up.
NOTE:  If you are uncertain about making the cruise, sign up for it  anyway! It is easier to cancel than to obtain a late slip reservation.

September 23, 2023

Seafood Festival/Food truck

November 4, 2023

Educational Event, Annual Meeting & Chili Cook-off
(Educational topic to be determined

Early December 2023

Year-End Party
(Date & location to be determined)

September 29 to October 1, 2023

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