October 14 - 15, 2006


Hampton Hall Branch, Yeocomico River  
Kinsale , VA.

(On Virginia 's Beautiful and Historic Northern Neck)

GPS Coordinates:

38-01.262 N 076-34.417 W


The 2006 Annual Fall Alberg 37 Rendezvous was held at the Assenmacher dock on the Yeocomico River , near Kinsale , VA on the weekend of October 14-15, 2006 .  Festivities actually began on Friday evening with an “All You Can Eat” Fish fry at the local Kinsale Harbor Marina Restaurant .

The weather was cool and clear, so that outdoor activities were possible. “Boat Talk” and photo ops of the attending boats was the order of the day.  Pot luck breakfasts, lunches and dinners were enjoyed by all. The following Alberg 37s were present: SHEARWATER – 1975 MK-II Yawl ( Tom and Kaye Assenmacher , Kinsale , VA ); SOJOURN – 1985 MK-II Sloop (Tom McMaster and Rose Hansmeyer, Minneapolis , MN );  ELIXIR – 1984 MK-II Yawl (Joran Gendell and friend Lynn, Williamsburg , VA ).

Other members attending (without their boats) included: Lou and Jean Wayne of Rochester, NY (PIKA); Wayne and Sherrill Bower, Bowie, MD, (TEELOK); Ron and Kaye Surley, Dallas, TX (MY GIRL); Henk and Wendy DeVries, Cobourg, ON (PAWBEE); Lois Jacob and Merle Galbraith, Chicago, IL/Trinidad (INTERLUDE); Ron and Cindy Strahm, Independence, MO (ENVY); Kip and Linda Newbould, Coles Point, VA (TEVAKE); Wil Hewitt, Charleston, SC (FLORENCE GRAY); and Charlie Deakyne, Annapolis, MD (SCRIMSHAW)

Other attendees included: Becky and Jerry Knop, Reisterstown , MD ;  Marcel and Karen Steinz, Oakville , ON ; Carol and Jim Organ, (aboard their Gulfstar 41 Sloop SEADUCTION V) of Port Hawkesbury, Cape Breton , NS ; Sandy and David Romer; Rod and Polly Mercker, Lottsburg , VA; Carol and Richard Hackett (aboard their Shannon 38 Sloop KILISSA)J.C., Marsha, and Joy Waters, Kinsale , VA.

A great time was had by all!!!!  
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