The 22nd Annual
2014 ALBERG 37 FALL RENDEZVOUS
Visits Since 10/10/2014
The 22nd Annual Alberg 37 Fall Rendezvous was held at the Assenmacher home and dock on the Hampton Hall Branch of the Yeocomico River near Kinsale, VA on Saturday/Sunday, October 4-5, 2014.
MISCHIEF, Kip and Linda Newbould's 1970 MK-I Yawl, and SHEARWATER,
Tom and Kaye Assenmacher’s 1972 MK-II Yawl, were the only Alberg 37s in
attendance for the Rendezvous. Also
arriving (drive-ins) were A-37 owners Henk
and Wendy DeVries of Cobourg,
Others attending the Rendezvous were friends/neighbors:
Becky and Jerry Knop of Reisterstown, MD; Lou and
The early Fall weather was again GREAT! Those arriving on Friday enjoyed a pot luck dinner on Friday evening along with a lot of 'sea stories', renewed acquaintances and a good time was had by all! Saturday dawned clear and cool which persisted the entire weekend, and a lot of time over the weekend was spent on the dock and outdoors! Saturday's events included the usual 'crab pickin' where a bushel of steamed local Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs were consumed in the early afternoon. Later on Saturday afternoon, a bushel of our locally home grown oysters (we -Tom and Kaye- are 'oyster gardeners') were roasted over an open fire-pit, followed by an outdoor hot dog and hamburger BBQ on the back deck. Fortunately, friend of all (and previous A-37 owner) Becky Knop - was able to attend this year's event, so we DID have Becky's famous and ‘fabulous’ Crab Soup!
Henk and Wendy DeVries (PAWBEE), and Frank Miller (ENVY) were the winners of the 'Good Old Boat' free subscriptions, provided by the publishers of GOOD OLD BOAT MAGAZINE. For several years, Good Old Boat has provided 2 free subscriptions to their great magazine to be awarded at the A-37 Rendezvous. Our special thanks to Mark Busta, Director of Circulation and Merchandise at Good Old Boat for always sending the subscription certificates.
Sunday's weather was a repeat of Saturday's, and those folks who had driven longer distances left by mid-day on Sunday. Those who were still here enjoyed another pot luck dinner in the early afternoon, and more OYSTERS. A great time was had by all!!
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