ALBERG 37 FALL RENDEZVOUS
October 13 - 14, 2007
Annual Alberg 37 Rendezvous
2007 Annual Fall Rendezvous was held at the Assenmacher dock on the
weather was cool and clear, so 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,
Not All Attendees
Are In The Photo
members attending (without their boats) included: Rob Lee, of
attendees included: Ex-A-37 owners Geoff
and Bunkey Cunliffe, of Mississauga, Ontario, who are heading south
aboard their Lagoon 410 catamaran PARTY
OF TWO; Becky and Jerry Knop,
Reisterstown, MD; Sandy and David Romer (who are also heading south aboard their Cape Dory
35 TUMBLEWEED; friends Rod
and Polly Mercker, Lottsburg, VA; Carol
and Richard Hackett (aboard their Shannon 38 Sloop KILISSA);
and Joy Waters, Kinsale, VA.
Saturday afternoon featured a Chesapeake Bay Crab Feast where a bushel of steamed Blue Crabs were consumed on the dock by attendees (a few folks wouldn’t touch those things – which left more for us “Crab Lovers”)!! Following the Crab Feast, TJ steamed a bushel of fresh oysters over an open pit fire (Chesapeake Bay Style). Again, a few folks wouldn’t touch the oysters, which left more for the “Oyster Lovers”!! Later that evening, Becky Knop served her famous “Need New Lips” Crab Soup (highly seasoned, of course – hence the name coined by Marcel Steinz years ago “Need New Lips”)!
Sunday dawned bright and cool, with folks recovering from all the food consumed the previous day. Several boats departed mid- morning for home.
highlight of Sunday’s events was an afternoon cruise aboard J.C. Water’s
65’ steel schooner, THE SPIRIT OF
On Monday morning, TUMBLEWEED, along with PARTY OF TWO departed on their long trek south for the winter. Several other boats left on Tuesday.
A great time was
had by all!!!!