Greetings Fellow Huckins Owners:
As this is written, snow is on the ground, another storm threatens, and it is time to think of summer.
It has been a while since we had a Huckins gathering in here, and we would like to remedy that fact. Please bring your boat to Newport, or come without it, on September 6,7,8, the weekend after Labor Day, 2024. Come earlier and stay longer and we will help you find accommodations. For the weekend itself we will tie up at the docks at Fort Adams, with launch service available to town and our festivities.
On Friday evening, we will have cocktails on the docks and a casual cookout dinner in the adjacent parking lot. On Saturday, we plan to have a rendezvous at a picnic spot inside Narragansett Bay. Having returned to the docks at Fort Adams, we will go by launch to Harbour Court, the New York Yacht Club, for cocktails. We will return to Fort Adams for a seated catered dinner inside the fort. On Sunday, we will have a leisurely brunch, reached by launch, at the Ida Lewis Yacht Club.
As noted, you may come sooner and stay longer. The dockage rate at Fort Adams is $5.25 a foot, about half the price of the marinas in town, or you can get a mooring for $60/$75 a night. The prices of the other events have not yet been determined.
Now is the time to plan your cruise to Newport. The City by the Sea has many attractions: Mansions, historic homes, good beaches, world-class restaurants, car museums, polo, shopping, and more. After Labor Day, the crowds are much diminished and the weather is the best of the summer. Please let us know as soon as possible that you are coming, as it will help us to better plan. Contact Terry Lyman. email@example.com Any Questions?
It will be spring before we know it.