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Caribbean cruisers seeking US entry via Chesapeake Bay

by Daria Blackwell 18 Apr 17:55 UTC
Hampton Roads Harbor © Virginia Port Authority

It is recommended that Caribbean cruisers seeking to enter the Chesapeake Bay make their initial port of call in the Hampton Roads area.

There are multiple marinas and protected anchorages in the vicinity of Hampton Roads that enable ready access to food and fuel resupply. It is strongly recommended that cruisers make contact with a marina either by phone or email prior to arrival to ensure that space is available and that the entry rules have not changed. Information will be available on options for proceeding north up the Bay or offshore.

The Waterway Guide is posting government notices about Covid-19 restrictions as well as marina status reports. Noonsite is collating and verifying information about Covid-19 country restrictions globally.

Contact your Port Officers for current regional information and assistance.

This article has been provided by the courtesy of Ocean Cruising Club.

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