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    JOIN US FOR AN EDUCATIONAL CRUISE

ON THE DELAWARE RIVER

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Aboard the Benjamin Franklin Yacht

Start Safe Boating Week with a Buffet Dinner and

Narrated Cruise

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Boarding: 1800

Departure: 1830

Rain or Shine

 

Narrators are R/C Bill McManimen,SN and P/DEO Jim Heckman,SN from Main Line Power Squadron. Traditional and electronic methods of navigation will be presented.

During this trip you will enjoy a delightful, full course dinner on the lower dining deck of the Ben Franklin.  The informative and exciting narration by Jim and Bill will focus on aids to navigation, piloting, and chart work using a hand held compass, GPS, and plotting our position on Delaware River Chart 12312.  On the return trip you will see lighted aids, ranges and navigation lights on the big ships.

Bring your neighbors and friends

Make reservation by sending a check in the amount of $35.00 for each adult payable to Delhigh and RSVP to Lt/C Gary Corcoran, Jn at (610) 657-3283 or gcorcoran14@gmail.com or you can sign up at the May Meeting on 1 May.  List the name of each guest and e-mail address.  ($15.00 for children under 12)
 

Directions:  The Ben Franklin departs from 401 N. Columbus Blvd. which is just north of the Ben Franklin Bridge.  South on I-95:  take the right hand lane at exit 22 for Callowhill St.  At the bottom of the off ramp, turn left on Callowhill St. and go several blocks.  Turn left on N. Columbus Blvd.  You will almost immediately come upon the parking lot at #401 where you will find ample parking.  Coming north on I-95: use exit #20, turn left onto Columbus Blvd.  Parking lot is just north of Dave & Buster’s Restaurant


Dock is not in the same location but parking is in the same lot and there are signs to get you to the new dock.  Please arrive in enough time to find the new dock and board the ship before it departs at 1830 sharp.

.Sponsored by Delaware River, Delhigh, Kingsway and Main Line Power Squadrons