Hampton Inn Norfolk Naval Base
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... for poor visibility we were ducking in and out of the channel to avoid Navy traffic.
During the trip down anything that wasn't fastened down below ended up on the floor in the salon. Left Annapolis at 2 Monday and arrived at Top Rack Marina at about 2 this afternoon. Rewarded ourselves with a great dinner out at the Amber Lantern Restaurant. Early to bed. Up at 5:30 tomorrow to get underway at first light.
... As we approached Virginia Beach we were buzzed by FA 18's fighter jets overhead! We soon found out we were camped near the Navel Air Station Oceana, the only Jet Base on the East Coast. We were serenaded with their daily training flights - or the sound of freedom! One night we had helicopters (I think) overhead until 1:30am YES in the middle of the night! They seem to be doing circuits for hours & hours. Needless to say we were not thrilled ...
... receive the mark of irresponsibility- a neon yellow tag that screams in large letters "LATE CHECK IN." The attendant informs me my luggage is "not guaranteed" since it arrived so late. I shrug, head to security and make it to my gate as the first group is boarding. Fewf. I'll at least make it to NC today. I sleep for much of the 5hour flight to our layover in Baltimore, and make some small talk with the ladies sitting next to me. One woman asks what I'm doing in ...
Another day at sea and we are convinced time speeds by even faster when breathing sea air. Meeting at 10 to start our day probably was not helping! After warming up after our day in Sydney we did our usual; cocktail before dinner, dine in the golden restaurant, then a show and bed. Quite the life. This night we convinced the boys to pose for photos. What a hoot! Other fancy things we have tried are oysters, lobster, frog's legs and snails. So day at sea started ...
... but soon after dropping anchor we got a phone call from local friend John (S/V Alize), who keeps his boat in the marina. He was on the marina dock and advised us that a US Customs and Border Patrol officer was also waiting for us. We had called into CBP as required upon entering the Chesapeake, but were not informed they wanted to see us or board Pas de Deux upon landfall. No matter. Since ...