Southport Day Trip for Atlantic Marine Customers

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What:  Southport Day Trip for Atlantic Marine Customers
with the Cape Fear Grady Club

When:  Saturday, August 19, 2017

Registration Deadline:  Registration has closed for this event.


“…thank you for another great day with [Atlantic Marine].  Your planning always makes it a pleasure.  Thanks especially for the shuttle you set up to make getting around Southport a breeze.  Looking forward to more great times with [Atlantic Marine]!”  – Tom Newton, Freedom 225


Have you wondered what we do in the Cape Fear Grady Club?  Now's your chance!  Club Members welcome any Atlantic Marine customer to join in on a day trip to Southport!  We'll leave from the Atlantic Marine docks Saturday morning by 10:00am.  We'll have an easy run down to Southport, giving those unfamiliar with navigating  the Cape Fear River an opportunity to experience it in your own boat, stress free!Side Image

Here's an outline of our day:

9:30am – Meet at the Atlantic Marine docks.  Jordan Davis will offer a brief refresher on aids to navigation and hazards to navigation for our trip, as well as answer any questions.
10:00am – Atlantic Marine boat pulls off from the docks at Wrightsville Beach (any other boats are welcome to join in along the way
11:00am – Arrive at Southport Marina and get docked.
11:30am – Load up in our ground transportation (See notes below) and take the short ride over to downtown Southport where there are a several restaurants
11:30am – 3:00pm – Enjoy downtown Southport restaurants, shops, waterfront park, and pier.
3:30pm – Atlantic Marine boat leaves to head back to Wrightsville Beach (feel free to leave earlier or stay later)

Cost to register for this event is $95.00 per boat.  This will cover dock fees and ground transportation for the day.

Note on ground transportation in Southport: We will have a shuttle constantly making rounds between Southport Marina, corner of W West and Howe Streets, End of N Howe St, and Yacht Basin Drive from 11:00am until 3:30pm.

Restaurant Recommendations

Oliver's Stop 3Click here for the menu  (Try the lobster bisque!)

Frying PanStop 4Click here for the menu (Try the grouper nuggets, or if you aren't looking for seafood, the Frying Pan Tenderloin wrap is great!)

Provision CompanyStop 4Click here for the menu (Try the conch fritters!)

Yacht Basin EateryStop 4Click here for the menu (Try the Mahi-Mahi Tacos!)

Fishy Fishy CafeStop 4Click here for the menu (Try the fried flounder sandwich!)

Interested in learning more about navigating the Cape Fear River?  We recommend downloading the Navionics iPad app, giving you access to charts you can review in the comfort of your home.