Directions

Welcome Opti SailorsDriving from Richmond to Deltaville – 1½ hours. Interstate 64 East to the West Point (Rt. 33) exit. Rt. 33 goes all the way to Deltaville. Go east on Rt. 33 through West Point to Glenns – where Rt. 33 turns left at a stop-light near a Seven-Eleven Store – and then to Saluda 3 miles later – where Rt. 33 bears right off the 4 lane road into Saluda. In Saluda, Rt. 33 turns right at the stop-light near the Exxon station. Follow Rt. 33 past Christchurch, Hartfield, Amburg toward Deltaville.

Driving from Washington to Deltaville – 2½ hours. Interstate 95 South to Fredericksburg. Take Rt 17 East to Tappahannock and then to Saluda. Bear left off the off the 4 lane road into Saluda. In Saluda, go straight onto Rt. 33 at the stoplight near the Exxon station. Follow Rt. 33 past Christchurch, Hartfield, Amburg toward Deltaville.

Driving from Annapolis to Deltaville – 2½ hours. Rt. 301 South through Waldorf to the Potomac River Bridge. Continue on Rt. 301 across the Rappahannock River to Port Royal. Turn left on Rt 17 East to Tappahannock and then to Saluda. Bear left off the off the 4 lane road into Saluda. In Saluda, go straight onto Rt. 33 at the stoplight near the Exxon station. Follow Rt. 33 past Christchurch, Hartfield, Amburg toward Deltaville.

Driving from Norfolk, Hampton, or Williamsburg to Deltaville – 1½ hours. Drive to the Yorktown Bridge and follow Rt. 17 to Gloucester. Entering Gloucester turn right on Rt. 17 Business to Rt. 3 West. Within a mile, turn right on Rt. 3 West. Stay on Rt. 3 for about 15 miles. You will go left on 3 to Kilmarnock and Whirestone, right on 3 to Matthews and Kilmarnock, and left on 3 to Irvington an Kilmarnock. Finally, you will cross the Piankiantank River Bridge. 2.3 miles after the bridge go right on Stampers Bay Road (Rt. 630). Follow 630 for 1 miles, it dead ends into Rt. 33. Turn right and go about 5 miles to Deltaville.

Directions from Deltaville to the Deltaville Maritime Museum

While still on 33 go through “town” past Rescue Squad and turn right on 660/Jackson Creek Road at the shell Shell Station. Go about 300 yards until between two huge green grass fields. Look for the regatta tent and registration trailer on your right.  Parking will be in the field to the left.

Use this address for mapping software/GPS:

287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville, Va 23043

*Note some maps and GPS do not recognize Jackson Creek Road and instead send you to Jackson Creek Drive which is on the other side of Route 33.  Best to use dead reckoning after passing the town of Deltaville.


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The regatta is not being held on the grounds of Fishing Bay Yacht Club, but directions to the club house by land and water can be found here.