Showing posts with label Exmore virginia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Exmore virginia. Show all posts

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Exmore Marina Offers Boat and Jet Ski Rentals

EXMORE -- Deep Creek Marina now offers weekday and weekend boat and Jet Ski rentals.

Karl Wendley and Jerry Ormsby of Deep Creek Marina have available two Jet Skis and a 20-foot Wellcraft with a 115 horsepower Mercury available to use from the marina at 20104 Deep Creek Road.

"We thought there would be a demand for boat and Jet Ski rentals because it is not easy to see waterways and the bayside islands without access to the water," said Ormsby, who also operates International Auto Services from the same location.

The boat rents for $175 a day on weekdays and $185 on weekends, plus fuel, with a $10 discount for a boater safety card. The Jet Ski rental is $85 per hour, including fuel, with a $10 discount for a boater safety card.

"The boat has a depth finder and VHF radio and can be used for fishing or just sightseeing," said Wendley.

Ormsby said the facility will add sailboat rentals if there is a demand for it.

Deep Creek Marina is certified and carries insurance for rentals. You have to be 18 to rent a Jet Ski unless with a parent.

For more information, call 787-4565 or 787-4400.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Another Devastating Loss For Town of Exmore

For the second time in a year, the Town of Exmore has experienced a devastating loss. Exmore Police Chief Steven Elliot age 64 died in a single vehicle accident last night on route 609 at 6:45. According to State Police press officer Michelle Cotton, Elliot died when the front left tire of his 1985 pickup blew out causing him to run off the road. The vehicle overturned ejecting Elliot who died at the scene. According to Cotton no alcohol was involved but Elliot wasnt wearing a seat belt.

Elliot is the second Exmore official to die in an auto accident in the past year. Mayor Guy Lawson died in an auto accident last June.
Residents of the town are struggling to cope with their latest loss. Northampton County Sheriffs Deputies have volunteered to work Exmore Police shifts to allow members of the department to grieve together.

Elliot was well liked and respected in the community and among law enforcement officers on the Eastern Shore and beyond and was a valuable member of the Eastern Shore law enforcement community.

A statement from the Exmore Police Department is expected sometime today.