Bluegrass Dive Club
Lexington, Kentucky

September 26th-27th, 2009-Lake Cumberland Trip

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Trip Leaders:

For Questions Regarding Trip
Charlie Denham
(859) 354-
For Questions Regarding Trip
Corrine Mulberry
(859) 224-4638


For Questions Regarding Payments
George Fleischmann
(859) 873-9539


Weekend of September 26th & 27th, 2009.  The houseboat will be available as early as 2:00 p.m. on Friday the 25th and must be returned no later than 9:00 a.m. on Monday the 28th.  Specific meet and leave times will be established by participants.


64’ x 16’ Houseboat with 2 private bedrooms, 2 cuddy cabins (low berth) and 1 sofa bed.  (All are double beds).  The houseboat can accommodate up to 10 people.  It has a full kitchen, 1 and ½ baths, ceiling fans, central heat and air, gas grill, fly bridge and hot-tub (we will get the hot tub if we act quickly and it is still available).  There’s also a TV/VCR/DVD and linens for the beds.  The boat is called the Explorer, you can see pictures and layout at the website

Dive Operator:

None.  You must bring your own dive gear.  Equipment (tanks, weights, etc.) can be reserved and rented through New Horizons Dive Shop.  2577 Regency Road; Lexington  (859) 277-1234


You are on your own for transportation to the Beaver Creek Boat dock located outside of Monticello, KY.  The reservation form will prompt you for information about carpooling.


The itinerary will be set by the participants.  The houseboat will be available as early as 2:00 p.m. on Friday the 25th and must be returned by 9:00 a.m. on Monday morning.  Charlie Denham will be the boat captain.


A $100.00 deposit per person is required by 5 people to secure the boat.  The exact price will vary depending upon (1) the number of participants, (2) whether or not you share a room or bed with someone and (3) how much gas is used. 

 We must have at least 5 participants submit registration forms and a $100.00 deposit for each participant in order for this trip to be secured.  Deposits must be received by August 15th in order to reserve the boat.   

Estimated total costs for houseboat by room including insurance and gas/oil are as follows:
Room Type 5 People 6 People 7 People 8 or More

Private bedroom #1

$ 142.25




Private bedroom #2

$ 142.25




Cuddy Cabin #1





Cuddy Cabin #2





Sofa Bed





These costs are estimates.  Exact costs will be determined at the end of the trip.  This is NOT a per night cost estimate, but an estimate for the room for the weekend.  For folks who share a room/bed, the cost will be half of what is shown above.   
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Payment Schedule:

First come, first serve through August 15th.     First 5 payments/reservations will secure a spot on the houseboat.  Additional participants must share a room/bed with others as can be accommodated.    

Trip Insurance:

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Lake Cumberland - Community Tour
Lake Cumberland - Army Corps of Engineers page

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