September 9, 2012

International Sailors

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Yesterday, an awesome cold front moved across the Chesapeake.  The temperature dropped 25 degrees in 30 minutes!  This brought some very mild and comfortable conditions today.  The air had the crisp smell and feel of the autumn season.

Peace from Japan aboard the Schooner Woodwind

Peace from Japan aboard the Schooner Woodwind

Aboard the boat today we had a girl from Tokyo!  She was a former exchange student visiting her host family after 6 years.  This was her first time at the helm of a sailboat.   After the Chesapeake, she’s headed to Utah!  Lucky girl!

Later in the day, we had some guests from Jordan aboard.  One of them commented that the green waters of the bay were a welcome change from the desert!

Captain Mike

About Captain Mike

Captain Mike is a Chesapeake native and a resident of South Baltimore. He joined the Woodwind in 2010, after running traditional Chesapeake work boats focused on outdoor experiential education. Mike has managed sailboat fleets for a community sailing center in Baltimore City and a bareboat charter company in Annapolis. Mike enjoys sharing his interest in Chesapeake ecology and maritime culture.
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