Author Archive | Captain Mickey

Closer view of The last working screwpile lighthouse in the Chesapeake Bay.

Sights on the Bay……

Between Thomas Point Light and the Bay Bridge was the ground (water) we covered today. It was a great day to be on the water. We started out in the direction of Thomas Point Light and the winds were generous enough for us to head over toward Bloody Point on Kent Island after that. On […]

Super Saturday……

What a great day for sailing. The winds on our 1st 2 trips of the day were blowing from the NW at 10 to 15 knots. The weather was sunny and clear with the temp. in the low 70’s. I am not sure it could get any better than that. We had fun guests all […]

Kerric celebrating her birthday at the helm of Schooner Woodwind

Let’s Get Memorial Day Weekend Started……

And we started Memorial Day weekend off right. The wind was fantastic all day. Blowing 15 to 20 knots most of the day and gusting to as high as 28 knots. This made for an exhilarating day of sailing. We started out with enough wind to make it under the bay bridge and back. Woohoo!! […]

Another amazing day on the Chesapeake……

We had 4 wonderful sails today. The winds were light most of the day and the amount of passengers per trip was low, but the weather conditions were fantastic. The sun was shining the winds were blowing and it was just a great day to be on the water. Celebrating her birthday a day early […]


An Eventful Day……

Capt. Andy’s first day……! We had a wild and wooly day. About every type of wind condition we could see, we did. It went from  a lazy light wind day to having to drop sails in front of and approaching storm. Good job Andy! We had birthdays. Jane brought her mom from PA down to […]

Capt. Ben at the helm of Woodwind II

Lazy Hazy Day…….

It started out as a very lazy day and ended up a very hazy day. The winds were supposed to be light in the morning and it surprised us and picked up to 12 knots. We were able to sail out to one of the coal carriers anchored in the Bay waiting to head up […]

The Easport Oyster Boys

Good Dogs, Good Hats and Good Boats……!!

Thursday nights are always our live local music nights and tonight we have Kevin and Tom from the Eastport Oyster Boys aboard with us. What a great time and they have such a  loyal local following that the boat was full.(You guys rock!!) Tonight is also the full harvest moon rising. Our day started off […]

AAA Winner Carol Ann at the wheel of the Schooner Woodwind

Award Winning Monday…..

And that is exactly what Carol Ann Baltzer did. She was the AAA winner of a trip for 2 and drinks aboard the Schooner Woodwind. Traveling all the way down from NY to come out and sail with us today. And it was a perfect day for sailing with 12-15 knots of breeze and a […]

Sheila from customer service sporting her custom Heavy Seas earrings!!

Great Breeze along with Heavy Seas…

No not the bay, the beer. Tuesday is always beer tasting  and this month we are featuring Heavy Seas Beers. We had 3 excellent sails today with a nice SE breeze that took us down to the Bay Bridge and back a couple of times today. Our 1st trip we had a group join us […]

Clear skies equals great sunset!!

Sail On….

What a nice day to be on the water. The winds were from the NE at 8-10 knots and the temperature was in the low 70’s. Beautiful! We had some great conditions and great people. Tom and his wife Pat were up from Phoenix and were enjoying the cool weather. They both love sailing and […]

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