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Thomas Point Light

July 24, 2012

Thomas Point Light

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The winds were fantastic all day. Thanks for whoever prayed to the wind gods for us. We were able to sail down to the Thomas Point Light 3 out of 4 sails today. We had tons of great people out on the boat. A couple of mermaids joined us from Baltimore and we talked them …
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July 23, 2012

Monday, Monday

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Everybody has their expectations of what Monday should be like. I am like everyone else. I was expecting a light wind, hot and maybe rainy day. Boy was I suprised. We had 4 great sails today. The wind was a little light but we never got any rain and the breeze was much better offshore …
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Wine in the Wind on Schooner Woodwind in Annapolis

July 22, 2012

Wine in the Wind

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What a terrific day! I love the wine tastings we do on the Schooner Woodwind! French Wines were the theme today, each “Wine in the Wind” has a different theme. Franck Agostino was the host today. And he knows wine. His job is the coolest job, I might add. He is from France and he …
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Fun loving group from Cincinnati aboard the Schooner Woodwind II

July 21, 2012

Smiling in the Rain

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It was a rainy Saturday.  Everyone is calling, “are you still going sailing, even in the rain”? Yes, we sail rain or shine. Ponchos were handed out to everyone and the rustle of poncho plastic made each sail unique. We had wind, a nice breeze from the NE that had us doing about 8-9 knots. …
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Woody, the grasshopper, goes for a ride on Schooner Woodwind

July 19, 2012

Friends and Mascots

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We always get the most wonderful people that sail on the Woodwinds! On our 11:00 sail, we only had 7 guests aboard. But they felt like friends immediately.  Dave was celebrating his birthday with his grandparents (almost 21st birthday) and he had a blast learning all about sailing. He was hooked into the love and …
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July 18, 2012

Thank you Mother Nature

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Today was a very interesting day on the Woodwind. We had a team building for the first 2 cruises and then 2 public sails afterwards. One of those public cruises was the Wednesday Night Race. Thank you Mother Nature for 15 knots of wind from the SW! We had a good teambuilding with a company …
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Sailing to Cantler's to enjoy a Maryland Crabfeast

July 17, 2012

Feeling Crabby

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We only had one sail today, a round trip private cruise to Cantler’s Crab House. This is my first cruise to Cantler’s on Woodwind this season so I was excited for it. The wind was blowing beautifully, 10 knots, from the NW as we gybed our way out of the Severn with about 35 guests. …
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July 16, 2012

Light and Shifty

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We spent all day with winds coming from the West North West. In shore it was hot but as soon as you got out on the Bay a bit the winds picked up and the sailing was good. We saw several car carriers heading up into the port of Baltimore, so if you were waiting …
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Sandy Point Lighthouse from Woodwind II

July 15, 2012

Lighthouse Cruise

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Woodwind II kicked the day off with a Lighthouse Cruise!  We were joined by lecturer Meg Govan of the Annapolis Maritime Museum.  After departing the Marriott Dock in light airs, we set our main, jib and staysail- and motorsailed to the mouth of the Severn River.  Meg talked about the lighthouse that used to mark …
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Schooner Woodwind squall

July 14, 2012

Saturdays Squall

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Even with the threat of rain it did not stop everyone from flocking out t o the boat on Saturday. There were lots of celebrations going on rain or shine. Every trip we did was sold out all day…. On our 1st sail we had a group of girl scouts out and a groom with …
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