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Did you say duck when the boom comes over

For my money I would DUCK if the boom was coming toward me…..

Zoe and her family travelled from Ohio this week so she could attend a week at the Naval Academy to see what life is like there. She will be a senior this coming year and has applied to the academy. Her father was in the navy for 32 years. Good luck Zoe we wish you […]

James Rankin is the well equipped USCG buoy tender.

Buoy Tender, not tender buoy. We are not talking Filet Mignon.

The Buoy Tender James Rankin may not look pretty to you, but she is a beautiful sight to the Coast Guardsmen who man her.  The James Rankin is no stranger to us and we welcome her visits because we know that her mission and those of her crew is to maintain the markers to the […]

We weren't the only ones out in the rain....

Rainy Day Friday….

Friday was one of those days you wish you were in front of the fireplace snuggled up with a good book and some hot chocolate. But we decided we would go sailing instead with the few brave souls who ventured down to the docks today…. I pulled out the gore-tex gear and weathered the storms […]

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 […]

"Let's go this way."  "No, I want to sail this way!"

Kids, Food and Yacht

Pleasant temperatures and a light breeze make for a pleasant day.  This young couple takes the helm and our conversation turns to food.  They are from India, whose cuisine is one of my favorites.  Then our conversation turns to Pizza and other guests offer their favorites.  This makes everyone hungry, but fortunately we have some […]

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!! […]

Sailing into the sunset on a Schooner

AAA came for a visit of Annapolis

AAA, the travel and media division- who write the books, and magazines came for a conference in Annapolis.  We wanted to show them a terrific time on the water, so we sailed them into the sunset! They loved Annapolis! Especially seeing it from the water. We were lucky to get some great photos of the […]

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 […]

Float Everything!

The Odd Couple

This weekend marks the start of Commissioning Week in Annapolis.  There are many activities and events surrounding the graduation of Midshipmen at the Naval Academy.  One of these events is the Class of 2015’s Ring Dance.  We were pleased to have Lindsey aboard today, a member of the class of 2015.  Lindsey received her ring […]

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