Author Archive | Captain Mickey

Is this fun or what. At the helm of Schooner Woodwind

Camp Mclean…..

What a fun day. We had a great group of kids out today from Camp Mclean in Virginia. They had a ball. Everyone that wanted a turn driving the boat came back and steered. Our crew Chris brought out a handful of lines and got a bunch of the kids interested in knot tying. And […]

Rod Cofield from Historic Annapolis

Happy Monday…..

We had a wonderful Monday. The winds were light starting out but as the day progressed we ended up sailing in 10-15 knots by the end of the day. We had lots of audience participation in raising the sails today. Lots of families and kids. Sailing on one trip we ran across the Schooner Sultana, […]

Dillon at the wheel of Woodwind

Sailing Adventure….

Monday morning we had a group of kids from one of the Anne Arundel County adventure camps join us. They were a lot of fun. everyone that wanted to get a turn at the wheel got a chance to be the skipper of our 74′ schooner. You should have seen the smiles. Chris broke out […]

Ashley and all her friends

Brides and Birthdays…..

Bridal parties all day onSchooner Woodwind     Today was a day of brides and birthdays.We had several bachelorette parties join us sailing today. And we several people out celebrating their birthdays. Happy birthday to everyone and pre-congratulations to all of our brides to be. You all helped in setting and unofficial record for champagne […]

The Renninger Family

Let it Rain, Let it Rain, Let it Rain….

  And it did. All day. And all night. But we did have some adventurous souls that wanted to sail and it so happens that we love sailing!! We ended up not going out on our 1st sail of the day and on the 2nd we had 2 people. Denise and John. It was Denise’s […]

Heading Home


And what a Monday it was. Not your ordinary beginning of the week day. Lots of people stayed in the area after the big holiday weekend and came sailing with us today. We had plenty of breeze today and with just the right amount of cloud cover to keep the temperature down it was pleasant […]

Kami all smiles at the wheel of Woodwind II

Port City in a Port City…….

Our 1st sail today was great. We only had 5 people and the winds were fantastic. It was blowing 12-15 knots. We sailed all the way down to the Bay Bridge and back. On the way there we used all 4 sails, but as we turned back into the wind for our return trip we […]

Matt on the Helm

Relaxing on the Water……

What a great day of sailing we had Saturday. The Perron family was back to sail with us again and it was good to see you guys. Matt and Becca both took turns at the wheel and they did great. The winds were light, but it was not hot out and it made for a […]

Woodwind II crosses Woodwinds bow, only so I could get the picture(haha)

Is there anyone out there celebrating???

THERE ARE!! And they all found their way to the boat yesterday. All day long we had people aboard celebrating anniversaries, birthdays, bachelorette parties and just plain getting away from it all to go sailing. And the day could not have been any better. The sun was out and it was nice and warm and as […]

As the sunsets behind Schooner Woodwind another Monday is History

Monday is History….

Another great day of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay is History. Every Monday we have a guest visitor from Historic Annapolis that joins us for our sunset sail. Thank you to Author/photographer Roger Miller who joined us this week.Roger spoke about several historical sights in Annapolis that should be a must see for everyone while […]

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