Category Archives: US – Chesapeake and Delaware Bays

Smith Island

Mon, Oct 28, 2013- We spent the day at Smith Island.  Our plan was to go there so we could write it up for the 4th grade classes we are working with.  The island is isolated from the rest of … Continue reading

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Western Shore

Oct 27, 2013- The water maker may be one of our best investments for the boat.  We do not make water in the Chesapeake or ICW.  Running very low in Annapolis we were filling a 5 gallon jug every time … Continue reading

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Road Trip

Thurs, Oct 10, 2013- After breakfast at Chick and Ruth’s, we spent the rest of the day at the Annapolis Boat Show.  We got most of our list accomplished.  Bob S’s brother Rick joined us for a very rainy boat … Continue reading

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Aground!

Sun, Oct 6, 2013- A grade school friend of Bob’s and his wife, Bob and Alissa, arrived about noon and we sailed to St. Michael’s.  Winds were excellent and we had the boat at 8.5 kts.  For the final five miles … Continue reading

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Eastern Shore

Wed., Oct 2, 2013- Motored down the Chesapeake and into Rock Hall almost at low tide, with no problem.    We received a huge welcome from Art Willis, the owner.  It feels like family there and Sailing Emporium is still one … Continue reading

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The Long Haul

Sun, Sept 29, 2013- About 11 am we left New York and motor sailed all day and night down the coast of New Jersey. There were light winds from the north and very rolly, short chop seas, making a miserable … Continue reading

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