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New YouTube Episode – The Sailing Capital: Newport, RI

In this episode, we explore Newport, RI, touted by some as The World Sailing Capital. Come along as we attend the Newport Folk Festival, view the Newport Mansions, have cocktails at the Castle Hill Inn, and scope out the Seaman’s … Continue reading

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Check out our new t-shirt designs!

Hello Return to Seasons Crew!   We are excited to announce a new fundraising effort to help us continue to make sailing videos and purchase new equipment for this endeavor.  We have been working with a team of designers for … Continue reading

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Gifts for Sailors – A Dozen Salty Gifts for under $50

It’s that time of the year again! Return to Seasons has another list to help you pick the perfect gift for the sailors you love!  Happy holidays! 1. Sailing Watch – this waterproof watch has wonderful features for your sailor including … Continue reading

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A Sleepless Night Aboard Bear

I am anxious.  And perhaps a bit frustrated. It is about halfway into our third season aboard the boat and I am realizing just how much I do not know about the most important part of the boat.  Don’t get … Continue reading

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Hit by a storm on Chesapeake Bay

Yesterday we took our first sail of the season, leaving at 5:30AM from The Sailing Emporium in Rock Hall, MD heading to Chesapeake City, MD on the C&D canal.  Around 11:15AM we heard a Coast Guard warning on the VHF … Continue reading

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Hauling and Winterizing in Rock Hall, MD

Want to know how we winterize our sailboat for a long winter hibernation? Check out our latest episode in which we sail from Baltimore to Rock Hall, where we get hauled out at Sailing Emporium for winter storage. Hauling and … Continue reading

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Baltimore Cruising Videos

We recently put up two new videos about cruising in Baltimore, MD.  In Part 1, we tour the Patapsco River and Inner Harbor in our dingy.  In Part 2, we spend sometime ashore, walking around Fells Point and Patterson Park. … Continue reading

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Pre-Season Prep Work – Boat Chores at Home

If you watched our recent YouTube video, you know that we are in full swing with pre-season boat work.  Jeff took a one-way rental to Annapolis over the weekend and is now adjusting to life back on the hard.  Despite … Continue reading

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Shaw Bay to St. Michaels, MD

Check out our new video about cruising to one of our favorite anchorages in the Chesapeake; Fogg Cove in St. Michaels, MD.

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Artist Residency at Sea!

Check out this amazing opportunity to travel aboard a freighter ship from Vancouver, Canada to Shanghai as an artist-in-residence.  Your cabin, food, and return flight to Vancouver are covered!  Please pass along this opportunity to any artists you know!

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