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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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Getting to Work on Bear

I cannot believe I have been at the boat for a week now. The time is already flying by, and I know the time before Margaret arrives in early May will slip away just as fast. So, I have put … 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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Dobbins Island, Pirates, and The US Naval Academy

After a long holiday hiatus, we finally have a new video up on YouTube.  In this episode we document the last few days with our nephew and his mom on board during which time we let an 8-year old steer … Continue reading

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The Outlaw Ocean

The New York Times has had an excellent series over the past several months entitled “The Outlaw Ocean”. The in-depth investigative pieces have examined everything from slavery in foreign fishing fleets to a 10,000-mile chase involving Sea Shepherd and a pariah … Continue reading

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Great Gifts for Sailors!

Hello Subscribers!  It has been WAY too long since I have written on our blog, so I thought I would try to get back in the swing of things with a holiday-inspired post.  Last year we created a wishlist for … Continue reading

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Thinking Back on Sizing Our Anchor Chain

Cruising World had a little piece by Pam Wall on “Choosing the Right Chain for Your Ground Tackle.” I enjoyed reading it, finding it to be a clear description of the different types of chain and how to go about replacing … Continue reading

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