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2018 Chesapeake Sailing - Days 4 & 5

DV students experienced "tonging" -- catching oysters the old fashioned way at Saint Michael's on the Eastern shore.

Tonging at St. Michael's



Dinner on the boat before sailing homeward.





It has been a great trip -- chilly and a …

Posted by Lisa Howell in Sailing, ABLE, Chesapeake Bay on Monday October 22, 2018
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2018 Chesapeake Sailing - Day 3

On the way back north . It was a rainy night at the Saint Michael's Maritime Museum, but the rain stopped by morning. Sailing back to Kent Narrows and up the bay as far as possible before the wind …

Posted by Lisa Howell in ABLE, Chesapeake Bay on Saturday October 20, 2018
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2018 Chesapeake Sailing - Day 2

Day 2 started early for some - 1:20 am. A few students needed to help out with some boat maintenance, but once the morning started for everyone, they set off for Rock Hall.

Chesapeake sailing day 2

Natalie, Class of 2019, …

Posted by Lisa Howell in Sailing, ABLE, Chesapeake Bay on Friday October 19, 2018 at 02:21PM
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2018 Chesapeake Sailing - Day 1

DAY 1 -- Chesapeake Bay Sailing Trip

After loading all our food and belongings, we had lunch and set sail. With steady 25 MPH winds gusting to 38 MPH, the crew had a wild sail.



Spent the night in Turner…

Posted by Lisa Howell on Thursday October 18, 2018
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On Our Way to Sassafras River

Update from Ken on Chesapeake Bay: Sunday night was cold and windy outside, but we were all tucked away in our cabins below deck. The boats swayed all night, rocking everyone to sleep.

We are underway …

Posted by kelly in Sailing, ABLE on Monday October 10, 2016
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Wind and Waves

Sunday evening update from the ABLE sailing crew on Chesapeake Bay:

We had a very rough boat ride north today, with 30 MPH winds and 4 foot seas.

By mid-afternoon we were anchored off of Rock Haul. We'…

Posted by kelly in Sailing, ABLE on Sunday October 9, 2016
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Blue Sky on the Horizon

Good morning, everyone! It rained all night, but there is blue sky on the horizon. We're warming up with a hot Sunday breakfast of pancakes and bacon.

We will be heading back north today, into the …

Posted by kelly in Sailing, ABLE on Sunday October 9, 2016
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Saturday Night Update

Ken shared a quick update with us this evening, knowing that folks are following the weather. He says:

"We are spending Saturday night at a marina so we don't have to worry about the wind picking up …

Posted by kelly in Sailing, ABLE on Saturday October 8, 2016
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Changing Course

A Midday Update from the Bay

Saturday morning and the group is doing well. Eggs for breakfast and underway by 9:00AM

We have a change of route for today: They are calling for 20 MPH wind with gusts to …

Posted by kelly in Sailing, ABLE on Saturday October 8, 2016
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Evening Update from the Crew

Here are some photos shared by Ken from the ABLE crew's day out on the Bay.


Some of the crew making prepared lunch while the boats were under way.


Sailing into Rock Hall for little time off the boat …

Posted by kelly in Sailing, ABLE on Friday October 7, 2016
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