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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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ABLE | EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING | Registration open for 2018-19


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New this year: Winter Break Service/Culture trip to Cambodia.

Cover of the 2018-19 ABLE Experiential Learning Brochure showing a female student at the helm of a sailboat this is a

The 2018-19 Experiential Learning Brochure

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Sea Turtle and Manatee and Shark, Oh My!

Here's the update from ABLE Director, Ken, from day four in Florida:

"Thursday we had a slow ride north with no wind and a lot of miles to cover. With the water so clear, it was like traveling across …

Posted by kelly in Sailing, Florida, ABLE on Friday December 22, 2017
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Bike Touring Day 4 - Old Lock Keeper's House

Spent last night sleeping inside the old lock keeper's house pictured below. Everyone is tired but doing well.





Posted by Lisa Howell in Bike Touring, ABLE on Monday October 23, 2017 at 03:11PM
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ABLE SAILING IN FLORIDA | Day 4

As for today, we sailed all day!

There was some crew switching in the morning, so Chase joined Beneta and Camille on the catamaran, and Christine worked with John and Ryan on the sailboat.

Heading …

Posted by Kens in Sailing, Florida, ABLE on Wednesday December 21, 2016
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ABLE SAILING IN FLORIDA | Day 4 (lunch update)

12/21 - Wednesday lunchtime update

Today we have a 30-mile sail ahead of us, with most of it going straight into the wind. Lunch is underway now, and it will be dusk by the time we make anchor.


Posted by Kens in Sailing, Florida, ABLE on Wednesday December 21, 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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Favorable Winds

Ken checking in at 8:30 AM this morning from the Chesapeake Bay ABLE sail boats.

Good morning! We're up with the sun and having our first breakfast on board. Then we'll be getting reading for a day of…

Posted by kelly in Sailing, ABLE on Friday October 7, 2016
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First Day on the Water

Ken shares: ABLE sailing is in Maryland! We left school this morning at 9, and arrived midday. After boarding our boats -- Pegasus and Moby Rick -- we sailed to Still Pond, a cove along the Eastern …

Posted by kelly in Sailing, ABLE on Thursday October 6, 2016
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