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Sailing at 85

  A Maryland family rescheduled a rain date and wound up sailing the York in a rising afternoon breeze that they found a magnificent adventure. Weeks earlier, Kathy Self had hoped to bring her uncle along with her father Jack Green as a birthday surprise on their 85th. “In retrospect this worked out better,” she said, “as he’s cranky and would have resisted the sailing. Dad loves this.” Jack is retired from a long career in graphics and printing in Washington. Kathy is finishing up…

Chesapeake Bay

Angry Bay

  Outside Deltaville, a churning Chesapeake Bay was smashing waves up to three feet against…

Sailing

SAIL AVAILS

SAIL AVAILS – 757-876-8654 Sun May 1 – 11 am sold out, 2:30 RAIN Mon…

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A Great Sailing Day

Debbie Black and her boyfriend Bernie Thomas drove from Frederick, Maryland, through terrible traffic on…

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Sail Caymans

  Grand Cayman Island is a great place to sail — catamarans. Sloops with keels…

Sailing

No Flags Today

Nor’easter winds are expected to gust 30-40 mph this weekend atop the renamed American Revolution…

Sailing

Sailing Cold

  Fred and Barbara Johnson live in Ely, Minnesota, close to the Canadian border. While…

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Wounded Bird

This double-crested Cormorant was walking slowly on the bulkhead of York River Yacht Haven, apparently…

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Sailing Free

Carol Roehling took her husband Alex Shalash’s family sailing in brisk winds on the York…

Sailing

Birthday Sail

Larry Perlow’s children sent him sailing with a pal on the York River. In retirement,…