2024 Sailing Season is coming! See you April 13, 2024!

Winds Catching Sail

Nothing like a day on the water as the winds ripple through the waters, and perch the sails and flag so picturesque. Photo by Lisa Friedel of Abingdon, Maryland

Once and future Sailor

Patty was a very competitive dinghy racer in the 60s-70s (Snipes) This is the first time she had been sailing in 30 years. Aug 19, 2022. Photo by Dale Rausch of Solomons, MD

Schooner Sunset

We had some clouds move in at the beginning of our sunset cruise and thought the sun was gone for the evening. On our ride back in, the clouds subsided and created one of the most beautiful sunsets I have ever seen! Photo by Kerry Heil of Parkville, MD

Beer & Sailing- That’s what Maryland does!

I’ve been lucky enough to grow up in Maryland and by large bodies of water my whole life. Being on any type of boat has always been my happy place. Loved my day on the Schooner Woodwind! Photo by Jemma Gammon of Frederick, MARYLAND

Lighthouse Cruise 2014

Thomas Point Lighthouse from the Woodwind

A beautiful day for a cruise to see lighthouses. As for the wind, it was light too. We tried to do as much sailing as we could, and managed to sail about 1/3 of the time. The other time was spent motoring (and making a nice breeze over the boat) as we headed to see … Read more

Wave! It’s your Birthday!

Guests waving as they sail by on the schooner

Our day started around noon on Woodwind II. We were planning on doing three sails that were all public, 2-hour cruises. The day started with Woodwind (with my Dad aboard) going into Back Creek for a tour of the local waterfront marinas and properties. This is what we sometimes do when there isn’t much wind … Read more

Wind Dance- Its Only Weird if it doesn’t work!

Gorgeous sunset from the helm of Woodwind

Can you really ask Mother Nature to provide you with wind if you offer up a boat full of people doing the Wind Dance? Our first cruise we had a great family reunion of the Court Family.  Many of them sailed the boat and enjoyed the time at the helm- including the little ones. The … Read more

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