Ahoy Sailors and Photography Enthusiasts! This is your chance to showcase your talent and share your unforgettable moments aboard the iconic Schooner Woodwind. Whether it’s the golden sunset behind the sails, the excitement of the crew in action, or a serene moment on the open water, we want to see the Schooner Woodwind through your eyes. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to have your work celebrated and to be a part of the Schooner Woodwind’s storied history. Grab your camera, set sail with us, and capture the beauty, adventure, and spirit of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay.
I was sailing into Annapolis aboard my friend’s boat “Cricket”, and was able to snap this one of Capt. Jen and Woodwind heading out fully powered up. Power. Beauty. Grace.
Bone in her teeth is an “ expression from the sailing days of old where ships under a full press of canvas would push the seas aside with a great white bow wave on either side. If they were coming straight at you, they would look a bit like an exuberant, happy dog with a “bone in their teeth.” -Wiktionary
Photo by Mark Bandy of Annapolis, Maryland
This is my mom driving the boat. She had an operation to treat her cancer at Johns Hopkins on 5/2/2022 and almost died. She worked her way back …learned to walk again and actually sailed the Woodwinds in September, 2022. It was one of the best days of her life and certainly of the 8 months of life she had post surgery. She died on 1/4/2023. We miss her but that memory of that perfect day will be in my heart forever. Thank you!
Photo by Wendy Biava of Damascus, Maryland
My mom almost died from an experimental cancer procedure at Johns Hopkins on May 2, 2023. She fought for her life and health from May to July. For the first several weeks, she came in and out of knowing where she was. She was bedridden for months and then, worked her way into a wheelchair … got through rehab and eventually learned to walk again. One of the best days of her last 8 months – besides time with her children and grandchildren – was this perfect day on the Woodwind. She was given the opportunity to drive the boat...