Tag: Chesapeake Bay

Lighthouses of the Chesapeake Bay Sailing Cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner WoodwindLighthouses of the Chesapeake Bay Sailing Cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Lighthouses of the Chesapeake Bay Sailing Cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner WoodwindLighthouses of the Chesapeake Bay Sailing Cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| October 14, 2018

Sail by as many as 3 different lighthouses while learning about their history, importance, and present day condition from a guest lecturer from the Chesapeake Chapter of the US Lighthouse Society. The cruise includes a box lunch, soft drinks and snacks. Beer and wine are available for purchase. Due to the Power Boat Show ~ […]

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The Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race Start Watch aboard the Schooner Woodwind II

The Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race Start Watch aboard the Schooner Woodwind II

| October 11, 2018

: The Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race Start Watch aboard the Schooner Woodwind II: Join in the excitement and watch the start of the race. Tickets* are $89 per adult and $50 per child and include bagged lunch bottled water, soft drinks, and snacks. Beer and wine are available for purchase. *$10 of each […]

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Brews in the Breeze Lunch Cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Brews in the Breeze Lunch Cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| October 7, 2018

Join the Woodwind crew for an afternoon of beer tasting along with a delicious lunch. After we raise all our sails, we will start the tasting with the lightest of the four beers Tickets are $86 per adult and include lunch, four 6 oz. beers, and unlimited soda and water. Additional beer will be available […]

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Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 27, 2018

Enjoy music performed by Stefan Heuer. Stefan Heuer is a singer songwriter residing in Annapolis, Maryland. His original music as a solo performer has reached ears all over the world. Stefan performs at venues in Annapolis and around the DMV area. Stefan mirrors elements of folk, but his original music holds a strong foundation of […]

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Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 27, 2018

Enjoy music performed by Stefan Heuer. Stefan Heuer is a singer songwriter residing in Annapolis, Maryland. His original music as a solo performer has reached ears all over the world. Stefan performs at venues in Annapolis and around the DMV area. Stefan mirrors elements of folk, but his original music holds a strong foundation of […]

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Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 27, 2018

Enjoy music performed by Stefan Heuer. Stefan Heuer is a singer songwriter residing in Annapolis, Maryland. His original music as a solo performer has reached ears all over the world. Stefan performs at venues in Annapolis and around the DMV area. Stefan mirrors elements of folk, but his original music holds a strong foundation of […]

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“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 24, 2018

The Maritime Republic of Eastport…Still Revolting After All These Years with Kevin Brooks Join Eastport Oyster Boy and Local Revolutionary Kevin “Brother Shucker” Brooks for an entertaining look at the upstart “Maritime Republic of Eastport”‘s interesting and down right fun history through the past four centuries. Historic forts, world class boat building centers, proud diversity, […]

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September Wine in the Wind

September Wine in the Wind

| September 23, 2018

New Zealand to California. Join us for a two hour sail around the Chesapeake Bay while sampling wonderful wines from the Goldschmidt Winery, Alexander Valley & Beyond. The representative from the winery will introduce you to four special wines while we are under sail. The cruise will be a relaxing sail including 3-oz samples of […]

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Classic Wooden Boat Regatta

Classic Wooden Boat Regatta

| September 23, 2018

Participate in the National Sailing Hall of Fame Classic Wooden Boat Regatta. They have invited the Woodwinds’ to participate in the race in the “Spirit of Tradition Class”. The course is approximately 5.4 NM and takes place in the Severn River. It is a 3 lap race with pursuit style race. Each boat has a […]

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Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 20, 2018

Enjoy music performed by Jason Ager during a two hour sunset cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind. Jason Ager is a dedicated father, a passionate college professor, and a hyper-literate original songwriter. Balancing a PhD in German Literature with a few days a week as a stay-at-home dad, Jason still plays more than 100 shows […]

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“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 17, 2018

History Cruise: Steamboats and Ferries of the Bay, by Mechelle Kerns Steamboats and Ferries were once common on the Severn River. They transported people, agricultural produce, and the seafood bounty that made the Chesapeake famous. They also were part of the leisure travel industry that has brought tourist to our beautiful capital city on the […]

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Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 10, 2018

History Cruise: Environmental History of the Bay by Alice Christman How is the Bay? It’s a popular question to ask when you are cruising. But how has the Bay changed is also a good question. We’ll talk about the environmental history of the Bay, starting with what John Smith saw leading up to today. Hosted […]

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Black Ankle Winery Dinner Cruise

Black Ankle Winery Dinner Cruise

| September 9, 2018

Captain Jen fell in love with this winery’s location, wine and people that work at Black Ankle Winery. Black Ankle Vineyards is the culmination of a long-time dream of founders Ed Boyce and Sarah O’Herron (that’s us). They believe that the central Maryland Piedmont, sitting at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, has the right […]

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Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 6, 2018

Enjoy music performed by The Eastport Oyster Boys during a two hour sunset cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind. Recognized as the City of Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay’s Musical Goodwill Ambassadors The Eastport Oyster Boys love to share their musical celebration of life on the shores of the Chesapeake and its scenic rivers with […]

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Beer Tasting Sailing Cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Beer Tasting Sailing Cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 4, 2018

Sample beer from DC Brau Brewery while enjoying the beautiful sunset under full sail. A brewery representative will be aboard and ticket price includes 3 samples of beer. When co-founders Brandon Skall and Jeff Hancock opened the doors to their brewery in 2011 on Bladensburg Road in NE Washington, DC Brau Brewing Company became the […]

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Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 3, 2018

History Cruise: Tale of 2 Cities: by Janet Williman Since 1845, America’s sailing capital and our Navy intertwined to engage with interesting characters from all of over the world. Delight in nautical skyline views; while discovering amazing, amusing and sometimes surprising stories. For example, a connection with the movie, King Kong is revealed during our […]

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Is It Safe To Swim in the Chesapeake Bay?

Is It Safe To Swim in the Chesapeake Bay?

| July 24, 2018

Is It Safe to Swim in the Chesapeake Bay? Wonder if it is safe to swim in the Chesapeake Bay in 2018?  What are the risks of getting a diseases — and what is it you might get — from swimming in the Bay around Annapolis? It’s mid-summer and water-related activity is increasing. Hotter August […]

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2nd Annual Chesapeake Bay Charity Cruise

2nd Annual Chesapeake Bay Charity Cruise

| July 17, 2018

The Tales of Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay Charity Cruise will be on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (cruise departs at 11:15 a.m.). The Friends of the Rising Sun Inn is partnering with Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® to host an afternoon fun as we cruise the Bay to […]

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“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| July 16, 2018

Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay by Heather Ersts. Pirates have plied the waters of the Chesapeake Bay for hundreds of years and still do today. Hear tales of Black Beard, the town dubbed the “Nest of Pirates,” and today’s modern pirates as you sail along the same waterways they have sailed. Heather Ersts is a […]

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Wednesday Night Sailboat Racing Cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooners Woodwind & Woodwind II:

Wednesday Night Sailboat Racing Cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooners Woodwind & Woodwind II:

| July 11, 2018

Be part of the action every Wednesday night as the two wooden schooners, Woodwind & Woodwind II, compete in Annapolis’ summer racing series. Help the crew or sit back and watch 130 racing sailboats! Cruises depart from the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel at 6:25pm and return at 8:30pm. Tickets are $46/adult, $29/child under 12 yrs. and […]

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: “Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

: “Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| July 9, 2018

Tunes and Tales of the Golden Age of Annapolis by Tom Guay Tom’s fiddle playing takes you on a trip back in time to The Golden Age of Annapolis (1750-1783). Tom plays brings the life and times of Annapolis to life with stories of the social and musical events that enriched the lives of this […]

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Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| July 5, 2018

Enjoy music performed by Doug & Tami during a two hour sunset cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind. Tami plays in the Annapolis music scene in a variety of projects (Timmie & Tami, Homegrown, formerly in The Shatners, etc), and is bringing in longtime friend Doug to play sunset sing-alongs with some original tunes sprinkled […]

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