Society for the Education of American Sailors - We're All About Sailing

The Columbus Day Weekend cruise starts in Rock Hall, MD on a Friday evening. Itinerary for the weekend (Saturday - Monday) usually includes docking for an evening at Baltimore Inner Harbor, Annapolis or St. Michaels (and a nice hot meal), and spending an evening with the boats rafted up together at a quiet anchorage. The Saturday morning departure readiness always starts with a checkout by Jacki, from Haven Charters in Rock Hall, MD.

Checkout by Jacki, from Haven Charters, Rock Hall, MD

Leaving the Haven Marina slip on Saturday morning

October mornings can be chilly and breezy

But fun in the sun

Under way

Approaching the Chesapeake Bay Bridge from the north

Docking at Knapps Narrows, MD

A little conversation afterward

Using the boat as a "taxi" to take everybody to dinner

A typical dinner ashore

Another dinner (a different Columbus Day cruise)

The law of 2 boats in close proximity: a race will ensue

Approaching an anchorage

Preparing to "raft up" (tying boats together)

Five boats anchored and rafted up for the night

With the day's work done, it's time to relax

Sunset approaching

Back at Haven Marina, a final crew picture for "Wind Dancer"

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