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New Chesapeake Bay Adventures

Breakwater Adventures Jet Ski Rentals is located in Butler's Marina. Image courtesy of Breakwater Adventures. “Water water everywhere” could arguably be the motto for the Chesapeake Bay area here in Maryland. From beautiful natural lakes boasting vast and serene landscapes to energetic…

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Seas the Bay, Private Sailing Charters

The wind is blowing out of the south east, the motor is off and the sails are full as you head toward the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Just when you think things can't get much better, First Mate, Susan Rosepepe pours you a little more champagne and brings out her homemade Anitpasto platter. A gal…

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The Schooner, Liberté

The Schooner, Liberté The Liberté is a three-masted schooner built exclusively for Captain Chris Tietje for his sailing and chartering business. Liberté is French for 'freedom of thought and belief' and that is exactly how you feel when sailing on this schooner. With the wind in your hair…

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Welcome Back to The Annapolis Maritime Museum!

The Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) is now open to visitors with their new exhibit, Our Changing Waterfront . Bringing together technology and a visual history of the Bay through gallery exhibits, hands on learning and an impressive chronological timeline- the new permanent exhibit was well worth…

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The Woodwinds, Sailing into Spring

Bears aren't the only ones who hibernate throughout the winter. As soon as the birds begin to chirp and the flowers begin to blossom, the boats around Annapolis begin to find their way out of their plastic shrink wrap and into the cold waters of the Chesapeake Bay. When Annapolis Discovered…

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African American Watermen of the Chesapeake

Did you know that the Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States? It is a cornerstone of environmental and economic activity of the more than 18 million people living in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, which stretches from Virginia and West Virginia to as far north as New York…

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The Wilma Lee Skipjack Sets Sail

The Wilma Lee sails into City Dock in Annapolis. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. Built in 1940 and restored in 2019, the Wilma Lee was unveiled this past summer as the latest boat to set sail on the shores of the Chesapeake. This historic boat resides at the Annapolis Maritime Museum and…

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Annapolis History Tours: Safe and Socially Distant

Annapolis, Maryland, USA downtown view over Main Street with the State House. Photos courtesy of Watermark, Explore the Heart of Annapolis and TripAdvisor. Nothing says Summer in Annapolis like going outdoors and taking in its historical charm or spending time by the beautiful waters of the…

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