Archive for October 29, 2013

Induction Ceremony of Hall of Fame Sailors by HSHOF in Annapolis

Sunday, the National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) held its third annual induction of our nation’s most celebrated sailing yacht mariners. For a backdrop to the occasion several vessels lined the Annapolis City Dock Park pier and Pride of Baltimore II stood large and rakish having sailed into town Saturday with two loud cannon salutes. Deck tours of Pride II were made available…

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THE 25TH BIRTHDAY OF PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II

25 years ago today Pride of Baltimore II was commissioned into service by the State of Maryland and I sailed her out of Baltimore as her first full-time captain. Today I remain one of her two full-time captains with Jamie Trost and am currently sailing into Cambridge, Maryland to share with 7th and 8th grade students of Dorchester County the story of…

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