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Happy Commissioning Day, Perfect Present, and “All the Laundry”

Pride of Baltimore II Pos: At Anchor off Annapolis Wx: SSE F 3, 3/8 Cumulus Today marks the 24th anniversary of Pride of Baltimore II’s commissioning. Different from her launch day, when she first touched the water as a complete, floating hull but was still awaiting a rig, an interior, and mechanical and electrical systems, today marks the day that…

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On Racing to Save the Bay

PRIDE went racing again in the annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race. The crew did really well and helped bring PRIDE to her 2nd in Class AA finish, in race weather that favored the slim, light weight yacht designs, and truly hindered the heavy workboat designs. Still, the two longest boats in this year’s fleet, with PRIDE being the heaviest,…

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