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Address: Sailing Charters departing Daily from, P.O. Box 582, St. Michaels, MD 21663
Phone Number: 410 745 6080
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A glorious cruise!

Everything was perfect...the weather, the boat, and the captain! After reading the Washington Post article about Captain Ed, I thought it was time that our group of Baltimore... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 7, 2014
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Longboat Key, Florida
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Captain Ed is very entertaining and engaging with all of us passengers. I was impressed by the ship, it's heritage, and that he was able to sail it alone. The ship is very stable, but unfortunately it was not very windy, so our ride was not as exciting as I had anticipated. If you want to learn about skipjacks, this... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Everything was perfect...the weather, the boat, and the captain! After reading the Washington Post article about Captain Ed, I thought it was time that our group of Baltimore friends learned something about the watermen on the Chesapeake. We were not disappointed! Captain Ed taught us about the history and geography of the bay and about the oysters and the environmental... More 

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Baltimore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to St. Michael's for our anniversary quick get-away and took a sail on the HM Krentz with Capt. Ed Farley. We were the only passengers that day and Ed was gracious in setting sail. It was a great time- Capt. Ed is a tale teller and has a vast store of info re. geology, ecology and marine life... More 

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NJ
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We had a great day on the miles river. The captain was very informative on the history and geology of the area. It was great to experience the historic skip jack. You will witness how the skip jack's harvested oysters. Call the captain make reservations

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

This was a great experience. The boat was clean. Both the Captain and the Mate were very engaging and they took their time answering our questions. The only down side was the group of thirty year olds celebrating a birthday. They were more interested in drinking canned wine and themselves than the excursion. Once the Captain and the Mate moved... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

If you love history, science and geography this trip is for you. While enjoying a calm sightseeing sail your eccentric sailing sea Captain will wow you with his incredible knowledge of the Chesapeake and beyond. BYO drinks and snacks and hit the head before boarding.

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Having seen a non-working example of a beautiful 70 foot Skipjack sailing vessel lying dormant on the grounds of the Maritime Museum imagine our astonishment when my wife and I found a fully seaworthy working example for hire later that afternoon. Plans for an afternoon sail were quickly put together with the result that we met Captain Ed Farley and... More 

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Dunkirk, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

My family and I have taken this sail at least half a dozen times over the years, to the degree that Captain Ed recognizes my husband and older son when they go. This is the authentic Chesapeake, not the theme park version, and you will be sailing on a real working skipjack. Bring sunglasses, proper foot ware, a cooler with... More 

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Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We took a 3 hr tour on the Skipjack H.M. Krentz on a beautiful morning. It was chilly but we dressed for it. The sail was a great experience with great winds. The area was beautiful to view from the skipjack. Captain Ed was an encyclopedia of information on fishing and the area history. He was a wonderful host with... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

We booked a sail on the H.M. Krentz on a trip to Cambridge. Our family of 9 couldn't have been happier with the experience. Our captian, the owner of this oyster sailing vessel was a wealth of exciting history and fishing knowledge and provided us with a great day on the Chesapeake. You have to book online in advance and... More 

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Address: Address: Sailing Charters departing Daily from, P.O. Box 582, St. Michaels, MD 21663
Phone Number: 410 745 6080
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Talbot County  >  St. Michaels

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