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Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a 2-hour public sail with the Nathan of Dorchester County, and we highly recommend it to anyone who likes to sail and who would like to learn more about the history of sailing and oystering on the Chesapeake Bay. The docent/guide was really...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Our entire group had a wonderful time on the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester. The Crew was outstanding and our Docent was incredible. She was so knowledgeable and engaging. We learned a lot about the area, the history, how to dredge for oysters, and how to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Having lived in Baltimore all of my life, I can remember as a very young child, the skipjacks coming into Baltimore to sell oysters and crabs directly off of the boat. I had the pleasure of going out on the Virginia W to drag for...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nelson H
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

With family members ranging from ages 4 to 72, we embarked upon the Skipjack Nathan for a 2 hour cruise. What fun we had! The docent, captain and crew were fabulous in sharing the history of the area and the history of the skipjacks who...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank karlas418
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Our work group of 11 people recently chartered the Nathan for an afternoon sailing trip. We had a great time! Ann, the docent, did a great job of telling us interesting stories. The captain and other volunteers were all friendly and welcoming, but unobtrusive and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Great sail on 60+ foot Skipjack on Chesapeake Bay! Loved it! We even dredged for oysters! Kids got to hold them, even caught a crab! We'll be back!!!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Peachymojito
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Of course, I rate this as excellent! I get the privilege of volunteering and sailing, meeting visitors from all kinds of places and experiences.. Come join us. You won't regret such a unique experience.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Voyage585867
Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

This is an absolutely exceptional experiene. The volunteer crew and docent were so welcoming and so gracious about sharing their knowledge on the Nathan of Dorchester. This is an experience you should not miss! I learned so much about the traditional methods of oyster harvesting...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Francesca003007
Reviewed April 22, 2015

Enjoy an Unforgettable Sail on a Chesapeake Bay Skipjack. The Nathan was built by volunteers and launched twenty years ago, on the Fourth of July, 1994. She is the youngest of the Bay's skipjacks built to be a dredge boat, and still is owned, operated,...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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