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
Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester
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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
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
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
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
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!!!
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.
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
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