Category Archives: Maryland

America 1851 replica in Chesterton Maryland

America 1851 replica in Chestertown Maryland from John Coffey on Vimeo. Yacht America 1851 replica came to Chesterton Maryland for a dual day sail with the Sultana, a replica of a 1768 schooner. America was the first winner of America’s … Continue reading

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Sailing Season 2014

Boat had been splashed and the engine kicked over on the first try. Now all I need to do is put on the sails.

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Rainbow over Rock Hall MD

The boat is still on the hard but we happened to walk to our marina where the owner was having a gathering for the slip holder. I don’t see many rainbows in Rock Hall but maybe I should be looking … Continue reading

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Farewell Stringalong Jim Smudgebottom

Pirates For Sail with Lassie Lyons from John Coffey on Vimeo. Farewell to Jim Everett aka “Stringalong Jim Smudgebottom, one of the founders of the sea shanty band Pirates For Sail. This performance from the 2013 Pirates and Wenches Fantasy … Continue reading

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Cap’t Tony Sailing Past Gratitude Marina in his Catboat

Cap’n Tony and his Nonesuch Catboat from John Coffey on Vimeo. Cap’n Tony sailing a solo out past Gratitude Marina in his Nonsuch catboat. You know, the sailboat with the wishbone boom and no head sail.

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A CraicHead Fan!

I had the pleasure of being recognized from my blog by the Cap’n on the right while hanging out at Harbor Shack in Rock Hall MD. Apologies for forgetting his name but he’s seen many of the videos I’ve posted. … Continue reading

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First Sail 2013

Great first sail with long time sailing friend Cap’n Frank last Saturday. Low humidity and SE winds at 10 knots got had us running a steady 5-5.5 knots. Not bad considering the bottom is already gunked up with algae and … Continue reading

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Boat’s in the water!

Finally, In Like Flynn’s been splashed into Swan Creek In Rock Hall MD for the 2013 season. Still lots more work to do, but at least I have all the comforts and a great view from my cockpit. Boat Drinks!

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