Chesapeake Bay Skipjack

September 2012 Blog Posts (2)

9/22/12: Choptank Heritage Race

We came in 6th (out of 7 boats) in the Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race, but it was a beautiful day to sail and we had a great time.  We beat the Hilda Willing, the other boat to come up from the Tangier Sound, so we have bragging rights on being the fastest boat in Deal Island Harbor.

Added by ida may on September 22, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

9/3/12: 2nd Place in the Deal Island Skipjack Races

The Skipjack Ida May won second place in the 52nd Annual Deal Island Skipjack Race.  We were the first boat across the starting line and the first boat around the first buoy.  Coming back down the Tangier Sound, the perennial winner, Rebecca Ruark, hauled us down and passed us.  We held off the Somerset to take 2nd.  Considering that we were always in the rear of the pack in previous Labor Days, we were very happy with today's outcome.  Our success was not a surprise to us.  We had a good…


Added by ida may on September 3, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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