Chesapeake Bay Skipjack

September 2015 Blog Posts (3)

9/26/15: Rosie Parks wins the Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race 2015

Congratulations to the captain and crew of the Rosie Parks who won the 2015 Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race!!! It was a windy day and perfect for those big boats to fly.  The Ida May didn't have a chance.  The Rosie was faster with her jib down than the Ida May with full sail.  We had a wonderful time and Capt. Jimmy Murphy did an admirable job in the rough conditions of the Chotank River.  Thanks Jimmy!!!…


Added by ida may on September 26, 2015 at 7:44pm — No Comments

9/19/15: Ida May is in Cambridge MD and ready to race the Choptank Heritage Race on 9/26/15

Thanks Jimmy Murphy, Frank Antes, and Keith Whitelock for bringing the boat up to Cambridge MD from her home harbor in Deal Island MD.  The Choptank Heritage Race will be on 9/26/15.  We didn't make it up last year, and the year before, well, let's not talk about the year before.

Added by ida may on September 20, 2015 at 11:31pm — No Comments

9/7/15: Ida May comes in 5th Place in the Deal Island Skipjack Races 2015

The Ida May remembers Capt. John Price, who died just one month ago.  We miss you John!!!

Dickie Webster stepped up in our time of need and took the helm of the Ida May in this year's Deal Island Races.  Thank you Dickie!  

There was no wind at all.  It reminded me of those years in the 70's and 80's when we'd bake under the sun and drift in the tide.  There was such little wind that the finish line became the first buoy, and only half the boats could even make…


Added by ida may on September 7, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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