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The Great Chesapeake Schooner Race 2017 — Racing to Save the Bay

The festivities associated with the Great Chesapeake Schooner Race 2017 kick off tomorrow at 10 AM with a  “Salute to Schooners,” where schooners and other vessels will “fire” cannons, horns, etc. On land, students from Baltimore City schools will sing … Continue reading

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Class A Dominates Great Chesapeake Schooner Race – Woodwind Wins on Elapsed and Corrected Time

In our previous post about the Great Chesapeake Schooner Race we focused on the Class AA schooners, the big boats over 50′. Big boats sail faster, right? Not necessarily.  (Thanks to Paul Caroll for pointing out our oversight.) This year, the Class … Continue reading

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Sailor Drowns After Being Knocked Overboard Following Great Chesapeake Schooner Race

On one schooner, the 2012 Great Chesapeake Schooner Race ended in tragedy.  Shortly after the 43-foot Cuchulain crossed the finish line at Windmill Point, at just after 4 p.m. on Friday, Paul Stephen Case, 68, of Racine Wisconsin was knocked overboard and drowned, while … Continue reading

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