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Schooner Mystic Whaler offers on-board tours at CBMM Sept. 26

ST. MICHAELS — From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, the schooner Mystic Whaler will be offering dockside tours at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels. The tours are free for CBMM members or with general museum admission.

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Wednesday 09/18/2013
KNSPS to offer piloting course
Updated: October 24, 2013 - 1:30 pm

CHESTER — Kent Narrows Sail & Power Squadron offers courses and seminars for the fall and winter that include: Winterization, Piloting, Fire Extinguisher Training, Cruise Planning, Weather and Partner in Command.

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Tuesday 09/17/2013
Last call for 2013 sails on the Nathan of Dorchester
Updated: September 23, 2013 - 1:05 pm

CAMBRIDGE — The skipjack Nathan of Dorchester will soon finish up another successful season of public sails and private charters, taking locals and visitors alike out on the beautiful Choptank River to experience the waterman’s way of life. Sails are offered through the end of October.

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Friday 09/13/2013
My new favorite holiday
Updated: September 23, 2013 - 1:05 pm

So, I was in this waterfront dive, toothpick dangling from the corner of my mouth, my slouch hat rakishly angled to one side, when I sidled up to this lady, got real, real close, and breathed into her tiny pink, bejeweled ear, “Hey, beautiful, you ever been on a tugboat?”

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Thursday 09/05/2013
Baker boat wins special prize at regatta
Updated: September 23, 2013 - 3:32 pm

CAMBRIDGE — When the 103rd Cambridge Classic powerboat races were run the weekend of July 27 and 28, a boat from Queen Anne’s County came away with a special prize.

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Woods & Water
Updated: September 23, 2013 - 3:31 pm

Fishing with a pro

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Back River Restoration Committee, Gunpowder Conservancy awarded BGE 'Green Grants'
Updated: September 23, 2013 - 3:32 pm

The Back River Restoration Committee and the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy were among 50 nonprofit organizations awarded Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. “Green Grants” on Wednesday in the utility’s support of environmental stewardship efforts.

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Wednesday 09/04/2013
Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race set for Sept. 21
Updated: September 23, 2013 - 3:32 pm

CAMBRIDGE — Preparations are underway for the 2013 Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race, to be held on the Choptank River Saturday, Sept. 21. The annual race began in 1997 and, with Deal Island’s Labor Day race, is one of only two skipjack races still held on the Chesapeake Bay.

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DNR warns residents to steer clear of stranded dolphins
Updated: September 23, 2013 - 3:32 pm

EASTON — In light of the recent Unusual Mortality Event (UME) for bottlenose dolphins declared by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for states from New York to North Carolina, Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials are stressing to citizens not to touch any live or dead stranded dolphins they might find.

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Dominion Marina hosts Stars & Stripers fly fishing event
Updated: September 23, 2013 - 3:32 pm

CHESTER — Dominion Marina hosted the 4th annual Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing contest Saturday, Aug. 24, for Wounded Warriors who are recovering from traumatic injuries sustained while serving in the nation’s armed forces. The event has been held on Kent Island the past four years, with Dominion Marina hosting it the past three.

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Thursday 08/29/2013
One Fine Catch: Annual RiverFest fosters sportsmanship among Cecil youth
Updated: September 23, 2013 - 1:05 pm

CHARLESTOWN — No fewer than 65 young fishermen ages 4 to 16 packed Historic Charlestown Stone Wharf from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, for the eleventh installment of an annual catch and release tournament that achieves a handful of goals: acquainting area youth with a beloved nautical pastime while promoting the spirit of friendly competition and bolstering healthy self-esteem.

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