Chesapeake Sailors Lead the Sailstice Charge!

May 6, 2019 by Monica Grant
Chesapeake Sailors Lead the Sailstice Charge!

Summer is coming closer and so is Summer Sailstice, and from the look or our Event Map, Chesapeake sailors are getting well preapared to lead the charge into the summer sailing celebrations. 

K deG volunteers as crew on the replica Tall Ship, Kalmar Nyckel which is berthed on the Christina River at the Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard in Wilmington, Delaware. He also his own boat, a Starwind 223 named Minnow. Which boat will K deG sail on Summer Sailstice? We're not sure... but this one looks pretty good.
Kalmar Nykel
Kalmar Nykel Replica. Photo Wikimedia Commons.

Want to join a Pirate daysail or volunteer as crew aboard Kalmar Nyckel? Go to to learn more.

Hampton Yacht Club & Broad Bay Sailing Assocation are planning a cruise complete with wine tasting, happy hour and a bonfire on Pirate’s Beach. But this not just a one-day event. This crew will party from Friday June 21 - Sunday June 23.

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) invites people with disabilities and their families to go sailing on Chesapeake Bay on Sunday, June 23rd. CRAB's fleet of six specially modified Beneteau First 22A's (A for adaptive) will be sailed by experienced skippers and crew from Sandy Point State Park from 9:30 am - 2:30 pm.
Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB)

Julien is hosting the 2019 Sailing Chavurah Summer Sailstice Raft up. Sail around until it's time to party. Then it's hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and sundown from the cockpits. If you like grass skirts and coconut bras this event might be for you!
Sailing Chavurah

Elsie G is sailing with the NSHSA and HSA1 joint club event on the Chesapeake Bay.

Butch is organizing the Solomons Nonsuch Fleet (SNF) invitational cruise in the Choptank River, Chesapeake Bay from June 17  - 21. Check it out, you might like to join them...
Solomons Cruise 2019

Dale from the Chesapeake Yacht Club, Shady Side, MD is inviting sailors to join the club on a day sail from the Chesapeak's West River.

Kent Island Racing Fleet invites all commers to join the Race From Kent Island Narrows to Galesville, on Saturday June 22.
Kent Island Racing Fleet

Michael Sorrell is calling all Morgan sailboats and owners to spend an afternoon sailing on the beautiful Choptank River.

Catalina 22 Chesapeake Bay Fleet 10 is hosting its annual cruise, open to Catalina 22 owners and former owners. The cruise runs from June 22 to 29.
Catalina 22

Hunter Sailing Association Station #1 is looking forward to their annual Summer Sailstice Raft-Up, this year to be held at Waterhole Cove off Harris Creek in the Chesapeake. And there'll be a wine tasting contest!
Hunter Sailing Association Station #1

And that's not all! There are dozens of individual sailing plans and club events happening all over the country and the world, so don't be the only boat left on the dock. Sign up, add your plans and go sailing on the weekend of June 22/23 to join the 19th annual Summer Sailstice.

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