I was incredibly distressed to see on the Facebook feed of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum today that Dan “Danny” Sutherland, who ran the Apprentice for a Day program there, passed away on Saturday. I have written often of Dan and the time I spent with him as part of the CBMM’s Apprentice for a [...]
Our friends over at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum have been busy. They have launched two new blogs to highlight the activity on their working waterfront. The Apprentice for a Day blog highlights that program, in which we at Chine bLog have been proud and happy participants. There are some pictures of the building, but [...]
Here are most of the other pictures I took at the Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival.
And so, like all good things, another set of sessions with Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Apprentice for a Day program has ended. And what a way to go – sailing a Delaware Ducker, the sister of the one on which I have been working. We got two little sails in, with some fine tuning of [...]
I was able to get out to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for another round of its Apprentice for a Day program. The highlight of the day was launching the other Delaware Ducker (then one not being built in the program) and getting out for a little row in her. Here is a short video [...]
A final note from Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – I mentioned Dan Sutherland below. I parked, not yet beknownst to me, next to his truck, which had an interesting looking boat on top of it. I was pretty sure I correctly pegged it as a replica of an old sailing canoe, and right I was. [...]
And so, it came, my last of four trips out to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Apprentice for a Day program. What a great experience it has been – I can’t wait until life’s other demands allow me time to head out there again.
The boat is coming along well. The frames and deck knees [...]