When we think of sailing the Bay, many of us think of weekly races, leisurely sunset cruises, or summertime trips anchoring in peaceful coves. It’s hard to imagine, but sailing was once purely practical. Sailboats were the primary way to get people, goods and services up and down the Chesapeake. That’s the focus of the Calvert Marine Museum’s new lecture series. Cheryl Costello shows us this integral part of Bay living in the past. Watch below:
For the full schedule of lectures, click here.