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Summer Sail: Crab Industry Lecture and Sail on the Skipjack SIGSBEE

Presented by the MCHC Maritime Committee

All aboard! Join MCHC and Living Classrooms this summer for two-hour evening sails around Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Each sail trip includes a lecture by a guest speaker, refreshments, and demonstrations on sailing techniques. Refreshments and activities are included in the ticket price.

Chesapeake writer and educator Kate Livie comes aboard a sail on the Skipjack SIGSBEE to share the fascinating history of the crab industry through the stories of enslaved cooks and watermen, immigrant spice merchants, Black entrepreneurs, and migrant pickers who helped make crabs iconic in Maryland. Space is limited. Registration is required. Passengers under the age of 9 years old will not be allowed to sail.

All ticket sales are final and non-refundable.

This program has sold out. Please see our other summer sails!

Image: Crab Fishing, Crisfield, Maryland, photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine, c. 1953. Maryland Center for History and Culture, A. Aubrey Bodine Collection, B990-1A.