Oh, to be young and in love and in need of an extravagant anniversary gift. The crew of Sailing Chiron to the rescue, ready to host a romantic sunset sail for two! … More Thank You for Giving Me a Boat Life
Charles and I sailed in our city’s Boat Parade of Lights as rookies and we quickly learned that some salty sailors are after $7,000 in cash prizes in a take no prisoners 100,000 watts kind of way. Mandatory Captain’s Meeting two days prior: Imagine a large group of boaters and sailors in santa hats drinking … More Bundle Up for the Parade of Lights
If you’ve sailed up the Potomac River toward DC you’ve seen the Capital Wheel just before you sail under the Wilson Bridge. With no neighbor next to us in our slip at National Harbor, the view was lovely at night.
The Potomac River is only 2′-3′ deep in places so if the boat sinks, just stand up. We use nautical charts to decide where we can and cannot sail on the river: the brown is land, the blue and white are water, and the tiny numbers in the water show how deep the water is. The Potomac … More Can We Get Under That Bridge?