On Friday, May 22 three quadriplegic sailors sailed 26 miles in Steamed, one of CRAB’s adapted 20 foot Freedoms. With winds gusting over 20 knots, they sailed from Under Armour’s dock in Baltimore to Annapolis’s Sandy Point State Park in just under four hours.
Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating is hosting an introductory sailing class at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, consisting of three consecutive morning sessions, including both classroom instruction and on-the-water experience. The class will teach basic sailing skills including nautical terms, how a sailboat works, understanding the wind, safety, basic knots, and regulations.
Disabled sailors who want to learn to race or improve their skills are invited to sign up for the Tuesday night coaching/racing practice series at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. Learn more and Sign up online.
CRAB has moved to new offices near the Annapolis Mall. We outgrew our space in Eastport and have moved to a larger space at 177 Defense Highway. We'll miss our friends and neighbors at Spinsheet and in Eastport but we are excited to have the space we need as we grow our programs. We also have a new phone number: (410) 266-5722.