Brad was introduced to CRAB in 2003 when his good friend suffered a life altering accident leaving him paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair. CRAB proved to be a life-line, allowing Brad to act as the able bodied sailor supporting his friend in the Don Backe Memorial CRAB Cup Regatta.
The Recovering Warrior Sailing Regatta was held on Saturday, April 30th in our nation’s “Sailing Capital,” Annapolis, Maryland. The regatta is sponsored by the Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating, the National Sailing Hall of Fame, The Connected Warrior Foundation, Warrior Events, and The Valhalla Sailing Project with support from the US Naval Academy. After everyone was […]
For Immediate Release – 4/29/2016 contact: Paul Bollinger Ed@crabsailing.org 410-266-5722 After a nationwide search, the Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) Board of Directors voted unanimously to select Paul “Bo” Bollinger as CRAB’s new Executive Director. In announcing the selection, CRAB President Brian Jamieson commented, “We have very ambitious goals for CRAB and the Board wanted someone […]
The 6th Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta (WWSR) was held on Saturday, September 12th in our nation’s “Sailing Capital,” Annapolis, Maryland at the National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) dock with sailboats provided by the Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) and wounded warriors coming from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, The Connected Warrior Foundation, and […]
On Friday, May 22, 2015 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. Lance Hinrichs, Josh Basile, and Patrick Rummerfield were on a […]
Come join us for Monthly SailFree on Sunday! Our volunteer skippers are ready to take disabled sailors, new and old, out for a 45 minute sail on the Chesapeake Bay. Our SailFrees are held at our dock at Sandy Point State Park (unless noted on the calendar) located at the western edge of the Bay […]