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Sail Selina II On The Chesapeake Bay From St. Michaels, Maryland
Take a relaxing 2 hour cruise on the Selina II on Chesapeake Bay. Your cruise wlll depart from the Harbour Inn & Marina in St. Michaels, Maryland.
The Selina II was rated as the #1 Boat Tour in St. Michaels by TripAdvisor and has been for the last 15 years.
Selina II was built as a gentleman’s yacht in the Roaring 20s. Her overall length of 41 feet inches makes her the largest surviving vintage catboat.
Gaff rigged with a 48 foot mast and 35 foot boom, passengers are treated to an old fashioned sailing experience. You’ll be invited to help raise the sail or you can sit back, relax and just enjoy your sail.
The Selina II was invited to participate in
- Parade of Operation Sail in New York Harbor for the July 4 Bicentennial celebration 1976
- New York Harbor Festival in 1971
- 1980’s Boston 350the anniversary
- Portfest in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1983
- 1986’s Parade of Ships celebration of the Constitution’s 200th anniversary
- 1989 Albany Portfest
- Columbus voyage parades in 1992
- OP Sail 2000 in Boston and New York City
The current owner of Selina II and Coast Guard Licensed Captain is Iris Clarke, the granddaughter of the ship’s original owner.
Captain Iris is known for her skill in storytelling. She’ll tell you about the Selina II, sailing and the history of the Chesapeake Bay. You may even hear a few sea tales. Feel the sun on your face and the wind in your hair as you breathe in the salty air.
The Chesapeake Day Sail is a 2 hour cruise of the Chesapeake Bay. Included in your ticket is bottled water, binoculars, sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, rain jacket, wind gear and blankets. There is a bar with wine, beer, champagne and soda available for purchase.
Wine Tasting Cruise
The Wine Tasting Cruise is the same as the Day Cruise with the addition of an introduction to the basics of wine tasting. Sample three white wines and three red wines. You’ll have a scorecard for your notes on each wine. At the end, you’ll get a full glass of your favorite wine.
Beer Tasting Cruise
The Beer Tasting Cruise is the same as the Day Cruise with the addition of beer samples from local microbreweries. You’ll also receive unlimited samplings of Maryland Microbrewery’s finest brews.
Sailing on the vintage ship is an experience you will long remember and cherish.
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