Schooners Will Race on the Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore to Portsmouth, Va., Oct. 11-18, 2015

The 26th annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race will be held October 11-18, 2015, over 127 nautical miles between Baltimore, Md., and Portsmouth, Va.   Inspired by the historic competition between commercial schooners racing to beat one another to markets, the event seeks to increase public awareness of the Bay’s maritime history and to support protection and restoration of the Bay’s natural resources, with proceeds donated to educational programs of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.  For more information:; phone (757) 393-2220; e-mail:

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