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>> Home > Forum > Events > Chesapeak Bay Maritime Museum
Chesapeak Bay Maritime Museum
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Jerry Todd
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Forum Posts: 6
17th Jul 2017 06:28  
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7th October 2017 - 7th October 2017

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Moved to May 19-20


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Jerry
White Rocks Model Boat Club
Phrogphlyer
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Forum Posts: 7
28th Sep 2017 02:02  
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I hope to attend this event, it is a great location and the museum is really worth a visit. If anyone cares to write up some of the happenings and take a few photos, please send them to Journal@ssmana.org

SelwynWilliams
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Forum Posts: 29
28th Sep 2017 09:06  
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I am always interested in Maritime Museums/Centres and this one obviously plays to its strengths of location and events.

marky
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2nd Oct 2017 23:22  
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saw this ,a nice poster for next year.Cheers Marky


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pugwash1
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4th Oct 2017 18:16  
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This is way more than just a maritime museum. The location in the heart the Chesapeak Bay Area, the home of the only sail ” fishing fleet in the U.S.A. No power drives at all with the exception of small ”pusher” units, kind of tiny, with room for a motor only! These are used to aid in getting to the fishery. The traditional boat is a Skipjack and the museum is a living boat yard. So even when there is no events there is always something to see. Model boat days are held around a large square tempary pool. One day is for scale and live steam, and another is free sail and model skipjack racing. We do not have control of the weather but I can not remember anything but sun on the days I have been there👍. The team at the museum are a great group of ladies and gentlemen who are passionate in their love of the sea and on model days you will find loads of helpful tips etc from all the “captains”. If you are visitors on holiday, Anapolis is no more than three quarters of an hour away, this is the home of the Rodgers collection of dockyard models and the worlds largest collection of French prisoner of war bone models (napolionic) in the world, it is a super nautical town!
the Chesapeake museum is in St.Michaels, with lots of super shopping for the non model boating spouses. Further up the road on Tilghman island is a fantastic nautical book store who specializes in model ships and boats. However you need to visit the book store a day before the show day as everyone will be looking for that rare and special book!!!!! Hope this is a help.