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Skipjack Martha Lewis

121 N Union Ave Ste C, Ship docked at Tydings Memorial Park, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-3069
+1 410-939-4078
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A sail into history

The Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy has preserved the working Skipjack Martha Lewis to share and... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
Brian A
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Whiteford, Maryland
Wonderful Sail

The ship is being refurbished this year but our sail last October was great. Will go again once... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2013
tomtcam
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Corbin City, New Jersey
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The only remaining skipjack in Chesapeake Bay - still runs Oystering trips.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“oyster fleet” (2 reviews)
“call ahead” (2 reviews)
“heritage” (2 reviews)
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121 N Union Ave Ste C, Ship docked at Tydings Memorial Park, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-3069
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

The Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy has preserved the working Skipjack Martha Lewis to share and keep alive the lore of America's last sailing oyster fleet. As with all wooden workboats Martha requires a gat deal of maintenance which sometimes interferes with her sailing schedule but any...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2013

The ship is being refurbished this year but our sail last October was great. Will go again once she is back in the water. Lots of history and lots od fun.

2  Thank tomtcam
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Great old wooden sailboat. I highly recommend getting a group of people together and going on the Martha Lewis. This boat is a classic skipjack. I rented it for my husbands 50th birthday and we had a great time. Highly recommend making an appointment, we...More

3  Thank michele777us
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Took relatives out on the skipjack before we went to dinner. They loved it. It was about 1 & 1/2 hour trip and very pleasant. Just wish they would have given some information about skipjacks. The men enjoyed hoisting the sail.

1  Thank irimot
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Spent a recent evening on the historic Skipjack Martha Lewis sailing the Susquehanna Flats where the top of the Chesapeake Bay meets the Susquehanna River in Havre de Grace, MD. A wonderful evening - perfect weather, tasty Margaritas, and knowledgeable crew. If you are looking...More

1  Thank sdolan54
Reviewed 20 February 2011

While visiting friends in the area, my children and I went out for a sunset cruise on the Martha Lewis. I had always wanted to go sailing, and the experience was amazing. The passengers helped to raise the sail, which we thoroughly enjoyed. The crew...More

3  Thank Katellan
Reviewed 27 August 2010

The Martha Lewis is a v-bottom, two sail bateau built in MD in 1955 (so says the brochure). She is one of the few remaining working dredge boats that make up the Chesapeake Bay oyster fleet, and the last to fish commercially under sail in...More

8  Thank DelawarianFemale
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