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February 16, 2022

Spring Training Opportunities

Our 2023 sailing season kicks off when crew and volunteers rig the Nathan Saturday morning March 25th. During April we will be reacquainting returning volunteers and starting to train new volunteers to sail the Nathan. Sail training is extensive. In each two-hour training session, we all learn to tie knots “the Nathan way”. Everyone learns teamwork to shake out the main sail and lace/unlace the jib. We learn how to raise and lower the main sail and jib, haul lines and trim the sheets. Working under command of one of our experienced captains, we practice maneuvers and learn to sail […]
April 12, 2021


  DORCHESTER SKIPJACK COMMITTE COVID PROTOCOL  3/24/2022 The Dorchester Skipjack Committee (known as the DSC), who owns and operates the skipjack Nathan of Dorchester, is committed to providing an environment as safe as possible for passengers and volunteers. The Nathan of Dorchester will operate within the COVID-19 guidelines of the CDC and the State of Maryland. Local levels of transmission and prevalence will be monitored and used to update best practices. All volunteers are encouraged to be up to date on vaccine recommendations for their personal conditions. They are also encouraged to be transparent regarding symptoms that could be related […]