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July 14, 2021

Wooden Ships and Iron Men

Nathan sailing schedule delayed again! We now hope to carry passengers in September! The skipjack Nathan of Dorchester is part of the era known as “wooden ships and iron men”. Since last August, Nathan has been docked awaiting repairs to the forward port and starboard log and pin rails as well as replacement of the port knightshead a complex structural element at the bow of the boat. The crew of the Nathan is standing by awaiting the completion of the repairs. We will then haul Nathan onto dry land to quickly scrape, paint, and inspect the hull, bend on our […]
April 12, 2021

VOLUNTEER COVID PROTOCOL

DORCHESTER SKIPJACK COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER COVID PROTOCOL (4/12/21) 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 due to COVID pandemic to all volunteers and passengers.   The Nathan of Dorchester will operate within those guidelines of the State of Maryland.  In addition,  DSC will monitor volunteers and passengers as well as encourage appropriate distancing, masking, hand hygiene practices.   There are several steps that will be continued from 2020:   Screening- temperature and questionnaire.  Any volunteer entering the Nathan of Dorchester work area […]
April 12, 2021

PASSENGER COVID PROTOCOL

  DORCHESTER SKIPJACK COMMITTEE PASSENGER COVID PROTOCOL (4/12/21) 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 due to COVID pandemic for passengers.   The Nathan of Dorchester will operate within the guidelines of the State of Maryland.  In addition,  DSC will monitor passengers as well as encourage appropriate distancing, masking, hand hygiene practices.   The following steps will be maintained until such time as the State of Maryland relaxes guidelines for group activities:   1)Reservations:  All passengers will be listed individually on […]
 
 
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