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Guest Book Reviews

Great Boat Ride    

Wonderful day and experience. Lovely sunset. Captain and wife were great! Loved every minute.

Mary Jane Wheeler - Aston, Pa.

Outstanding Cruise and Hosts      

Captain Mark & First and Only Mate, Suzanne were the perfect hosts for our trip on the bay. Their boat is super and our trip was too short! Next time we will book for a double - or possibly overnight. They offer it all and it's all good! Little 3 yr old grand daughter also had a great time helping the Captain with the rigging and enjoying the list - the bigger the better for her! It's ALL GOOD!

Mark Adams - Alexandria, VA

Great stories and informative trip!     

The weather was a tad wet and overcast, so the Captain zipped up the boat for us to ride comfortably in the cabin. We were the only guests that day. The Captain easily answered all questions pertaining to the boat, boating in itself, and interesting experiences. We sipped on margaritas and enjoyed the rolling of the boat in a strong headwind. A definite do-over!

Caroline Mansfield - Brunswick, MD

Review of Chesapeake Bay Sailing Trip     

My son gave us a gift certificate at Christmas for a sailing trip out of Rock Hall, MD. Our trip was on 9/19/15 and we had a wonderful time! The skipper & first mate were lots of fun and very friendly. They offered us complimentary margaritas, soft drinks & water. We were sorry when it was time to head back to the pier. It was a lovely little trip that we highly recommend. (And a great gift!)

Mary Fran Stromyer & Sam Bland - Maryland

A Lovely Afternoon with Lovely People    

My great experience actually began before we even boarded, when someone from Blue Crab Chesapeake Charters called us to warn us about a car accident on the Bay Bridge that was causing gridlock. They offered to reschedule if we were not able to make our original sailing time, but we were fortunate to arrive just in time. 
After battling through the terrible traffic to reach Rock Hall, my husband and I had a wonderful experience sailing on the Crab Royale with our friends and Captain Mark and Suzanne. The boat is clean, well-kept, and comfortable. The crew are friendly, and they helped us forget about the stress of the long drive with complimentary margaritas. It's also so nice to sail on a smaller vessel with few passengers - you get to really enjoy the quiet and beauty of the bay. 
Many thanks to Blue Crab Chesapeake Charters for a very enjoyable experience!

Tiffany - Laurel, MD

Rock Hall Sailing     

I purchased this as a Christmas gift for my husband. I wasn't sure what to expect. The experience was great. The captain was friendly and did a wonderful job of explaining everything as we went along. I would recommend this to anyone. The cost was more than affordable and I cannot wait to do this again.

Lois Vaughan - Lorton, virginia

Chesapeake Bay Sailing Trip    

To much wind but very well handled by the skipper. We never raised more than about 2/3 of the roller genoa. That was plenty of sail. I have been sailing since childhood and I was hoping to have a chance at the helm but under the conditions I didn't even consider asking. Note; I crewed on the boat that won class B in the Annap/Newport 1957

Ben Heilman - Chestertown

Rock Hall Sailing Trip    

We had a great time out on the water. We received this as a gift, and we're looking forward to making another trip back.

Alex - McLean, VA

Sailing Trip    

We were treated very well by Captain Mark & Suzanne. My husband has to use crutches to walk from a back injury. They were extremely helpful & concerned about his comfort. It was one of the best experiences we've encountered! I recommend a Chesapeake Bay Sailing Trip to anyone!

Beth & Allen Haught - Rock Hall, MD

Sunset sailing trip     

My wife and I received this trip as a gift from our daughter and it was terrific. The evening had an Indian summer temperature, a beautiful sunset and smooth as silk sailing. Capt. Mark and his Mate Suzanne were a pleasant engaging couple who supplied some good background music and a nice margarita. The trip was very enjoyable and relaxing. We will sail with them again with some friends.

Bruce Magladry - Chesapeake Bay (Rock Hall, Maryland)

Sailing Adventure     This was a gift from our children. It was a great adventure we loved it so much we will definitely book this again as a gift or for ourselves. Alisa Hagopian - Rock Hall Maryland

Sailing Trip      

What a fantastic gift to give someone! This trip was given to me as a 50th birthday gift. We could have not asked for a more beautiful evening to sail. The crew was extremely nice. The boat was just beautiful. The overall experience was one I will be taking about for a long time.

Kim Georg - Rock Hall, MD

Blue Crab Chesapeake Bay Charters      

We spent two wonderful hours in the company of Captain Mark and his First Mate on their beautiful boat they were delightful hosts. The weather was perfect and we were under sail all the way - what a lovely, relaxing experience it was! We would definitely recommend Blue Crab to all our friends and family.CATHERINE - Rock Hall

Out of this World Experience!     Great sailing experience. The captain and crew were awesome, attentive, knowledgeable and super fun! I have recommended them to my family!  Rosana Benites - Rock Hall , MD

Chesapeake Sail    We had a wonderful trip. Captain Mark and his wife were very accommodating, putting us at ease and making sure we were comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed our sailing trip and would recommend this trip to everyone.

Nan and Tony - Rock Hall, Maryland

Great Time      

We had a wonderful time, the only thing that would have made it better, would have been a longer sail.

Terry and David Mawyer - Rock Hall MD

Sailing Trip      

A very nice sailing experience with Capt. Mark.

William B. King - Chesapeake Bay

A Wonderful Afternoon      

My husband and I spent a wonderful afternoon with with Captain Mark on his beautiful sailboat. The margaritas were great and the views were spectacular!

Emily - Falls Church, VA

Chesapeake Bay Cruise      

Great morning on the boat. Would highly recommend the trip to anyone. Very hard to beat Mark and Suzanne as crew-mates. Will definitely come back again.

Doug, Sue and Elise - Frederick, MD

Chesapeake Bay Sailing      

Really nice experience, great crew. It was have been nice to go out to the Bay Bridge.

Emilia Izquierdo - Rockhall, MD

Chesapeake Bay Sailing      

Perfect evening for sailing, beautiful sunset, great boat, and Captain Mark was the best.

Colbert's - Rockville, MD

Sunset Sail      

We has a wonderful time recently with Captain Mark and First (and only) Mate Suzanne. This was our second trip with them, after a gap of a few years, and it was as delightful as before. They were kind and helpful when our out-of-town friend's six-year-old got a little seasick and thought he would throw up (he didn't!). We plan another trip with Mark and Suzanne soon. Their service is one of the nicest features of a nice town.

Jeff & Penny Brown - Rock Hall MD

Great Trip     

My wife and I had a great time. The whole experience was very relaxing and a nice way to get out of the city for a while.

Rick Curtsinger - Washington, D.C.

Sunset Sail      

We had a great time with Capt. Mark and his crew. The wind was great, and we had a perfect sunset sail. Would recommend this to any couple for a special evening.

Matthew Peregoy - Gettysburg, PA

Chesapeake Bay Sailing      

Fantastic! I would do it again and again! Captain and crew were great!

Chris Kraft - Rock Hall

Sailboat Ride     

Fabulous. Definitely a 5.

Mary Jane Wheeler - Aston, PA

Sailing Tour      

We had a very nice day. Not a lot of wind, but Captain was a great host, very friendly and engaging.

Clifford Berg - Chadds Ford, PA

Chesapeake Bay Sailing      

My husband and I had a great time sailing. Captain Mark and Suzanne were personable, and made it a fun experience. The complimentary margaritas were a nice surprise! I would definitely recommend this experience to other couples and families.

Stefanie - Dover, DE

Excellent Evening     

My husband and I had a wonderful time with Captain Mark and Suzanne! They were personable, knowledgeable, and gave us a great tour of the Rock Hall area. We would definitely go again!

Linda - Baltimore, MD

Bay Sailing Cruise      

A great sail. It was a very hot day, but very comfortable on the water. The captain and crew were very hospitable and enjoyed showing off their community. Rock Hall is a bit of a hike, but a nice little town.

Dan - Washington

Sailing Trip      

Had a great time sailing with Captain Mark and Mate Suzanne. Everything was so perfect.

Ed - Valley Lee

Chesapeake Bay Sailing      

My daughter and I had the most enjoyable sailing experience last Sunday with Captain Mark and his first mate Suzanne. It was a beautiful evening and the sunset was spectacular. Captain Mark timed the crescendo of Tchaikovsky perfectly as the last bit of sun descended over the water. The weather was perfect and Mark and Suzanne make it a most memorable experience with their pleasant, friendly demeanor. I highly recommend this experience to others.

Marc Dapas - Washington, D.C.

Sailing on the Chesapeake      

Captain Mark runs a good show. We had a nice sail on a beautiful evening with well timed music to cap off the sunset. We would recommend this and plan on doing it again.

Matt - Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Sailing      

We had a wonderful time on this sailing adventure. Captain Mark and Suzanne were amazing. This is definitely an amazing way to see the sunset over the Baltimore skyline, and a fun way to spend time with your loved one. I would definitely do this again.

Bri Calaman - Carlisle, PA

Sailing Chesapeake      

I booked this as a gift for my then fiance as a Christmas present. Unfortunately, we could not make the date last year because my father passed away. A year later we were still able to make the trip. Mark and Suzanne were very accommodating and friendly. It was a calming sailing experience.

Tiffany - Gaithersburg, MD

Sailing Chesapeake Bay      

We had an awesome time sailing the Chesapeake Bay out of Rock Hall, Maryland. We often cruise the bay in our powerboat but not too often in a sailboat. The water was a little rough with the impending hurricane, but we had a wonderful time and lots of wind to fill the sails! Thank you for a great time.

Tom and Laural Kretzer - Rock Hall, MD

Sailing Tour      

We had a wonderful experience with Captain Mark and his boat sailing out of Rock Hall, MD.

Jane Lewis - Rock Hall

Amazing Time!!     

This was the best 2 hours spent unwinding and relaxing in Quiet!! Captain Mark and Susan were great..Thank You!!

Candace - MARYLAND

Sailing Review      

Mark and Suzanne were perfect hosts! They know how to make their guests relax and have fun. We were able to bring champagne on the boat, take lots of photos, and enjoy a gorgeous sunset. They even let my boyfriend surprise me with a proposal on the boat! Thanks for a wonderful experience!

LO - Rock Hall, MD

Terrific Sail      

My kids bought me a sailing trip and gave me a trip filled with love. Just 2 hours on this boat is vacation. Thank you Captain Mark and the loyal first mate!

Barry W - Stafford, VA

Great Sailing Trip!      

I enjoyed it.

Somer White - Baltimore

The Perfect Outing      

Captain Mark and his wife were lovely hosts for our evening boat ride. They were both beyond friendly and warm, but still had a very professional demeanor. The night and weather were perfect, though I know that's really beyond anyone's control. We wish we had arranged to spend the night out in Rock Hall, but it was still a doable drive after having a late dinner at the restaurant where you board. Definitely a great experience!

Sarah R. - Washington, DC

Chesapeake Bay Sailing Review      

I absolutely loved this experience! It was such a wonderful romantic getaway that I would recommend for anyone! The captain was very friendly and made the experience very enjoyable!

Rosalie Wills - Rock Hall

Great Trip      

We had a great time on this trip with Captain Mark.

Ben - Virginia

Chesapeake Bay Sailing     

It was a beautiful sunset and our Captain and his wife were delightful...had lunch at Waterman's and dancing later with a live band.

George and Judy Reichley - Harrisburg, PA

Sailing Chesapeake Bay      

The sailing trip was very nice and the captain of the sail boat was very accommodating. We would definitely recommend the experience to anyone else interested.

Robert Reed - Washington, D.C.

Sailing Trip      

We had a wonderful time on our cruise. We were celebrating my husbands birthday, and were able to bring our bubbly to toast. Capt. Mark was a great host.

Debbie - Rock Hall

Sailing Trip      

What an awesome experience. The day was beautiful and the boat was awesome. The captain of the boat was incredible and made the experience one that will not soon be forgotten.

JR - Alexandria, Virginia

Got More Than I Bargained For!      

My family and I had a blast! More fun that I had expected. Capt. Mark and Suzanne made us feel comfortable and they shared stories with us so it was bit of learning experience. We had snacks and drinks on-board. Everything was perfect. I would definitely go back again. And I can't wait to try another experience with Experience Days!

Cleona Vassell - Frederick, Md

Sailing Experience      

Most excellent, despite a weather snafu! Captain Mark was very accommodating, pleasant and knowledgeable. With our originally scheduled trip postponed due to Mother Nature, Captain Mark worked with us to ensure that the experience was terrific.

Mike Oesterling - Rock Hall, MD

Chesapeake Sailboat Ride      

Our experience was awesome. The trip was beautiful and the captain and first mate couldn't have been any nicer. Also, we were pleasantly surprised with the complimentary drinks.

Don Reinhart - Maryland

Great Time!     

My wife and I had a wonderful time with captain mark and the margaritas!

Dr. Robert Nixon - Rock Hall

Chesapeake Sailing     

We had a wonderful time.

Carol Braddock - Springfield, VA

Chesapeake Bay Sailing      

A lovely experience. The Captain was welcoming, attentive, knowledgeable and fun.

Sandra Myles - Oakton, VA

Sailing Feedback      

Overall it was a very nice experience. The captain was very nice and did a good job. Very relaxing experience and great views of the harbor.

Rebecca - Baltimore Harbor

Awesome Experience Gift      

My BF was surprised and enjoyed the ride. Thank you for helping me pull it all together. Captain Mark and his first mate were amazing. I am already thinking of my next trip for next year. Thanks again for helping me to celebrate my BF's birthday.

Fay Gibson - Alpharetta, GA

Great Sailing Trip!      

The sailing trip was great! perfect sunny day with just the right amount of wind. The Crew was both friendly and informative! Would recommend.

Greg - Baltimore, MD

Afternoon Sail on Chesapeake      

Beautiful! Captain Mark and Suzanne were great! My girls were at the helm and used the antique spy glass to look for pirates. It was quiet, serene, and stunningly beautiful. Wonderful memories which will live on forever. If only they could figure out how to outlaw power boats on the bay!

The Lilyestrom Family - Rock Hall, MD

Sunset Sail      

Wonderful, relaxing experience - definitely exceeded all of our expectations!

Anne Olson - Edgewater, MD

Chesapeake Sailing Charter      

This was an awesome birthday gift from my wife. Each and every one of my guest on the sail had a wonderful time. The boat, captain and first mate are all top notch and made sure we left with smiles on our faces and wind in our hair.

Garick Malcom - Virginia

Sailing Adventure      

I want to thank Captain Mark and his crew for making my 39th Birthday a beautiful experience. We sailed and watch the fireworks. WOW what a wonderful time. I will return next year.... As Captain Mark says ' who sail better than we do' - NOBODY!

Claude - Upper Marlboro MD

Chesapeake Sailing Charter      

This was an extraordinary experience for me, my wife, and our guests. Capt. Mark was extremely proficient in his boat handling and the weather and bay conditions were perfect! We had good food and wine. Who lived better than us? NOBODY!

Frank W Merritt - USA

Sunset Sailing Trip      

We really enjoyed our sailing excursion Saturday evening. The weather was good, even though we did not have enough wind to really sail, the crew did their best to ensure we had wonderful views of the sunset and the surrounding areas.

Keith & Bonnie - Westminster, MD

Chesapeake Sailing Charter      

This was a wonderful day! We could not have asked for a better way to celebrate Jack's birthday. Thank you!!!!

Dr. Julie Mehan - Virginia

Amazing Experience      

This was the perfect gift for my boyfriends birthday. Captain Mark and Susan were amazing and we had a great time.

Melissa and Erv - Rock Hall, MD

Perfect 26th Birthday Gift for the Perfect Boyfriend      

Absolutely in awe the moment we arrived at the dock. We got caught in traffic and arrived a tad bit later than expected. They tried calling us but we did not receive the calls until we parked. By the time we had called them back, they had already pulled off but came back to get us and it was amazing. Mark and 1st mate, Suzanne, were great hosts and they made my boyfriend's 1st ride on a yacht a memorable one. We loved the people we experienced it with as well. Thanks again and we will be doing this again in the future!!!!!

Melissa Burford - Washington, DC

Sail Away      

We loved this sail experience! We recommend this voyage! Mark was a great captain/host!

Rachele & Keith - Ridgely, MD

Sunset Sail      

This was an amazing experience. Cute town, friendly people and a beautiful boat. Capt Mark and Suzanne were terrific. Can't beat this sunset!

Brian & Kim - Leesburg, VA

Blue Crab Sailing      

Wonderful sunset sail with Captain Mark and 1st mate Suzanne aboard the Blue Crab. Highly recommended as a memorable gift.

Helen and Nigel Makins - Washington DC

Chesapeake Bay Sailing      

It was a great time! Beautiful weather, and a nice capt. and crew!

Susan and Bob - Maryland

A Magnificent Experience Gift     

As a third year anniversary present, we received an Experience Days certificate for a sunset sailing cruise for two on the Chesapeake Bay. From the moment we arrived in Rock Hall, we found ourselves in awe at the beauty of the bay and the hospitality of our hosts. The sail was magnificent - much better than we ever could have imagined. We look forward to a new annual tradition of sailing with Blue Crab Charters and relaxing on the bay.

Bill and Eileen - Philadelphia

Sailing Chesapeake Bay      

Wonderful, beautiful day. Weather was perfect, Captain Mark and Suzanne were very nice. One recommendation: Perhaps a bag of chips or nuts to go with the drinks! Of course, we wished it hadn't ended so soon - would have enjoyed another hour or two!

Tammy & Les Johnson - Rock Hall, MD

Sailboat Ride on the Chesapeake Bay      

Had a wonderful time on the sunset sail. The weather was beautiful, the Captain and First Mate Suzanne were great. I would definitely recommend this to anyone and hope to sail with Captain Mark and Suzanne again.

Margaret Woods - Manassas, VA

Chesapeake Bay - Great Sailing!      

A wonderful time, very relaxing and very unique-a must!

Gonzalo - Rock Hall

Sailing on the Chesapeake Bay     

It exceeded all of our expectations. We had a wonderful time, and Mark made the experience even more enjoyable with his friendly conversation.

Bill & Roxanne Burton - Newark, DE

Chesapeake Bay Sailing      

Our weather was spectacular (in spite of the weatherman looking to rain on our sail!), the visibility on the Chesapeake was outstanding, the boat was excellent and Captain Mark was very accommodating. A day to be remembered for a long time.

Steve & Darlene - Rock Hall, MD

Sailing Experience Gift      

We had a great ride and the crew was very friendly and helpful.

Tolga - Falls Church

Chesapeake Bay Sailing      

We had FABULOUS weather and a very delightful and relaxing boat trip. It was a great antidote to the normal daily grind.

Debra Sternberg - Washington, DC

Sailing the Chesapeake    

Beautiful boat - beautiful day! We had a great time and this is definitely something we'd consider doing again. Would also make a really great gift for another couple! Thanks for a great day!

Ally & Steve - Baltimore

Sunset Sail      

Wonderful sail. The Captain and his 'First and Only Mate' were terrific and made sure everyone enjoyed the evening.

Adel - Washington, DC

Sailing Trip      

It was a beautiful day on a beautiful boat! We had a great time!

Amy and Steve - Rock Hall, MD

We are so grateful for all who sail with us and  we thank all of you who have taken the time to review our services. Below are some reviews from our gift certificate recipients over the past ten years. If you enjoyed your cruise with us, please leave your feedback on Trip Advisor, Google, Yelp or simply send us a note.  We love to hear your comments.  If there is something we can improve on to make your experience better, please call or send us an email and we will do what we can to make it right.