Captain Mark Einstein
Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Captain Mark Einstein is a fully licensed and insured USCG 100 Ton Master with over thirty years experience as inland and offshore cruiser, racer and charter boat captain on the Delaware River, the Barnegat Bay, The Chesapeake Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean.
First and Only Mate Suzanne Einstein
Also, born and raised in Baltimore - First and Only Mate - Suzanne's sailing experience includes the Delaware River, the Chesapeake Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and the US and British Virgin Islands.
An Award-Winning Team
In 2004, Captain Mark and Suzanne cast off as a team sailing into the uncharted waters of courtship, engagement and an unforgettable August 19th, 2006 wedding ceremony at the Miles River Yacht Club in St. Michaels. As they celebrate 12 years cruising together, countless day sails and sunset cruises on the Chesapeake Bay, organizing nine award winning Pirates and Wenches festivals in Rock Hall, and receiving acolades for their unique and intimate sailing tours, they are now re-energizing for expanded service to their customers.
Captain Mark and Suzanne are committed to providing the best possible sailing experiences at the best possible prices. And, they guarantee a sunset every night!
Blue Crab Chesapeake Charters was started by Capt Mark Einstein in Annapolis in 1994 with the Crab Cruise to Cantler's Restaurant, and was moved to Rock Hall in 1998.
"Blue Crab" (photo 1) a Maxi 8.7 Meter Swedish sloop sailing from 1994-2002 in both Annapolis and Rock Hall.
"Crab Imperial" (photo 2) a Watkins 36 sailed over 2500 90 minute cruises in Rock Hall between 2002 and 2013, and completed a 5,000 mile ocean sailing adventure to Bermuda and the Virgin Islands between 2005 and 2006.
"Crab Royale" (photo 3) an Irwin 40 MKII is presently being sailed up to 5 times daily from Waterman's Crab House Restaurant in Rock Hall.
"Island Girl" (photo 4) is a Morgan 43 Center Cockpit presently being cruised part time for Chesapeake Charters and will be heading to the Virgin Islands in the near future for Caribbean sailing vacations.