50 schooners to race down the Chesapeake Bay

“The Chesapeake will be filled with ships of sail this week when a flotilla of schooners departs from Baltimore in the 20th Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race.

Fifty schooners are entered in the race to Portsmouth, Va., that is designed to promote awareness of the bay’s maritime heritage and encourage preservation and improvement of its natural resources.

More information at schoonerrace.org