2004 Chesapeake Bay Cruise

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Course: ASA 104 Intermediate Coastal Cruising 
Date: October 6-10, 2004
Students: Roger Goode, Walter Bruehs, Ted Nanavati & William Brewer
Captain: Joe Kliment

Oct 6, Wednesday
After introductions, the students became familiar with the vessel & the course agenda. We evaluated the weather, discussed navigation and assignments. An inventory of galley supplies was completed before purchasing the provisions necessary for the cruise menu plan. After checking out the ship, we left the dock with Ted at the helm and Walt navigating. We proceeded to Dobbins Island, where we spent the first night at anchor.

Oct 7, Thursday
Roger was our navigator as we traveled to St. Michaels. On arrival, Walt docked HALIMEDA safely at the Maritime Museum. A fine dinner ashore was our reward for a good day on the Chesapeake.

Oct 8, Friday
We pumped out in the morning before traveling North up the Miles River and Eastern Bay through Kent Narrows, with Ted navigating our passage, where we experienced a bridge opening. Continuing our course up the Chester then Corsica River, where we anchored for the night.  A perfect spot for the students to take their ASA 104 test, which everyone passed!

Oct 9, Saturday
With Roger at the helm, we pulled anchor & sailed down the Corsica and Chester Rivers and were once again in the Chesapeake Bay. Sailing to the Patapsco River we entered Baltimore and tied up at the Inner Harbor Marina. A great dinner ashore was a perfect way to celebrate our success.

 Oct 10, Sunday
Ted was at the helm as we left the slip and proceeded down the Patapsco River. It was a perfect day to sail the Chesapeake as we traveled to Haven Harbor in Rock Hall, where we refueled, filled with water and pumped out. Bill expertly docked HALIMEDA at Spring Cove and we began to clean the ship. Certificates were awarded and a satisfied crew was home bound on land again.

 Captain Joe Kliment
Rock Hall, MD
Oct 15, 2004

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