Sail back in history with CAPTAIN WADE H. MURPHY, JR. who, as a third generation waterman, ably achieves perfect synchrony of Boat, Wind, and Water whenever he's at the helm. Forty years experience makes a difficult task appear easy as Rebecca rocks and creaks to a rising wind, her sails fill, and she gathers way.
Sketchbooks, cameras, and questions are encouraged by colorful CAPTAIN MURPHY, whose knowledge and Tilghman Island charm make him a delightful and well-informed historian on numerous factual and anecdotal aspects of Bay life.

A ride on the Rebeccacombines pleasure with purpose. As you dredge for oysters on the Choptank River, catch a glimpse of the historic Eastern Shore, enjoy a thrilling ride, and REALLY experience the Bay, you will be helping to preserve it and one of the most lasting, living symbols--the SKIPJACK. It takes so little to do so much. Spr ead the word, tell your friends . . . find out for yourself why CAPTAIN MURPHY and Rebecca, the last skipjack, have appeared in a NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TELEVISION SPECIAL and BOOK and MAGAZINE ARTICLES, as well as in writings from SKIPJACKS OF THE CHESAPEAKE to the NEW YORK TIMES magazine, CHESAPEAKE BAY magazine, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer,the Baltimore Sun, and the sailing publication RAGS--just to mention a few.
 

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