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Skipjack -Rebecca T. Ruark Charter

21308 Phillips Rd, Dogwood Harbor, Tilghman, MD 21671-1163
+1 410-829-3976
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Wonderful experience and a history lesson to boot!

We were staying at the Lazy Jack Inn and could see the Rebecca T. Ruark from our window. Our hosts... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tilghman, Maryland
Skipjack Wade on Water

Got a recommendation from my friends at the Old Brick Inn where we were staying (great place) to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 days ago
“Wonderful experience and a history lesson to boot!”
2 weeks ago
“Skipjack Wade on Water”
21308 Phillips Rd, Dogwood Harbor, Tilghman, MD 21671-1163
+1 410-829-3976
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying at the Lazy Jack Inn and could see the Rebecca T. Ruark from our window. Our hosts said Captain Wade can't be missed so along we went. As sailors, we appreciated the significance of skipjacks in the history of the Chesapeake, but...More

Thank Toujours405
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a recommendation from my friends at the Old Brick Inn where we were staying (great place) to sail with Captain Wade. Had a group of eight colleagues and off we went. Upon arrival, Captain Wade's charm captured our hearts as he welcomed us aboard...More

Thank DMHand30
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Unique experience. Captain Wade is a living treasure of the Chesapeake. We spent 11 days in the area and this was the definite highlight of our trip. Captain Wade was humorous, fun and full of information about oystering, crabbing and fishing........historical and present day. Sailing...More

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A wonderful experience with an exceptional gentleman at the helm is how I would describe this 2 hour boat trip. No kidding, Capt Wade is going to educate you on the history of the ship that you are standing on, the waters that you are...More

Thank paint4A-living
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

So, the idea of a late afternoon "cruise" was not on our agenda. Never thought of it... until it was suggested when we checked into our hotel. We were told to be at the dock by 5 o'clock. We arrived a few minutes early, only...More

Thank Dprest
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We recently took a sunset cruise on the Rebecca Ruark with Captain Wade. It was the highlight of our 3-day vacation! He not only informed us of the history of the Skipjack, but of the oyster industry, and environmental impacts on the bay. My husband...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Captain Wade is a great story teller but also an ocean of opinions and knowledge of the bay and life on the water. He is gracious and good natured and is willing to share in the duties to sail the Rebecca. If you have a...More

Thank BernardBaltimore
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I visited the Maryland Eastern Shore in late September, after the end of the traditional tourist season. There are many skipjack tours on the Eastern Shore: we picked the Rebecca T. Ruark because it was one of the cheapest, one of the...More

Thank Bruce A
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Sailed on Saturday evening with a legend. We had done with trip 15 years ago with our daughters and it only gets better with each visit. Capt. Wade's stories are fascinating; he provides a wonderful overview of the history of his skipjack, the oyster industry,...More

Thank Lisa627
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I know it seems a little late to review an event from last September but we are headed back in a few weeks and this is the one segment of the trip we never want to miss. We travel to the Eastern Shore of Maryland...More

Thank ekf52
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What time do you set sail? Is there a minimum age (grandchildren)? How many does your boat hold and do you have availability on Thursday August 18, 2016? Thanks, Bill
17 August 2016|
Response from Lisa627 | Reviewed this property |
Sunset cruise is 6 p.m. departure; there is a daytime cruise at 11 a.m. I think. Boat holds at least 20 people. I would be sure to bring a life jacket for a child/baby as not sure Capt. Murphy has those. Best to call him... More