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Nathan of Dorchester News

VolunteersFebruary 22, 2016: New Volunteer Orientation

Learn how you can help the Nathan in a variety of ways by attending the New Volunteer Orientation...more.

Free SailsSeptember, 2014: Free Sails During Dorchester Showcase

The Nathan will offer free sails during the Dorchester Arts Showcase in Cambridge on Sunday, September 28...more.

Skipjack RaceSeptember, 2014: Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race

Plans are set for the 2014 Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race, with more skipjacks expected to participate...more.

Robbins Trust DonationAugust, 2014: Robbins Trust Sponsors Race

The Pauline Foxwell Robbins and William David Robbins Charitable Foundation Trust provides major sponsorship for the 2014 Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race...more.

Race Sponsors NeededJuly, 2014: Race Sponsors and Donors Needed

With more skipjacks than ever expected at this year's Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race, support from sponsors and donors is especially important this year...more.

20th Anniversary Birthday GiftMay, 2014: 20th Anniversary Birthday Gift

The Nathan of Dorchester receives a 20th Anniversary Gift from the American Legion Post 91 in Cambridge ...more.

20th Anniversary PlansApril, 2014: 20th Anniversary Plans

The Nathan of Dorchester turns 20 years old with a celebration on the Fourth of July ...more.

Oxford Day Free SailsApril, 2014: Free Oxford Day Sails Open 2014 Season

The Nathan will offer free sails from the Oxford Ferry Dock on Oxford Day, Saturday, April 26...more.

Memorial Day Free SailsMarch, 2014: Nathan to Offer Free Memorial Day Sails

The Nathan will offer free sails from Long Wharf on Memorial Day, sponsored by the Nathan Foundation...more.

Nathan VolunteersMarch, 2014: Volunteers Needed

The Dorchester Skipjack Committee welcomes new Nathan volunteers to attend an orientation session for the new season...more.

WagnersMay, 2013: Celebrate Nathan's Birthday Fourth of July

The Nathan celebrates her birthday on the Fourth of July with free sails from Long Wharf sponsored by the Nathan Foundation...more.

Nathan LightsNovember, 2012: Fire Company Helps Decorate Nathan

Cambridge Rescue Fire Company volunteers continued an annual tradition of helping us decorate the Nathan for the holidays...more.

Farley PresentationSeptember, 2012: H.M. Krentz Wins Skipjack Race

Captain Ed Farley and the skipjack H.M. Krentz won the 2012 Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race. Rebecca T. Ruark took second place and the Nathan of Dorchester came in third...more.

Heritage AwardMay, 2012: Heritage Area Award for 2011 Skipjack Race

The Dorchester Skipjack Committee was honored with the Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area's 2012 Outstanding Project Award for the 2011 Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race...more.

Race CaptainsOctober, 2011: County Commendation for Skipjack Race

The Dorchester Skipjack Committee received a commendation from the Dorchester County Commissioners for our successful coordination of the 2011 Skipjack Race...more.

Mr. Pish CalendarAugust, 2011: Nathan Makes Cover of Mr. Pish Calendar

Thanks to Kat Brooks and Mr. Pish for selecting the photo of the pup at the helm of the Nathan as the cover for their 2012 calendar...more.

Drake InterviewMay, 2011: Radio Interview by WCEI's Drake Ferguson

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Murphy vs. MurphyFebruary, 2011: Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race Fundraising Campaign Begins

The Dorchester Skipjack Committee volunteers will now be coordinating the annual Cambridge race...more.

Mr. PishFebruary, 2011: Mr. Pish Visits Nathan

Children's book star Mr. Pish will feature the Nathan in his upcoming book...more.

Nathan BottleJanuary, 2011: Skipjack Nathan Thanks Her Volunteers

Holiday Party held at Cambridge Yacht Club to celebrate successful 2010 season...more.

Stripe PaintingJuly, 2010: Volunteers Get Nathan Ready For Racing

The Nathan had her annual haul-out at Generation III Marina to scrape and paint her hull in preparation for the Deal Island and Cambridge Skipjack Races in September...more.

Tubman TourJune, 2010: Skipjack Lends Perspective On Tubman Story

The Nathan became a floating classroom for those learning about local Harriet Tubman historical sites in Cambridge...more.