Getaway Sailing

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2700 Lighthouse Point East, Baltimore, MD 21224 2700 Lighthouse Point East, Baltimore Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Open All Hours
+14103423110
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Set your course for Baltimore's Getaway Sailing for a relaxing afternoon of boating on one of their ship-shape vessels. Set sail on a beautiful boating adventure at this center and enjoy a day out on the water.

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  • Hours
    Sun
    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Mon-Fri
    10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Sat
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Report | 4 years ago
Looking forward to future lessons in the spring.
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I had a great time and hope to be able to continue with more courses. Thanks!
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great job!
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Even as a flight attendant and marketing salesperson, Belinda Magruder never forgot her younger years as a crewmember aboard international sailing charters. The freedom of clinging to the wind as the boat raced across open waters continued to call to her, and one day she got an opportunity to go back. After a chance ad for a marketing position led Belinda to work for Getaway Sailing, she eventually took over the company. Since then, Belinda has filled Getaway Sailing's school with American Sailing Association–certified instructors, many of whom were raised on the bay and grew up manning the rigging of their families' ships. Some of the school's captains hold merchant mariner's licenses and boast year-round experience in running freighters via tugboat or beating Poseidon in weekend poker games.

A fleet of 17 boats at lengths of up to 35 feet conveys passengers through classes covering navigation and cruising, as well as certification courses and team-building trips. With the water gently patting hulls, boats cut through the sunshine and across the Inner Harbor or to the Francis Scott Key Bridge on day charters, or take longer trips to farther-flung stretches of aquamarine around Rockhall, Oxford, and St. Michaels. Evening races let larger boats jockey competitively with snails snapping a staccato rhythm against the darkening sky, and harbor sails put small groups out with a skipper, leaving them free to bar-hop or heckle passing schools of fish. Getaway Sailing's instructors immerse their students in the insular sailing world and have drawn members from as far as Hershey, including patrons who have volunteered to help staff the school's booth at boating trade shows.

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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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