African Americans on the Chesapeake and Beyond

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    Hampton Jazz Festival Sail

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    Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

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    Sailing in Annapolis

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    Under Sail

Welcome to the Universal Sailing Club

Nautical Corner

Sailor Spotlight: Ernie Talbert

Commodore Gary Dixon & Major General Ernie Talbert

(Photo: Gary Dixon & Major General (Ret.) Ernie Talbert) Major General (Ret.) Ernest G. Talbert, DANG Bear (pictured right), as a distinguished graduate of New York University ROTC program, started flight training at Williams AFB,…

Sailor Spotlight: Marcus Asante


(Photo: Captain Marcus teaches knots with young students) Marcus founded the Universal Sailing Club in 2001, and became its first Commodore. Since then he has worked with numerous sailing schools and other institutions to serve…