The Rebecca T. Ruark, built in 1886, is the oldest remaining skipjack in the Chesapeake Bay and was designated a national historic landmark in 2003. Its owner sets sail daily, teaching the public about the bay.
Capt. Wade H. Murphy Jr., owner of the Chesapeake Bay skipjack Rebecca T. Ruark, climbs out of the cabin during a sunset sail in Tilghman Island, Md. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post Buy Photo