CRAB volunteers got a refresher course on adaptive sailing procedures ahead of the June 22 season opener. Photo: Facebook

VIDEO: June Declared Adaptive Boating Month in Md. as Sails Resume

For the third year, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has officially declared June as Adaptive Boating Month. The honorary declaration brings awareness to the opportunities on the water for those with disabilities.

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB), based in Annapolis, sails and races a fleet of custom Beneteau sailboats, specially adapted for people with disabilities to operate independently. CRAB has just resumed sailing after pandemic-related restrictions.

Bay Bulletin’s Cheryl Costello was there as CRAB leaders joined with Maryland dignitaries to recognize the organization allowing those with disabilities a sense of freedom they may not get on land. Watch below: