Gliding through Baltimore’s harbor in a 21-foot Bayliner, Anne McAvoy waved at other boaters as they passed by. Standing at the helm of the vessel she’d taken out for a spin from Freedom Boat Club on a late summer afternoon, McAvoy was the odd woman out in a sea of men. But if she felt any trepidation as the wind swirled through her hair and jostled her dangling earrings, she didn’t let on.
In Maryland, female boaters are part of a changing tide: ‘There are a lot more role models’
October 12, 2023