Author Archives: J Mathias

About J Mathias

Captain Jeff Mathias lives on Tilghman Island year round with his wife and two boys. In addition to operating the Lady Patty, he is also an outside Sales & Service Rep for Ullman Sails Mid-Chesapeake and a board-member of the Tilghman Area Youth Association.

He and his family enjoy maintaining their old island house, chicken farming, gardening, hunting and camping.

The crew of Lady Patty wishes you the happiest of holiday seasons!

Hello travelers,

The crew of Lady Patty wishes you the happiest of holiday seasons! We thank you all for a fantastic 2016 of sailing. We appreciate your business and all of the kind words that were shared on Yelp and TripAdvisor.

Cheers to a new year of warm breezes, full sails, good friends and delicious boat drinks!

We hope to see you again in 2017.

Sincerely,

Jeff

The crew of Lady Patty wishes you the happiest of holiday seasons!

Hello travelers,

The crew of Lady Patty wishes you the happiest of holiday seasons! We thank you all for a fantastic 2016 of sailing. We appreciate your business and all of the kind words that were shared on Yelp and TripAdvisor.

Cheers to a new year of warm breezes, full sails, good friends and delicious boat drinks!

We hope to see you again in 2017.

Sincerely,

Jeff

 

Wedding Season on the Chesapeake Bay aboard the Lady Patty

Hello travelers,

As you know, late Spring and early Summer are perfect for a destination wedding. Plan your wedding season on the Chesapeake Bay to include a sail aboard the classic yacht Lady Patty now!

Consider an intimate Private Sunset Sail to pop the question. It will be a proposal that will be the envy of all of your friends. We have had eleven proposals in the last five years and our record is perfect with eleven happily married couples.

We love to be a part of a festive bachelor/bachelorette cocktail cruise. These private charters have become very popular for friends to celebrate the upcoming event. We offer drink service on board and can arrange to have food catered by one of our fine, local eateries. We’ll even pick it up and serve it when you’re ready. Margaritas anyone?

Lady Patty is a beautiful setting for the bridal party to toast the newlyweds after the ceremony, Join us for a sail with your photographer to have images of you surrounded by your friends and family,  varnished teak, billowing sails and the natural beauty that is the Chesapeake Bay.

Who wants a limo when you can leave your reception aboard a classic yacht? Sail off into the sunset while sipping champagne with the love of your life.

Whatever type of wedding season excursion you choose, Lady Patty offers her guests a perfect setting for memories and photographs that will be cherished for a lifetime.

You can also see what beautiful Talbot County has to offer for your wedding experience at  tilghmanisland.com, tourtalbot.org and stmichaelsmd.org!

Call Captain Jeff to discuss on board ceremonies or any of the fantastic options described here in. We look forward to being a part of the most important event of your lives!

Cheers!

Jeff

Memorial Day Weekend Sailing Schedule

 

Hello all!

Here is a printable jpeg of our sailing schedule for this beautiful weekend.

Keep us in mind if you, your friends or your guests are looking for something awesome to do.

Cheers!

Jeff

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Lady Patty Buy One, Get One Friday Gift Certificate Sale!

IMG_0941Don’t fight the crowds! Shop from home because Black Friday Sales have nothing on the first ever Lady Patty Buy One, Get One Friday Gift Certificate Sale!

Give a gift certificate for a Friday Champagne LP undersailSunset Sail aboard the classic yacht Lady Patty and you will receive one for yourself. Add a fresh-squeezed margarita and you too will enjoy one with my compliments. It’s that easy. Buy two, get two. You deserve it. Treat yourself!

We can mail our special Holiday Gift Certificate directly to the recipient or email it to you so you can personalize it and send it yourself.

IMG_0847Is there a better way to warm the heart of a colleague, friend or family member than the promise of a summer evening under sail, champagne and hopefully a breathtaking sunset aboard a 1935 racing yacht?

The answer is yes, when you get one too!!!

For more information contact me by phone or email.

Cheers!

Jeff

We still have some spots open for this weekend..

… aboard the classic Lady Patty so check out our schedule and buy your tickets here! Aside from the usual Chesapeake Bay summer time chance of a T-storm, the weather forecast looks great!

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We only have two spots left for Friday evening and 4 for Saturday evening. If you are interested in a beautiful Champagne Sunset Sail aboard our classic yacht, click here.

 

Father’s Day Weekend aboard the Lady Patty

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Hello travelers,

Are you looking for a great way to spend some time with the dad in your life?

You should join us for a sail aboard the 1935 built 45′ classic sailing yacht Lady Patty for a sail on the wide open Chesapeake Bay! 

We will be sailing up to three times daily from Thursday until Monday at the following times:

Morning Mimosa Sail 10AM – 12PM, $40 per person

Afternoon Sail 1PM – 3PM, $40 pp

Champagne Sunset Sail 6:30PM – 8:30PM, $50 pp includes champagne and a beautiful sunset on the Bay

Experience the elegance and thrill of yards of varnished teak, polished bronze and over 1100 IMG_0897small square feet of sail towering overhead.

Call us at 410.886.1127 or buy your tickets online at ladypatty.com!

We look forward to sailing with you.

Cheers!

Jeff

 

 

Father’s Day Weekend aboard the Lady Patty

Lady Patty is back in business and better than ever!

Fall sailing on the Chesapeake Bay aboard the classic yacht Lady Patty. Available for private charters and public sailing from Tilghman Island, MarylandHello all,

As some of you may know, the Lady Patty  suffered some damage to her mizzen mast and rigging over the Memorial Day Weekend! I know, right? That’s a heck of a way to start off her 80th year in existence. The great news is that the meticulous repairs over the last two weeks has returned her to her usual safe, able and sea-worthy status as the longest operated charter sailing yacht in Talbot County!

Join us this weekend to beat the heat in the coolest way possible; under 1100 square feet of sail with a fresh-squeezed margarita in hand on the wide open and beautiful Chesapeake Bay.

We have plenty of room on our Friday Champagne Sunset Sail and on all three trips on Saturday(10-12, 1-3 and 6:30-8:30). There is still room on the Sunday morning Mimosa Sail from 10-12. Buy your tickets here  or call our office at 410.886,1127. We’ll answer any questions that you might have then sign you up for a wonderful sail aboard the classic yacht, Lady Patty!

Ask us about our reduced kid rates and our military, law enforcement and fire fighter discount.

I look forward to sailing with you.

Cheers!

Jeff

 

 

Sail from Tilghman Island on the Chesapeake – Lady Patty

 

We’ll be back up and running soon!

Unfortunately, Lady Patty suffered some damage to her rig over the Memorial Day weekend. The good news is that repairs are going well and we will be back in operation by Friday the 12th of June.

The bad news is that we are closed for business this weekend.

I hope you’ll be patient while we return LP to her usual safe and fully operational status.

Thanks!

Lyon Distilling Co. of St Michaels, MD

Funnel_LyonDistilling_02Hello travelers,

The chilly wind and frigid temps have me thinking about Spring and with Spring comes sailing and with sailing comes boat drinks aboard the yacht Lady Patty!

We are very excited that our 2015 season will feature the spirits of Lyon Distilling Company including their rums, rye whiskey and moonshine, depending on what Ben and Jamie release that week. Like most hand-crafted small20140917_190252 batch liquors, the quantities are limited so the drink menu will be as they say, fluid.

If you like good hand-made Rum and love to support  small, local businesses, check out their new website or show them a little love on the Facebook.

I’m going to spill a little of their caramel Rum in my coffee, join the dog in front of the fire and leave you with a heart-felt cheers.

So, cheers!

 

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Lyon Distilling Co. of St Michaels, MD