Tarry Not

Tarry Not is a classic Chesapeake Bay Sharpie or “Brogan”. She is and has been a labor of love for Captain Joe Phillips and his wife Sharon. Built in the seventies by Mr. John Swain of Centerville MD.

She was designed by Mr. Eric Steinline, a naval architect. For many years she hailed from the Annapolis area, sailing out of the West River.

She is now based out of the Piankatank River, near Deltaville. She is undergoing an extended re-fit with Captain Phillips and Sharon doing all of the work.

Phillips Services

An outgrowth of this project is ‘Phillips Services” We offer Marine Surveys, General repairs, sea trials, in water delivery and new owner orientation.

Joe has been in the maritime industry for over 30 years. Starting out as a waterman from the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, moving on as a merchant seaman and Tug captain.

Joe now holds a 200 Ton Master,s license, endorsed for Towing and Auxiliary Sail upon oceans as well as able seaman unlimited.

Joe is a designated examiner and qualified assessor for towing vessels, as well as a master marine surveyor recognized by the US Surveyors Association. Joe is also a member of ABYC and an ABYC certified diesel technician.

Joe has had articles pertaining to life on the Chesapeake Bay, published in Chesapeake Style Magazine

Check out his blog at: tarrynotsailing.blogspot.com

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