By Jay Lloyd

ROCK HALL, Md. (CBS) — It’s that time of year when young people’s hearts turn to thoughts of love.  And, possibly, marriage.

READ MORE: Police: 9-Year-Old Boy Shot When Gunman Fires Into Olney Home

If you’re thinking of tying the knot and are looking for a memorable, small-scale ceremony, how about a nautical nuptials?

Starting a new life together is like beginning a voyage.  So, cast off the mooring lines and head for deeper water aboard a charter boat under sail with a captain who can perform your marriage ceremony.

(Capt. Mark Einstein performs a wedding ceremony.  Photo by Suzanne Einstein, provided)

(Capt. Mark Einstein performs a wedding ceremony. Photo by Suzanne Einstein, provided)

—–

Capt. Mark Einstein takes voyagers on colorful Chesapeake Bay cruises.  And if they want to wed, he can do that, too.

READ MORE: Byron McDonald II Suspected In Killing 2-Year-Old Son's Mother, Grandmother, Police Say

He specializes in finding that perfect, romantic location, in or near Rock Hall, Md., to hold the ceremony:  “A nice quiet cove with a nice, warm breeze blowing across the boat.”

Then, after the ceremony, the couple gets a beautiful sunset sail and, for shoreside weddings, a roaring cannon salute to mark their course to the future.

You can find my sailing buddy, Captain Mark, at bluecrabcharters.com.

—-

“Jay Lloyd’s Getaway” Main Page

MORE NEWS: Buena Community Rallies To Save Suspended Landisville Volunteer Fire Company From Permanent Shutdown