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.

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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)

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

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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.

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