RIP Rocky the Bald Eagle

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We were saddened to learn over the weekend that Rocky, the bald eagle rescued at Maryland YC recently, did not make it. On Sept. 21, Jenkins was opening the fuel dock at the Pasadena-based yacht club when he saw the eagle in the water, struggling to get itself out. He grabbed a net and pulled […]

Coast Guard Rescues Man in Bubble

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To passing boaters, he likely looked like a hamster in a ball, bobbing up and down in a blow-up bubble in the Atlantic Ocean en route to Bermuda — across the Devil’s Sea.                     Reza Baluchi was on a mission to trace the Bermuda Triangle — 1,000 […]

Brunch For A Cure

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    Get your tickets now for Brunch For A Cure, a fundraiser for Fish For A Cure. This event has a limited number of tickets and is going to sell out! There will be door prizes for everyone in attendance as well as a raffle which includes great prizes such as two Club Level Ravens […]

Thursday’s Poll: Where is the Best Powerboat Show Happy Hour?

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The U.S. Powerboat Show opens in Annapolis Thursday October 16th. When the gates close, we know you are eager for more! Let us know where you go for your post show cocktail! If you chose “None of the above”, please comment below with your answer. You can log in with your facebook, twitter or google […]

Solomons Offshore Grand Prix Racing

Hot action at the 2013 Solomons Offshore Grand Prix. The 2014 edition begins today.

Head to Solomons, MD, October 3, 4, and 5 to watch the thrilling OPA Nationals and World Championships. Spectators will see test runs Friday, the Nationals Saturday, and the World Championship Sunday. Best place for spectating is from the waterfront walkway and seawall. Enjoy close-up, 180-degree views of this exciting sport. Saturday afternoon there will […]

What’s In Season: Rockfish with Soy Ginger Succotash

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Who doesn’t love grilling on the boat? Our latest recipe brings out the best of the Bay and creates a meal that’s simple and stunning. What you need 4 ears corn, shucked 2 orange bell peppers, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 bunch scallions, thinly […]

Last Day To Voice Your Opinion on Stripers in Maryland

Lizzie Geiss and Regina Welsh show off a nice catch on opening day at the Boatyard Bar & Grill Tournament. Photo by   Tom Weaver

This just in from the Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland: Today is the last day to comment on the future of striped bass.  Your opinion matters greatly.  The message is simple at this juncture. “We want the maximum reduction of 25% in the first year for all sectors in all management areas.” Send to Mike Waine. Comments due […]

St. Michaels Embraces “Small Craft” Festival

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Next weekend, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will be holding its 32nd annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival. But unlike previous years, this festival will also be extended among the boutiques, galleries, and restaurants of the quaint town of St. Michaels. This way, festival-goers can experience the art of small craft in a number of ways, […]

Brilliant Weekend in Baltimore for TrawlerFest

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Loved the brilliant weather for TrawlerFest last weekend in Baltimore! Friendly crowds, exhibitors, vendors, and boat dealers for an exceptional weekend of education, fun, and crawling around new boats at Baltimore Marine Centers at Harborview, a lovely venue along the Inner Harbor complete with a Tiki Barge. Photos by JC McCracken and Molly Winans/ PropTalk  

October Boat Notes: The Polar Kraft Sportsman 1754

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To me, boats are like puppies — I love almost all of them, except those that have butt-ugly lines and irritate my sensibilities. The boats, not the puppies. Truth be told, my heart belongs to the small craft, those center consoles and skiffs ideally suited to poke around the Chesapeake’s watery maze of tidal tributaries. […]