Chesapeake Bay Cruising
Our Chesapeake Bay Cruising section features insights from liveaboards, charter vacation stories, tips and stories on cruising the Great Loop and Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), along with expert tips about boat maintenance and safety.
March 30, 2020
It’s spring, about 65 degrees, and sunny.
March 26, 2020
If you have ever lost or broken fishing rods, you will understand our pain: 13 Penn Internationals gone.
March 17, 2020
With each spring on the Chesapeake Bay, of course, comes spring commissioning. That means it’s time to rip away that shrink wrap and awaken your boat from its winter slumber.
March 16, 2020
One of the greatest innovations to come along in recent years has been the development of gyro stabilization systems i
March 4, 2020
“John, are you going to change the name of the boat?” As Melanie and I were in the process of buying Indian Summe
February 24, 2020
Six years ago, our friends at SpinSheet launched the Century Club for boaters who logged
February 18, 2020
Choosing the right marina is a very important decision. Perhaps you are looking for an amenity-laden resort-style marina, or one that is simply close to your home.
February 17, 2020
In this day and age it can be hard to truly unplug and simply be in the moment. For adults, we know what it was like before iPhones and Facebook, but for many children, they know no other way.
February 16, 2020
It’s a funny paradox, but the most sophisticated piece of safety equipment aboard a powerboat is the captain.
January 29, 2020
Whether you’re boating close to home or slipping the lines for a far-flung adventure, safety is always on a captain’s mind.
January 16, 2020
Cruising in Newfoundland is distinctly different than cruising in other regions.
January 15, 2020
How many stories end with a madly in love couple sailing off into the sunset together? It’s a classic trope for a reason.
January 6, 2020
Navigating the Intracoastal Waterway's (ICW) shallow and constricted waters can seem daunting.
January 6, 2020
Do you think you can motivate yourself to hit 100 days on the water in 2020? Many of our readers listed this as a goal for the New Year.