Chesapeake Bay News

The latest Chesapeake Bay news affecting powerboaters, anglers, and anyone living or working on the Chesapeake Bay. For Chesapeake business-related news, visit our Chesapeake Business News page.

July 16, 2024
You might think boat docking competitions are simply a chance for the watermen to show off their skills, but they are so much more.
July 15, 2024
Here are five amazing opportunities to get out on Anne Arundel County rivers for free.
July 12, 2024
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Pumpout Grant Program is offering boat owners and marinas free pumpout adapter kits.
July 8, 2024
It’s that time of year again—time to send in your submissions for PropTalk's annual Cover Contest celebrating powerboating on the Chesapeake Bay.
July 2, 2024
As boaters, we know the best place to catch a Chesapeake Bay fireworks show is from the water. We wish all of our readers a safe and happy holiday.
May 23, 2024
Where should Chesapeake Bay boaters go to find Maryland crabs and refreshing ice-cold crushes?
May 20, 2024
On a Saturday morning, February 10, I got a text from my brother, Captain Chris Yearwood: “Want to take a ride on a ship from Sparrows Point to the Chesapeake and Delaware (C&D) Canal?” I was i
May 20, 2024
You know boating season has arrived when the Blue Angels roar into Annapolis in honor of U.S. Naval Academy Commissioning Week, the one before Memorial Day Weekend.
May 10, 2024
Along one of the Northern Neck’s beautiful stretches of shoreline on the Corrotoman River you will fin
May 9, 2024
Maryland Fleet Week and Flyover, June 12-18, will feature fleets, flights, and festivals that the whole family can enjoy.
April 22, 2024
Spring is often prime boat-buying season, but before selling  a boat, you must know that you are not in the free a
April 15, 2024
Tech races forward at an ever-blistering pace and that certainly applies when it comes to marine electronics.
April 10, 2024
This spring, the Maryland Board of Public Works approved the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) accepting the donation of Holly Beach Farm, a 293-acre waterfront property in Anne Arunde
April 8, 2024
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: the Bay Bridge Boat Show is the unofficial kickoff to the boating season. So, you know what that means? It’s time to celebrate!
April 5, 2024
On March 26, at approximately 1:30 a.m., a cargo ship leaving the Port of Baltimore struck the I-695 F
March 26, 2024
Let’s say you buy a used boat this year and have the perfect name in mind to christen her as your own.
March 18, 2024
Springtime on the Chesapeake offers terrific opportunities for boaters of all experience levels to enhance your boating
March 18, 2024
The Center for Biological Diversity and 22 partner organizations petitioned NOAA Fisheries to list the American horseshoe crab as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act.