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.

September 27, 2021
In 1903, the assistant keeper of the Thomas Point Lighthouse mysteriously disappeared. His body was never found.
September 24, 2021
Dreaming of the cruising lifestyle?
September 22, 2021
September and October bring to the Chesapeake Bay some of the best weather of the year, along with fall maritime fun. H
September 20, 2021
It all started with a request: help bring about a boat proposal on the Chesapeake Bay. 
September 16, 2021
Last week, you probably saw a lot of photos and videos on social media of monstrous cranes making their way up the Bay to the
September 15, 2021
Yamaha Outboards has announced its entry into the electric outboard boat market with the Harmo electric outboard,
September 12, 2021
Every October the U.S. Powerboat Show in Annapolis Harbor brings together the powerboating community for four wonderful days of boat-buying, partying, marine education, and all things boating.
September 9, 2021
For the safety of all boaters and to ensure new boaters become confident and continue boating, the Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM), the Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis Schoo
September 9, 2021
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Audubon Mid-Atlantic, and Maryland Coastal Bays Program are partnering in research and monitoring efforts to preserve three of Maryland’s state e
August 23, 2021
Passagemaker’s TrawlerFest will return in person to
August 17, 2021
The Live Water Foundation will offer a full-service oyster cage program on Annapolis’ historic Back Creek, thanks to a partnership with the Severn River Association as part of Oyster Recovery Partn
August 16, 2021
Did you know there are many great job options in the Chesapeake Bay marine industry and options for training, such as a
August 9, 2021
The 300-pound concrete oyster reef balls dotted with holes each made a slight splash as they were carefully lowered by crane into the
July 29, 2021
Freshwater mussels play an amazing yet little-known role in healthy rivers and streams in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
July 22, 2021
Are you making it difficult to be found in a search and rescue emergency situation?
July 21, 2021
Governor Larry Hogan has announced the award of $22 million to 25 ecological restoration projects that will improve water quality and habitat in the
July 19, 2021
Like a welcome port on the horizon, we can see the end of Covid restrictions.
July 16, 2021
As pandemic conditions generated a surge of 415,000 first-time boat buyers in 2020, a 35 percent increase, recently released U.S.