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.

February 11, 2021
Mercury Marine today introduced the the Mercury 7.6L V12 600 HP Verado outboard, the world's first V12 outboard engine. 
February 11, 2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, completed construction of the Poplar Island Ecosystem Restoration Project lateral expansion Jan. 20, 2021.
February 10, 2021
Among the many claims you could make about 2020, in the boating industry it was a year of incongruity.
February 4, 2021
The Annapolis Boat Shows is set to combine its two spring shows into one expanded 2021 Bay Bridge Boat Show.
January 26, 2021
On April 27, 2019, local fossil enthusiasts Stephen Groff and Marcus Jones found a partial skull of a fossil fish along Calvert Cli
January 25, 2021
If you have made it through the past few seasons without any problems with your boat trailer tires, c
January 21, 2021
If you want a new or new-to-you boat for the 2021 season, you need to start thinking about it sooner rather than later. These boat buying tips should help get you started. 
January 18, 2021
With heightened interest in outdoor recreation activities and ways to social distance, consumer demand for new boats and thus boat
January 17, 2021
BoatUS advises boaters with vessels that have a U.S. Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation to be wary of any letter arriving by U.S. mail offering renewal of their USCG vessel documentation.
January 14, 2021
Mariners are advised that the Coast Guard has established a security zone encompassing certain waters of the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, and adjacent waters, in
January 13, 2021
Many boats will remain snugly tucked away for the next couple of months, but out of sight should not mean out of mind for the responsible boat owner.
January 12, 2021
At the direction of Governor Larry Hogan, the Maryland Departments of Agriculture (MDA) and Natural Resources (DNR) have now provided more than $9 million in Covid-19 relief funding to farmers, wat
December 28, 2020
Our staff members are big fans of First Day Hikes, part of a nationwide initiative led by America’s State Parks to encourage people to get outdoors.
December 18, 2020
While 2020 has been difficult for maritime shows everywhere, the Annapolis Boat Shows are alive and well an
December 17, 2020
Several stretches of cold weather in early January 1877 froze the Chesapeake Bay solid, and for multiple days the Port
December 11, 2020
The Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department (WBVFD) and the Anne Arundel County Fire Department (AACoFD) announce that the WBVFD has placed a new 
November 25, 2020
“Dress for the water temperature, not the air temperature,” says Bill Smith of the Chesapeake Paddlers Association (CPA).
November 20, 2020
You wake up exhausted, maybe with a little headache from overindulging in pumpkin pie or pumpkin-spiced beer, feeling as if you’d gained five pounds in one day… and then, you plan to go holiday sho