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.

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
November 18, 2020
Watermark’s annual fundraiser for the Anne Arundel County Food Bank on Harbor Queen, the Queen of All Food Drives, during Eastpo
November 6, 2020
What better way to get into the holiday spirit than decorating or watching lighted boat parades, with boats of all shapes and sizes, cruise along the waterfront on a cold winter’s night?
November 2, 2020
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging owners of small boats to “Think Before You Shrink” wrap this year, and convert to reusable materials during their
October 26, 2020
On October 1, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act, the “ACE Act,” (S.
October 21, 2020
A Q&A with SpinSheet and PropTalk co-founder and book author Dave Gendell.
October 14, 2020
From September 26 through November 14, the Chesapeake Conservancy will host its first virtual race: Champions for the C
October 1, 2020
Are you lamenting the cancellation of the Annapolis Boat Shows that were to be held this October in Annapol
September 30, 2020
The boating season is drawing to a close, but the cold weather buying season will heat up soon.
September 25, 2020
Annapolis boat dealerships announce the inaugural Walk the Docks in Annapolis event September 24-27.