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 13, 2023
This summer, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the award of $22.9 million from the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund to 24 ecological restoration projects e
September 13, 2023
Over the past two months, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Natural Resources Police Boating Safety Education and Outreach Unit has conducted many vessel safety checks (VSCs) at ma
September 12, 2023
Imagine paddling on a water trail in Baltimore Harbor.
August 21, 2023
I love a boat show. I find them irresistible, with so much wonderful eye-candy tethered to finger piers and docks, inviting me to have a look, step aboard, and leave my shoes behind.
August 8, 2023
Normally you have to wait until winter for boat parades on the Chesapeake, but there are two coming up in September tha
August 6, 2023
TikTok influencer, crabber, and content creator Capt. Luke McFadden and Capt. T.J.
July 27, 2023
If you seek a new city experience on a classic powerboat, Sea Suite Cruises on Market Pier at the DC Wharf has just the
July 10, 2023
Summer on the Chesapeake Bay is off to a good start, with oysters planted in Eastern Bay and a reef ball deployment in
July 6, 2023
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science released its annual Chesapeake Bay Report Card, and the Bay received a C grade.
June 28, 2023
It’s easy to get distracted at the fuel pump. But as you kick off your summer boating season on the Chesapeake, BoatUS
June 22, 2023
Hannah Gribbin wants to rewrite your morning on the water.
June 21, 2023
With a grant from the Meridian Foundation, Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) has purchased a Gemini Freestyle 399 powercat named Dream Catcher that will be used by guests in whee
June 12, 2023
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 27, 2023
I overheard a conversation recently where someone implied that you couldn't find a good job unless you had a college degree.
May 15, 2023
Making boating safety education more accessible by bringing courses online, growing th
May 10, 2023
On April 1, Smith Point Sea Rescue, the all-volunteer marine rescue team in Reedville, VA, responded when a 50-foot Carver with eight people onboard took on water and sank.
April 18, 2023
Calling all small boat lovers. Chesapeake Light Craft (CLC) will hold a Big Little Boat Festival Saturday, May 13 at Conquest Beach in Centreville, MD, on the Chester River. Registration is free!
April 17, 2023
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Annapolis School of Seamanship, the Boat U.S.