Chesapeake Bay Cruising
Our Chesapeake Bay Cruising section features insights from liveaboards, charter vacation stories, tips and stories on cruising the Great Loop and Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), along with expert tips about boat maintenance and safety.
October 21, 2019
I continue my love-hate relationship with our boat. I still hate worrying about how the errands are going to get done, but I love a nice day on the Bay.
October 14, 2019
Here are some key winterization tips to prepare your boat before the first freeze. Often times, winter is closer than you think.
October 7, 2019
This boat is a blast! Bruce Ogden and I ran around the West River powered by a 90-hp outboard at up to 40 mph at wide open throttle.
October 2, 2019
Cruisers from the Northeastern Seaboard and Canada will head to Hampton, VA, October 17-20 for the annual H
September 27, 2019
I have many fond memories as a child exploring far-away destinations from Lake Winnipesaukee, NH, to Islamorada in the
September 16, 2019
As we welcome the beautiful weather of fall, we are also reminded of Hurricane Isabel, which hit the Chesapeake region in September of 2003.
September 13, 2019
If your yacht club isn’t going to Croatia this year or your boat won’t make it to the Grenadines in a week, don’t worry, you can still enjoy an exotic boating vacation by chartering.
August 19, 2019
As most of us were preparing for the cold dark days of winter last November, Annapolitans Sandy Nuwar and Jeannie Hillock were snorkeling with their friends and families in the clear blue waters of
August 2, 2019
One night last fall on a boat delivery south to Norfolk from Rhode Island, the mate noticed that there didn’t seem to be any red and green reflections from the running lights up on the bow, just af
July 11, 2019
Lake Vienna is a serene man-made lake along Route 50 near Cambridge, MD, designed exclusively for waterskiing activities.
June 26, 2019
Tami and Terry Gaido had been searching for the perfect boat for years. Recently retired, they live on Smith Creek, close to the mouth of the St. Mary’s River in Southern Maryland.
June 4, 2019
Seventy-one-year-old Washington College math professor Gene Hamilton has been waterskiing in one form or another since 1957, when he started at the age of nine.
June 4, 2019
For Tracey and John Garcia, weekend cruising, whether solo or in a convoy, is a passion. Here are some of their cruising tips for the Chesapeake Bay.