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.
February 18, 2020
Choosing the right marina is a very important decision. Perhaps you are looking for an amenity-laden resort-style marina, or one that is simply close to your home.
February 17, 2020
In this day and age it can be hard to truly unplug and simply be in the moment. For adults, we know what it was like before iPhones and Facebook, but for many children, they know no other way.
February 16, 2020
It’s a funny paradox, but the most sophisticated piece of safety equipment aboard a powerboat is the captain.
February 9, 2020
How many days did you go boating in 2019?
January 29, 2020
Whether you’re boating close to home or slipping the lines for a far-flung adventure, safety is always on a captain’s mind.
January 15, 2020
How many stories end with a madly in love couple sailing off into the sunset together? It’s a classic trope for a reason.
January 6, 2020
Navigating the Intracoastal Waterway's (ICW) shallow and constricted waters can seem daunting.
December 12, 2019
Among the many benefits of owning a cruising
December 11, 2019
Last year my younger brother Tyler, a registered 50-ton master captain, sold his beloved deadrise workboat for a Henriques 35 Maine Coaster, with dreams of heading offshore.
November 7, 2019
Ryan and Tera Gubernat are no strangers to chartering or the boating lifestyle. Hailing from the Chesapeake, they just recently returned from a BVI charter.
November 6, 2019
There is more to being a captain than boat handling skills. After five years on the water I have identified these following attributes for a good captain.
October 28, 2019
The Great Loop is a 6000-mile circumnavigation of the eastern portion of North America, primarily comprised of protected waterways.
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.