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.

December 5, 2019
The $10 million endowment will ensure the long-term sustainability of $1 Admission at The Mariners' Museum and Park.
December 3, 2019
Whether you’re participating or spectating, you’ll want to put these Chesapeake Bay 2019 lighted boat parades on your calendar!
November 26, 2019
What are your plans for the Friday after Thanksgiving? Join us in celebrating Blue Friday by spending time on or near the water.
November 20, 2019
The Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived in Annapolis to host a series of events onboard to discuss the future of defence capability.
November 12, 2019
The National Aquarium has been awarded a total of $11 million to date from both public and private funders, to support the goal for a greener waterfront.
November 6, 2019
The Waterfront Partnership’s Healthy Harbor Initiative is asking for the public's help in naming Baltimore's fourth trash wheel, which will be located at the mouth of the Gwynns Falls.
October 31, 2019
Have you ever read a boating article in a magazine or online blog and thought to yourself, ‘I could do that!’ Well here’s your chance. The BWI Scholarship Fund was created to honor undergraduate co
October 30, 2019
Pooles Island, near the mouth of the Gunpowder River, is a small island that has been untouched by
October 30, 2019
On October 30, Governor Larry Hogan announced a comprehensive agreement between the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Exelon Generation Company, LLC, which operates the
October 29, 2019
BoatUS applauds a new bill for helping to ensure taxes paid by boaters will fund boating programs.
October 28, 2019
On or near Veteran’s Day, Monday, November 11, don’t forget to thank a veteran for his or her service.
October 10, 2019
The U.S. Powerboat Show in Annapolis closed its curtains Sunday, October 6, on a banner year, breaking previously-held attendance records.
October 1, 2019
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) monitoring data show that dissolved oxyge
September 30, 2019
Every October the U.S. Powerboat Show in Annapolis Harbor brings together the powerboating community for four wonderful days of boat-buying, partying, marine education, and all things boating.
September 30, 2019
Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse was lit on November 28, 1875, named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, and automated in 1986.
September 26, 2019
Have you ever had your boat slam hard against a dock because of a passing boat’s wake?
September 23, 2019
The SS United states, known as "America's Flagship," became a true symbol of American engineering strength. She served us in times of peace and war.
September 20, 2019
Your VHF radio should always be on when you are underway, at anchor, or drifting.