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 21, 2021
If you want a new or new-to-you boat for the 2021 season, you need to start thinking about it sooner rather than later. These boat buying tips should help get you started.
January 18, 2021
With heightened interest in outdoor recreation activities and ways to social distance, consumer demand for new boats and thus boat
January 17, 2021
BoatUS advises boaters with vessels that have a U.S. Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation to be wary of any letter arriving by U.S. mail offering renewal of their USCG vessel documentation.
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 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