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.

March 16, 2020
For boaters, the buzz of sanders in boatyards, the sight of ospreys returning, and the sound of spring peepers all mark the return of spring on the Chesapeake.
March 13, 2020
SpinSheet, PropTalk, and FishTalk are dedicated to getting more people out having
February 28, 2020
The Yacht Brokers Association of America (YBAA), the oldest continuous yacht broker association, celebrates its 100th anni
February 26, 2020
We asked Donna Morrow, Maryland DNR’s program manager of Chesapeake and coastal service, about news in the Maryland Cle
February 25, 2020
UPDATE: Tonight, February 25, PWC Boat & RV Council Facebook group reports that
February 25, 2020
After a public nomination period and a PropTalk staff vote, Claire Neubert of Hampton, VA, h
February 25, 2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has begun dredging six channels associated with the Baltimore Harbor.
February 21, 2020
We recently sat down with Dave Baumgartner, the president of Riverside Marine in Essex, MD, his wife Diane, who handles all of Riverside’s marketing, and their sales manager and Dave’s sister, Trud
February 21, 2020
A Chesapeake Bay island restoration project for James Island and Barren Island is in the initial stages.
February 7, 2020
Until young boaters return to the waterfront, keep them busy and happy with some nature-based fun.
February 6, 2020
The World War II Liberty Ship SS John W. Brown, following a successful scheduled maintenance visit to a Virginia shipyard, will return to Baltimore with a new location on the Canton Waterfront.
February 6, 2020
During Maryland's annual midwinter waterfowl survey, biologists from the MD DNR observed more birds this year than in 2019.
January 27, 2020
Please plan to join the Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM) this year in being part of the
January 21, 2020
If you’re feeling the mid-winter blues because your boat is winterized… if you’re wondering what to do with your restless children on a cold January day… if you’re longing to be out on the water bu
January 21, 2020
The winter solstice may have been one month ago, but on the boater’s calendar, January is generally considered the middle of a vessel’s long winter nap.
January 16, 2020
Winter is a great time to think about buying a boat, new or used.
January 16, 2020
Most boaters cringe at the thought of anything scraping against the hull of their boat, but when a 100-ton steel vessel cuts through ice, there’s no avoiding the noise that is generated.
January 2, 2020
Do you know someone along the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries who takes the word “volunteer” very ser