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.

April 20, 2021
Back in 1970 on the first Earth Day, going out boating often meant tolerating polluted waterways. We’ve come a long way since then.
April 13, 2021
This year, the Annapolis Boat Shows will combine its two spring shows into one expanded 2021 Bay
April 11, 2021
Captain Mike Martel takes us through some of the latest and greatest products in the world of boa
April 8, 2021
The Marine Trades Association of Maryland, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Annapoli
March 17, 2021
On March 24, 2021 the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and the
March 15, 2021
There are new boat engine cutoff switch wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S.
March 11, 2021
You never expect to be the bull’s eye for a tornado and be standing three feet from the powerful edge.
March 3, 2021
Susan Zellers is the executive director for the Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM) and was recently appointed to the Tidal and Coastal Recr
February 11, 2021
Mercury Marine today introduced the the Mercury 7.6L V12 600 HP Verado outboard, the world's first V12 outboard engine. 
February 11, 2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, completed construction of the Poplar Island Ecosystem Restoration Project lateral expansion Jan. 20, 2021.
February 10, 2021
Among the many claims you could make about 2020, in the boating industry it was a year of incongruity.
February 4, 2021
The Annapolis Boat Shows is set to combine its two spring shows into one expanded 2021 Bay Bridge Boat Show.
January 26, 2021
On April 27, 2019, local fossil enthusiasts Stephen Groff and Marcus Jones found a partial skull of a fossil fish along Calvert Cli
January 25, 2021
If you have made it through the past few seasons without any problems with your boat trailer tires, c
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