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.

May 27, 2023
I overheard a conversation recently where someone implied that you couldn't find a good job unless you had a college degree.
May 15, 2023
Making boating safety education more accessible by bringing courses online, growing th
May 10, 2023
On April 1, Smith Point Sea Rescue, the all-volunteer marine rescue team in Reedville, VA, responded when a 50-foot Carver with eight people onboard took on water and sank.
April 18, 2023
Calling all small boat lovers. Chesapeake Light Craft (CLC) will hold a Big Little Boat Festival Saturday, May 13 at Conquest Beach in Centreville, MD, on the Chester River. Registration is free!
April 17, 2023
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Annapolis School of Seamanship, the Boat U.S.
April 13, 2023
Maryland Public Television (MPT) celebrates the Chesapeake Bay region once again in April with its 19th annual MPT Chesapeake Bay Week, a sla
March 28, 2023
Rich Cucé has taken on restoration of the decaying Hooper Island Lighthouse after buying it at auction for $192,000. “Why” might you ask?
March 8, 2023
In conjunction with the Oyster Recovery Project, Baltimore County is expanding on a program to remove derelict crab pots and fishing debris from our waterways.
February 24, 2023
The Vessel Disposal and Reuse Foundation (VDRF) is a nonprofit organization working to get derelict vessels out of the waterways.
February 21, 2023
In the market for a new-to-you boat? Always wanted to own a piece of Maryland history? Well, the J.
February 20, 2023
Black History Month runs February 1 through March 1. We've rounded up a couple of ways to learn about Black history in the Chesapeake region. 
February 17, 2023
On February 8, TowboatUS Kent Narrows and Knapps Narrows sunk a cement sailboat to create a new artificial reef site north of Kent Island, MD.
February 15, 2023
We know winter is tough, but there are a ton of upcoming Chesapeake region spring festivals to get you excited for warmer weather.
February 13, 2023
On January 3, a five-county tourism consortium spearheaded by Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) began accepting proposals to determine the feasibility of initiating a sustainable Ch
February 13, 2023
Electrified Marina is a new business set to open this spring in Norfolk, VA.
February 7, 2023
Maryland approved an Emergency Wetlands License to allow for dredging of the Ever Forward, and the license required payment for environmental remediation.
February 2, 2023
You may have seen that Chesapeake boater and Argo Navigation boating app creator Jeff Foulk went viral on TikTo
January 17, 2023
Following a reader nomination period over the fall, the PropTalk staff voted Craig Ligibel as its volunteer of the year 2022 for his “Hands Across the Transom” effort at the U.S.