Cruising

February 12, 2018
When you meet with your psychiatrist and they say “go to your happy place,” my wife Susan and I have one that we go to all the time: our 45-foot 1993 Bayliner 4588, which has three staterooms, two
January 29, 2018
Before you dismiss wooden boats as too classic and/or high-maintenance, take a look at how Erik and Stacy Anderson found a 1963 custom wood Brownell fishing boat that satisfied the needs and intere
December 18, 2017
This short story was composed aboard an old mid 60s, 17-foot wood console Boston Whaler after the author was marooned on a mud bar on the Choptank River, three or four miles south of Denton.
December 11, 2017
Traveling down the ICW for the first time is a big endeavor, but there’s no need to feel you’re going it alone.
December 11, 2017
Packed into just 16 feet and seven inches, this 1964 center console Boston Whaler is quite the classic. Despite her 53 years, she still provides great boating adventures just like a new boat.
November 9, 2017
Every boy, it’s said, deserves a Whaler. Having missed out on that birthright in my youth, I’m making up for it now. As a kid, all I ever had was beat-up wooden rowboats.
November 9, 2017
Have you changed prop sizes on a Classic Chris-Craft? This boat owner did it on his boat. Why the prop change? Maybe looking for more top speed? No.
October 23, 2017
Going to Davis Park is like stepping back in time to an era of neighborhoods, kids being out all day exploring, smiling, and saying hello to strangers.
October 19, 2017
For boaters who cruise the Bay and beyond, the Great Loop is synonymous with exploration and adventure.
September 25, 2017
First let me start out by saying some people are going to get seasick no matter what they try to do to avoid the c
September 20, 2017
Ticketing is underway for TrawlerFest-Bay Bridge, a boat show and seminar series that includes a diesel engine course with two of the nation’s finest instructors on the topic.
September 19, 2017
It all began in 1982 when I decided to upgrade my 20-foot Grady White center console to a larger boat which would allow my son and me to fish the offshore waters of Ocean City, MD.
September 11, 2017
The start of fall might still be a few weeks away but with these crisp mornings we’ve been having, it’s hard not to daydream about falling leaves and fall cruising weather.
August 31, 2017
Nick Arnone has created quite the custom, luxury ride in his 21-foot Century Coronado speedboat.
August 28, 2017
When Gene Miller and I rode home from Remington, VA, 10 years ago, towing behind us the ageless beauty we’d purchased, a replica 
August 20, 2017
The famed Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen once said, “Adventure is just another word for poor planning.” In Amundsen’s time explorers were very much on their own, without the support of a vast
July 21, 2017
It’s estimated that a whopping 500,000 jellyfish stings are suffered every summer around the Bay.
July 13, 2017
Getting the whole family out on the water for the day can be a feat of strength: the kit and caboodle associated with small children can often make a day of yard work look attractive, and teenagers ca