News for and about cruising sailors, their regional clubs and club directory, the 100-day SpinSheet Century Club challenge, and favorite sailing destinations on the Chesapeake Bay.


Provisioning means acquiring food (and sundries), and it’s an expression generally used by charterers, whether sailing or powerboating.
Better breeze, less boat traffic, and sandy beaches are only a few reasons to sail south of Solomons on the Chesapeake Bay. ~by Tom Hale
Taking sailing lessons seemed like a great way to spend time on the water again, but I still had visions of waterskiing off the stern of a power boat. I did not anticipate how much I...
Three weekend sailing itineraries for crusing sailors on the middle Chesapeake Bay. ~By Steven Toole 
Cruising sailors share some of the most well-loved anchorages on the Chesapeake Bay.
The Back Creek Yacht Club's founding commodore, John Campbell, pioneered the concept of a virtual yacht club in 2001 with the intent of keeping dues and initiation fees extremely low,...
Tom Darling from the Conversations with Classic Boats podcast shares some history of a modern classic daysailer Alerion.
Jessica Rice Johnson, who sailed around the globe with her family, shares top...
Although Holly and Ron Foster had been sailboat owners who daysailed for several years, buying a cruising boat and learning the...

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