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.


SpinSheet will partner with Mark Thornton of LakeErieWX Marine Weather for a three-part webinar on Chesapeake Bay Thunderstorms.
Learning to sail at the same time she learned to walk gave Melanie Neale all the material she needed to write her memoir, “Boat Girl.”
The Herrington Harbour Sailing Association Women's Cruise was a time to improve cruising skills and an opportunity to connect with some amazing women sailors.
There are few places I have visited that are as magical as French Polynesia. Our sailing adventure started at the Sunsail base on the island of Raiatea, where we rented a 38-foot...
We provide our own skippers and crew, plus we organize, provision, and navigate our trips, which usually occur twice yearly. For cruises in February and early March, we choose warmer...
Here is the tale of two adventurous souls, newly married, and now on a joint venture of sailboat searching and discovery of each other’s tastes and styles.
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...

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