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.


An orca encounther while sailing on the open Atlantic, off Portugal, in a 28-foot Albin Vega, headed for Lisbon. ~ by Duncan Spencer
A Chesapeake sailor's bucket-list adventure doing a transatlantic passage aboard a friend's new catamaran. ~By John W. Robinson
Our sailing charter to the BVI was joyous for those who had never enjoyed the sand-strewn places, the people, the predictable winds, and the warmth. 
The Abacos offer cruising sailors 120 miles of crystal waters and isolated beaches to explore. ~By John Herlig
The Corinthians Chesapeake Bay Fleet held a rendezvous with its UK sister club in the British Virgin Islands.
A typical week onboard for a liveaboard sailor deep into the winter on the Chesapeake Bay. ~By TJ Butler
While San Francisco Bay is the largest estuary on the West Coast, several facts size up our Chesapeake as being far superior compared to its California counterpart.
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.”

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