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 for a charter boat outing is an art, and the skill it takes to do it right shouldn’t be underestimated.
Chartering a sailboat on the Chesapeake Bay can be a great way for you and your friends or family to have a perfect weekend escape, without straying too far from home.
The exotic array of tropical marine wildlife and stunning coral reefs of the Caribbean form a delicate ecosystem that is as fragile as it is beautiful.
Were I offered a chance to charter in a place I had been to before, hands-down I would pick Guadeloupe. More specifically, I’d choose to spend my days exploring Les Saintes and Marie-...
When no club event was planned, but beautiful weather was forecast, one of our sailing club members shot a quick email to other members to see if we could pull together an impromptu...
A cruiser shares her favorite secluded spots to visit while sailing southbound on or through the Chesapeake Bay.
When the "X" marks an incoming hurricane on the map, a cruising sailor contemplates his next strategic moves for riding it out.
Sailboat crewing opportunities beyond home can be found surprisingly easily, yet you must do your homework beforehand.
Specialty sails, onboard weight, trimming upwind, and downwind technique for light wind cruising sailing. ~By David Flynn of Quantum Sails