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.

Register for the Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA) annual Chesapeake Bay GAM at Maryland Yacht Club.
After 10 years of bluewater sailing, I've come to understand that caution is good, but the voices (in my head) are often wrong. Everything will be okay once I get in there. If not,...
We're sharing Chesapeake Bay cruise itineraries for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Bay.
For casual Friday night racing, club members just show up, find the Race Committee boat (flying a RC flag), check-in to find out about the course, and get ready for the...
Resourceful, mechanically inclined, tenacious sailors can cruise the world and enjoy it if they learn some tricks and improvise.
With a history dating back to the early 1800s, Point Lookout Lighthouse in St. Mary's County is a fascinating yet often overlooked landmark. By Kaylie Jasinski.
Even when you live in the Land of Pleasant Living as we on the Chesapeake do, you might crave a mid-summer charter escape.
Rowing from his nearby anchorage to Beaufort, NC, a cruising sailor finds many good reasons to stop here on his way from the Chesapeake to St. Martin.
How many sailing families have the opportunity to cross an ocean together? ~by Jim Toomey