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.


The Annapolis Yacht Sales (AYS) annual rendezvous June 23-24 attracted 165 guests from as far away as the Bahamas. A total of 71 boats were represented.
A parade of Dickersons sailed June 16 from Choptank Light to Oxford to begin a summer rendezvous celebrating the club’s 52nd anniversary.
Ten tips and a guide for creating sailing checklists that help skippers and guests feel more confident and have more fun.
The Wye River never gets old. We anchor and embrace the nature that surrounds us.There’s so much to explore, so much to experience. 
For cruisers: 12 tips and a guide to racing. ~by Beth Crabtree
Switching from monohull sailing to multihull sailing requires different approaches to the mechanics of sailing. ~by Cindy Wallach
Chesapeake Sailing Chavurah members enjoyed a cruise to Chestertown in late May for the annual Chestertown Tea Party Festival.
Photos and video of stormy weather from July 25 and BoatUS tips for sailors for future storms. ~Photos and video by Shannon Hibberd
Most North American cruisers visiting Cuba take the shortest route from Florida to Marina Hemingway just west of Havana, but for those with a little more time, there is another route...

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