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.

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Herrington Harbour Sailing Association began its 40th season with a fantastic gala at the Mount Vernon Inn.
The Annapolis Sail and Power Squadron is one of the oldest boating club organizations in Annapolis. It was chartered in 1941 as a squadron of the United States Power Squadrons.
Tangier Island, More Tangier Island, and My God Are We Ever Getting Away From Tangier Island?
A Hoosier’s sea story... My first glimpse of the Chesapeake came at dawn on a clear morning in late July... By Kevin Derr
On the first day of a sailing charter, it’s best to corral your crew and assign tasks to keep everyone busy while you manage details and attend the chart and technical briefings.
"Disasters" when sailing often turn out to be great lessons on and off the water.
When we joined our sailing club, we didn’t anticipate how much it would enhance our experiences as boat owners and cruisers.
Adding a connector or extension panel between your dodger and bimini is a great way to give your crew some protection from the elements while on the water.