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.


Andy Schell thought it was a bad meal back in port. It turned out to be something much more dangerous. 
You might not get along, but you should at least have some respect and understanding for each other. 
This same place, San Cristobal, was also Charles Darwin’s first Galapagos landfall in 1835. Story and photos by Capt. Charlie Simon
Author Sean McCarthy was sailing solo from Key West to Key Largo when he came across an abandoned Cuban chug floating in the water off Islamoralda.
Some of the cruising community's must-see, can't-miss spots from ICW itineraries. By Art Pine.
We sailors, especially those of us in climates with afternoon thunderstorms regularly in summer, think about lightning more than most.
Who's been looking for Chessie? Looks like his cousin has turned up in British Columbia!
Photo courtesy of Pirate Adventures of the Chesapeake
The several maritime museums along the Chesapeake Bay are one option for shore excursions, but there are plenty of others to take advantage of all over the Bay while still remaining...
As cruisers, we know a few universal truths. Everything tastes better when eaten on a boat; very little is more rewarding than eating something you’ve caught or grown yourself; and it’...

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