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.


Even with tropical breezes and turquoise waters calling seductively from the South, Bay sailors this October can find their own patch of paradise on the Chesapeake. By Tracy Leonard
Even when the chapters of your adventure wander into unexpected plot twists, happy endings are still possible. By Cindy Wallach
In response to our article "10 Things Racers Need to Know About Cruisers," one cruising sailor has...
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.

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