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.


If you own a sailboat and you’ve always wanted to ply the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), you’re in for a new experience.
Bareboating off the southern coast of Baja, there is virtually no cell phone coverage, and you are out of VHF range after a day’s sail from the charter base in La Paz.
Award winning sailors and movie makers, Teresa and Ben Carey, are taking the lead in an exciting new cooperative venture between the sailing and scientific communities. This summer,
Over a busy holiday weekend, we needed to detour into St. Michaels to pump out.
Sailing across an ocean can change your attitude about many things. It will force you to respect the weather, the power of the wind, and the size of the waves.
The first place I ever stayed on my boat was on a mooring ball at Swan Creek Marina. Back then, I was too nervous to drop an anchor.
As the crow flies (or more correctly as the catboat sails), Tilghman Island is a stone’s throw across the Bay from Annapolis: 12.6 nautical miles from the mouth of the South River.

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