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.


“Have boat, will travel” — if only it were that easy. Outfitting a boat for full-time cruising takes determination and a head like a bulldozer. And it takes planning, lots of it.
After spending almost 70 days at sea, sailor Matt Rutherford and scientist Nicole Trenholm have finally made it to Japan, completing their Ocean Research Project adventure studying t
During the winter, any idea involving a boat seems plausible. My idea was to troll for mammoth striped bass on my Cal 27 under sail. Easy, right?
Any Chesapeake Bay cruiser can relate to the frustration of dropping the hook in the ooze that is the bottom of the Bay only to experience the Chesapeake Slide.

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