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.

The passage itself couldn’t begin without a beginning. Getting down and out of the Bay was a beginning of sorts. You can’t start a road trip unless you back the car out of the garage
SpinSheet will partner with Mark Thornton of LakeErieWX Marine Weather for a three-part webinar on Chesapeake Bay Thunderstorms.
With full tanks and a stocked pantry from mainland Puerto Rico, Culebra was like a little vacation stop where we could just wander and relax.
A well-equipped dinghy allows you to see more and explore more of the Chesapeake Bay than you can in a sailboat with a keel.
A long rodeo ride of a bluewater sailng passage reminds even the most experienced cruising sailors how wonderful the destination can be. ~by Cindy Wallach
Cruising decisions and doubts. What could go wrong with the boat while you’re away? When you return, where are you going to go?
The Catalina 30 perfectly aligned with my desires. She had just the right amount of refit projects that were within my budget, expertise, and resources.
The 2022 youth sailing and boating season was fantastic for the Sea Scouts of Ship 1959, called Seafarers Commitment, which is based out of the Seafarers Yacht Club (SYC) in the...
On this sailboat, there were countless overnights in quiet rivers, quick sunset cruises with takeout, and foredeck dance parties. Sunrises and thunderstorms... but now, it’s time to...