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.

With a history dating back to the early 1800s, Point Lookout Lighthouse in St. Mary's County is a fascinating yet often overlooked landmark. By Kaylie Jasinski.
Even when you live in the Land of Pleasant Living as we on the Chesapeake do, you might crave a mid-summer charter escape.
Rowing from his nearby anchorage to Beaufort, NC, a cruising sailor finds many good reasons to stop here on his way from the Chesapeake to St. Martin.
How many sailing families have the opportunity to cross an ocean together? ~by Jim Toomey
Starlink is not just a new way to communicate at sea; it’s truly a game changer in so many ways. Starlink is the world’s first and largest cluster of satellites using low earth...
Fuel filter changes are essential for keeping our iron gennies running smoothly. Fuel quality is fundamental to preventing unexpected breakdowns and extending the life of your engine.
It was time to heave to. Waves crashed over the decks, one barreling across the foredeck with enough force that I had to check to make sure I still had a dinghy. It felt as if I had...
As a Chesapeake couple learns on their first offshore passage together, a smooth sea does not make for a skilled sailor. ~by Jessica Morrison
Sailors sometimes like to pretend that our engines don’t exist, but regular maintenance, especially oil changes, are essential to making sure our engines are the fail-safe that we...