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.


Why sail across the Atlantic? I think all of our crew would say: “We haven’t yet done it, and it represents the next step in truly experiencing and enjoying offshore sailing.” 
You may dread your office holiday party, but a party with your sailing crew? That's a different story.
Cruisers are becoming citizen scientists and lowering round, 30 cm white disks into the sea to study the oceans' phytoplankton and the marine food chain. ~by Daria Blackwell
We became parents to oyster spat. They hang by our dock and we check on them. It's like having a mini oyster reef right next to our boat.
A Chesapeake liveaboard gives tips on decorating your boat for the holidays. ~by Cindy Wallach
The float features area sailors from many different sailing clubs and organizations decked out in holiday garb, highlighted by a float with a Sunfish sailboat cresting the waves,...
For lighted boat parades, here are some how-to hints, decorating ideas and pictures to help you. ~by Tim Etherington
It’s that time of year again, when the last sailing trip of the season has taken place or is close at hand.

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