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 Gucci boat was low, graceful, sturdy, shapely, sparkling with fresh paint and brightwork. The perfect boat for us, but to everything there is a season.
Free apps for long-distance cruisers who need access to reliable health resources for remote or under-developed travel areas. ~by DAN Boater/ danboater.org
When Labor Day arrives, we Chesapeake sailors are just getting started. Some of the best conditions of the year unfold from now through Halloween.
 If you’re new to cruising multihulls and want to check them out at a boat show,  here are five questions to ask, followed by some other considerations.
Chesapeake Shorthanded Sailing Society (CHESSS) has instituted a new coaching program to help member skippers improve their boat handling skills and build more confidence to sail...
Most of what needs to get done before a long range cruise can be broken down into 11 categories.. ~ by Cindy Wallach
Legends are made and champions are defeated in the quest for a faster boat (built out of a couple cans).
One-design RC racing for the Victoria National Championships, September 22-24, at Kent Island Yacht Club.
Spring and autumn months are when the odds are best that the sailing life will live up to the expectations we’ve freighted it with. The temperature will be pleasant; the wind will be...

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