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Chesapeake Sailing Starts with a Bang

Photo by Vicki Lathom

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to start your engines. Or, hoist your sails. Just around the corner is Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial launch of the Chesapeake Bay boating season. And the unofficial focus of this seasonal event is the …

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Volunteer at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Docent volunteers: Lloyd Devigne, left, and Frank Garahan, right, apply bottom paint to the Winnie Estelle. During the warmer months, volunteer USCG certified captains and their crew take passengers out on the Miles River for scenic cruises aboard the historic buy boat from the Museum’s waterfront. Photo by Tracey Munson

Years spent living around boats and the water. A love of centuries-old history, and learning new skills. The chance to meet people from throughout the East Coast, the nation and the world. These are just a few reasons why Lloyd …

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Log Canoe Racing, Not Your Ho-Hum Regatta

Crew of the "Edmee S.", a log canoe owned by the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. PHoto by Shannon Hibberd / www.wanderlustphotog.com

No matter the day of the week, somewhere along the Chesapeake Bay a sailing regatta is taking place. During the doldrums of August and the biting cold of January, if there is a regatta, there are boats on the starting …

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For Cruising Boaters, “The Bay” Has It All

Sunset over Annapolis. Photo Credit: Terry Boram

My partner Mike’s family and mine have long histories with the Chesapeake Bay. His family settled on the eastern shore in 1640, while mine must have been there as well, with ancestral names of Tilghman (Tilghman Island) and Emory (Emory …

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