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Chesapeake Bay

Power cruisers love the Chesapeake Bay, and this section is where we file their many stories. Tied with Florida as the nation’s most popular cruising ground, the Chesapeake is a diverse mixture of urban, suburban and rural destinations—From Baltimore, to Annapolis and St. Michaels, all the way down to Norfolk. Some cruisers make a side-trip up the Potomac to spend some time visiting Washington, D.C. The regional cuisine runs to oysters and crabs, and this region is where the southbound cruiser first encounters boiled shrimp.

Growler Launches

Growlers is in the water!  We are just now stepping into the various projects that will transform her from a working commercial boat into a perfect little cruiser-a lobster yacht of distinction. The interior photos show the boat as she came from Kennebunkport, Maine, finished…

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Return To The Chester

The rivers of Chesapeake Bay are a cruiser’s paradise. The Chester River, just across the bay from Annapolis, Maryland, has always been one of our favorites, meandering as it does back into Maryland’s Eastern Shore. In our younger, pre-retirement days, my husband Gene and I…

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