Chesapeake Bay Chapter Offers Seminars

Weekending…Exploring…Angling…Trawling…Gunkholing… CRUISING THE CHESAPEAKE! Featuring: Bay boating life with classic-style cabin and express cruisers & sport fishing boats. Boating History Seminars: June 18 and June 19 at the 2021 Antique and Classic Boat Festival, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD Friday, June 18th 11:00 AM “Six Chesapeake Harbors — Cruising Destinations to Explore, Dock,…

Thirteen Again

by Joel Rigoglioso member of Chesapeake Bay chapter Flashback to 1969 and I’m in 8th grade, thirteen years old. A student in East Islip, NY (Long Island). My classmate has been told by his dad that his grades are low, and he must sell his 1958 Lyman Lapstrake 16′ Fisherman. Complete with a 1957 35hp…

The Addiction

by Richard Lowery member of the Chesapeake Bay chapter Like me, most ACBS members in the country suffer from the addiction of loving old boats. My addiction started years ago when my father used a 17′ wood catboat, without its mast and rigging, as a power boat to fish for pickerel on Lake Erie.The cat…