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,…

The Compass Rose

Compass Rose started life as a one-off tuna fisher. She was built in Nova Scotia in 1959 for a private party and never used in commercial service. Thirty-nine feet long with a twelve foot beam she has a classic downeast hull form which is efficiently driven by a 300 horsepower diesel. The hull form has…

Two Peas in a Pod

by Eric Chase, Chesapeake Bay chapter. The story of how this boat became ours, starts with a comment I made to my wife Carolyn 7-8 years ago while we were vacationing in the Moosehead Lake area of Maine. While admiring a few antique wooden boats and canoes on display, I casually mentioned that the only…