The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland, is being tapped to build a brand-new Maryland Dove, a representation of a late 17th-century sailing ship that brought the first European settlers to Maryland.
Vanquish Boats updates its 26-foot center console with a new forward cuddy, improved hardtop, recycled composite materials and more features.
Scientists in the United Kingdom have discovered that billions of particles of nanoplastics can collect in shellfish in just six hours of exposure.
When most people think about Chesapeake Bay, crabs and oysters usually come to mind. While blue crab populations have remained relatively stable over the last 15 years, wild oysters are still in trouble.
Whether it’s a beautiful varnished mahogany runabout cutting across a glassy lake or a sleek center console taking on a tumultuous inlet, Chris-Craft boats have an unmistakable look and impeccable style, in large part because the builder has been refining its designs for 144 years.
With masts reaching high into the sky and carrying more canvas than any boat their size should, Chesapeake Bay log canoes require a hefty crew perched outboard on long boards to keep them balanced and upright. Watching crews manhandle these graceful, overpowered vessels is a summer Eastern Shore tradition.