January 2001

 

 

 




No Pagans on the Pagan
There are more churches than marinas in these parts, but writer George Trennig still finds plenty to do on the Pagan River and in the town of Smithfield, Va.

Bay Window: Wall Hanging
Artist Cindy Fletcher-Holden painted more than just a mural on a quiet street in Eastport. She portrayed the neighborhood's maritime heritage in flying colors.
By Connie Bond

The Accidental Pirate
James Iredell Waddell has
the distinction of firing the last
shot of the Civil War-well after
peace had been declared. Writer
Jeff Holland
chronicles the exploits
of this Confederate captain
from Annapolis.

Getting Wired
Rewiring your boat can add greatly to your peace of mind and expand creature comforts aboard. But technical editor Tom Dove cautions you to hit the books first.



Good Boatkeeping

That Sinking Feeling-Writer Stephen A. Knox shares some pointers on how to keep your boat out of Davy Jones's locker.

Time Tested: A Guide to Good Old Boats
Fish Finder-The Grady-White Offshore 24 fishing boats can catch 'em and stash 'em. By Jack Hornor

Marina Hopping
A Capital Plan-Giles Kelly heads into James Creek Marina on a recent visit to Washington, D.C.

Telltales
A Trail of Teethers-In which sail ties take on a whole new meaning for executive editor Wendy Mitman Clarke and her family.

Cruise of the Month
Birds on the Wing-Chesapeake Bay log canoes make managing editor Jane Meneely's trek up the Miles River a memorable one.

Reader Rendezvous
Dog Days-Coffee was just a stray pup when he wagged his way aboard Dorothy Winslow Wright's boat.

Angler's Almanac
All About Rods-And Huck thought all he needed was a bamboo pole. . . . By John Page Williams

Stern Lines
Sharps and Flats-George Trennig says knives are a must on any boat, especially when The Dragon Lady has come aboard.

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