August 2009

It Does a Body Good »Virginia's Mobjack Bay is a cruiser's delight when it comes to quietude and kicking back. But when you add a historic bed-and-breakfast or two to the equation, the relaxation factor for author Paul Clancy is off the charts. Read this article

Kayak Karma's Gonna Get You » A kayak can sneak up on a fish like a wading heron, says Marty LeGrand. And, after tagging along with a few of the Bay's top stealth anglers, she knows exactly why kayak fishing is becoming the hot new sport on the Bay.

Mr. Yielding's Dream » One man's dream to restore a historic yacht becomes a Rock Hall couple's reality, as they finish the job he started. Read this article

Bypoints : No Disrespect
Writers beware. Stepping on the editor's turf can be a dangerous idea. . . .   Read this article

Nautical Know-How : How Box Tops
Aftermarket T-top kits are a viable and less expensive option than custom tops, says Jeff Merrill, who gives us the lowdown on what's available.

Marina Hopping : Sassafras Delight
Jean Korten Moser visits sheltered Duffy Creek Marina for a relaxing visit with friendly folks.

Cruise of the Month : Acting Up in Oxford
Diana Prentice takes in a bit of culture in Oxford, Md., by heading to the local theater.

Horton at Large : The Progger's Progress
Marshes were once forest, soon they'll be open water. If you look closely, Tom Horton says, you can see the transition.

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