July 2009




Back Where It All Began » Maureen FitzGerald O’Brien and her husband get happily ensnared in colonial American history when they find themselves in Virginia’s Yorktown, Jamestown and Williamsburg . . . just in time for the Fourth of July! Read this article

Thunder and Lightning »
Lightning fast and ferociously loud, these power-hungry race boats take the Bay by storm each summer, raising a rooster-tailed ruckus on Kent Narrows.


Sweet Ride » Take a family, a motor cruiser and long summer days in the 1950s and '60s. Add the Chesapeake Bay, and stir very gently. What you get is Ron Baile’s sweet ride into the past.



Bypoints : Angels and Demons
To work or play, that is the question. At least it is when you work in Annapolis. Read this article

Nautical Know-How : Towing the Line
There’s more to towing than playing follow the leader. David G. Brown tells us how to do it.

Marina Hopping :Vera Has Left The Building . . . Or Has She?
Diana Prentice reports from Vera’s White Sands Beach Club. Will its fame survive its flamboyant owner?

Cruise of the Month : Lost and Found
Jean Korten Moser revels in the past on a cruise up the South River to old London Town. Read this article

Meneely Under Way : The Rites of Spring

With her Atomic Four up and running and her cruising buddy raring to cruise, Jane Meneely is ready for the season.