Best of the Bay!
Here it is again, our annual compendium of what you, our readers, have chosen as the best of what the Bay has to offer by way of services, scenery, food and more—but that’s not all! Here also are the winners of our photo contest to peruse. Thanks to all who participated.
Jimmy Meets Sook
gives us the skinny on the life cycle of crabs. There are more crabs in the Bay than there have been, and we’d like to keep it that way.
Rules of the Ramp
Boat ramp etiquette is right up there with table manners, says boat launcher and
Bay Reads: Leviathan’s Master
David M. Quinn
provides a stunning account of the wreck of the
T. W. Lawson
, the 400-foot seven-masted schooner lost off the southwest coast of Britain in 1904. Copious research went into framing the story, which centers on Quinn’s great-great uncle, the ship’s captain George Dow.
John Page Williams says before choosing power for your boat, figure out how far and how fast you realistically want to go.
ankering to Anchor
Anchoring can be tricky, especially if foul weather is afoot.
CBM contributing writer
Tom Hale explains the best way to stay hooked for the night.
A Sailor’s Slippery Slope
When the wind fizzles, cruising editor
Jody Argo Schroath is determined to sail on to St. Michaels. She doesn’t make it, and she’s not sorry, either. But that’s Jody for you.
Better in the Boatyard
Editor-at-Large Wendy Mitman Clarke was feeling down and out, but a visit to the boatyard to lend a hand perked her right up.