Spit and PolishMaintaining the gelcoat on your boat isn’t easy, but it isn’t impossible either. David G. Brown gives us the lowdown on keeping up the shine.
Crown PrincessThe Tiara 3600 reigns supreme when it comes to fishing and family boating. By Susan Canfield
Follow the Foreign FlagsThe Coan River Marina snags a lot of international traffic, it seems. But then again, David Allester discovered rates and service there that would lure just about anyone into this little marina off the Potomac.
Molly’s DayIt was the Dragon Lady’s idea to invite Molly for a weekend aboard Our Tub. Jerry Renninger wasn’t sure his mother would really appreciate the experience.
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Party DownBo Chin and a group from her Cruze Club head for Norfolk’s Harborfestone of the best boat parties on the Bay, she says.
Pea Soup to GoHeading home after a night in Oxford, Ken Thorn found himself in thick fog as he cruised along Eastern Bay. The foghorn at Bloody Point, now silenced, gave him the assurance he needed that he was on course.
It’s Habitat-FormingEveryone has a preferred habitat, and the more anglers work to create fish-friendly environments, the more likely there will be fish to find in the seasons to come. By John Page Williams
UnderstoryAll our experiences compound themselves into the book of our life, says Nancy Allison. Since hers was a childhood spent on the Bay, it’s only natural that the Bay’s subtle undercurrents permeate her life story.
On the cover: Spinnakers aloft on the Rappahannock River.
Photograph by Starke Jett