The Great Divine
Cruising the Choptank River last spring, managing editor Jane Meneely found a slice of paradise.

Bugging Out of the
Boat Shows

Whether it’s a walk
through Historic Annapolis,
a jaunt to London Town
or an anchorage in
Whitehall Bay, CBM
editors can get you
outta Dodge.

Beyond the Beaten Table
Jay Livingston beats a track toward some of the more diverse eateries around Annapolis, including a few pubs.

The Day Pat Melted
Writer and illustrator Jan Adkins was having a hot time of it
out on the river last summer, when all of a sudden. . . .

Southward Bound
“Snowbirds” manage the good life
so many of us only dream about —
Jay Livingston tells us how they do it.

An Outboard Odyssey
John Page Williams needed an outboard. CBM told him to shop till he dropped to learn what’s new on the market.

Bay Window: Strike up the Band
Writer Gene Bjerke invites us aboard the Susan Constant for a closer look at life on a tall ship.

Nautical Know-How
Staying on an Even Keel—Balance is often the key to safety and good performance. By Tom Dove

Time-Tested: A Guide to Good Old Boats
A Happy Medium—The Luhrs 320 Convertible cuts both ways as a cruising and fishing boat. By Jack Hornor
Queen B—The Bermuda 40 blueblood. By Tom Dove

Marina Hopping
Waterway Wayside—Atlantic Yacht Basin in Chesapeake, Va., is a pretty interesting place. By Jim Stalnaker

Too Close to Nature—Leon Frank finds out what makes swans fly: his dinghy at 20 knots.

Cruise of the Month
Ribbb-it and Roar—Frog Mortar Creek off Middle River made for a different kind of sojourn. By Tony Muldoon

Trading Places
An Education in the Classics—M&M Boat Sales and Service in Baltimore. By Wendy Mitman Clarke

Angler’s Almanac
Fall on the Middlegrounds—October blows the fish into the Bay, and John Page Williams pulls them out.

Stern Lines
Hiding in the Cockpit—For George Trennig, losing his job wasn’t as bad as refinishing all that teak!

Reed Creek Journal