Tag: Boating

Maryland boating safety tips and laws you must remember

Maryland boating safety tips and laws you must remember

| July 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

It’s the middle of the summer. July and August are traditionally the worst months for boating accidents in Maryland. In 2013 there were 14 boating fatalities in Maryland. The worst day of the week for boating is, not surprisingly, Saturday. With one of our past legislative representatives, Don Dwyer, in the last few years receiving […]

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Maryland Boating Safety Class this weekend

Maryland Boating Safety Class this weekend

| June 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Get your Boating Safety Class Card in one weekend. You need it if you were born after July 1972 to legally operate a recreational vessel in Maryland. This course awards the card for all who attend the course and pass the test with an 80% or higher. The class is being offered on a weekend […]

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Are you and your family safe on the water?

Are you and your family safe on the water?

| February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Navigation Classes in Annapolis are being offered by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-09. Now is a good time to brush up on your knowledge about how to get around safely on the water, no matter the time of day or the weather, with or without GPS. Boating is much more fun when you […]

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Learn chart navigation at CBMM February 21, 22

Learn chart navigation at CBMM February 21, 22

| January 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-day chart navigation course which begins on Saturday, February 21 from 10-12 noon and concludes Sunday, February 22 from 1-3 p.m. Participation is limited, with pre-registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, this course is designed to teach participants the necessary steps needed to […]

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Plans underway to celebrate 50 years at CBMM

Plans underway to celebrate 50 years at CBMM

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plans are underway for a year-long celebration at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., as the institution prepares for its 50th anniversary in 2015. Led by a committee of museum staff and board, the festivities kick off on Memorial Day weekend with a May 23 Party on the Point: Celebrating 50 Years […]

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CBMM strikes exhibitions January 5th

CBMM strikes exhibitions January 5th

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is making room for a new exhibition in its Steamboat Building, with the announcement of two exhibitions coming to a close. Navigating Freedom: The War of 1812 on the Chesapeake, and Push and Pull: Life on Chesapeake Bay Tugboats will close on January 5, as the museum prepares for a […]

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Electronic navigation for non-technical people

Electronic navigation for non-technical people

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering its Electronic Navigation for Non-Technical People workshop on Saturday, January 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. “Interest in this program is high because it’s specifically for the non-technical person,” said CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jennifer Kuhn. “We had a waiting list […]

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#GivingTuesday is this week

#GivingTuesday is this week

| November 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

As part of the nationwide #GivingTuesday movement, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is giving supporters the opportunity to participate in a drawing for this basket of Chesapeake cheer when they make an online donation to CBMM on Tuesday, December 2. The web address for the online donations is www.cbmm.org/give.htm, with proceeds benefiting the children and […]

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Free Fridays in February at CBMM

Free Fridays in February at CBMM

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering free admission on Fridays during the month of February. Admission includes access to the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse and other historic structures, as well as several exhibition buildings along CBMM’s 18-acre, Miles River waterfront campus in St. Michaels.  “Winter offers a great time to visit the museum,” said […]

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Chesapeake Light Craft To Host 13th Annual Festival This Weekend

Chesapeake Light Craft To Host 13th Annual Festival This Weekend

| May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Light Craft (CLC), the world’s largest maker of build-it-yourself boat kits, will be hosting a small boat festival and open house on May 13-14 in Annapolis and Kent Island, Maryland.  OkoumeFest (pronounced oh-KOO-me-fest) is a family-friendly event centered on the joys of building and using small boats. The event dates back to 1998, when […]

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Eastport Exposed

Eastport Exposed

| February 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Eastport, Annapolis’s little sister, has a mind and spirit all her own.

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Missing Swimmer In Mayo

Missing Swimmer In Mayo

| July 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

34 Year Old Jumped Off Boat A 34 year old man jumped off a 23′ power boat near Mayo this afternoon and has not been seen since. County Fire Department and Coast Guard are presently involved in the rescue operation along with the Maryland State Police. For more details, please visit the Arundel Muckraker who […]

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