Events & Things to Do in Chesapeake Bay East, MD, Maryland Filter

National Hard Crab Derby

Crisfield, MD September 2 - September 6

Crisfield's National Hard Crab Derby is an annual Labor Day weekend event. The unique crab themed festival features crab races, crab cooking and picking contests, carnival rides, arts and crafts, vendors, live entertainment, beauty pageants, a parade, fireworks and more. SEE MORE

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Great Loop

America's Great Loop: "The Last Great Adventure."

9/16/2019 by US Harbors

The Great Loop has been called “the last great adventure in North America”, and it’s gaining in popularity as hundreds of boats follow the 6,000-mile continuous waterway route every year. The Great Loop takes boaters up the Atlantic seaboard, through historic canals, across the Great Lakes, down the inland rivers… SEE MORE

Striped Bass Scientists Look at Raising Size Limit

4/26/2019 by US Harbors

A report released today by the Striped Bass Technical Committee (TC) of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) projects that an increase in the minimum size for the coastal striped bass fishery from 28 inches to 35 inches in 2020 would be necessary to have a 50% chance of meeting the… SEE MORE

A classic Arey's Pond Boat Yard cat, at left, sits on the Chesapeake beside a modern cruising catamaran.

Two Very Different Cats, Both at Home on the Chesapeake

10/14/2015 by Areys Pond Boat Yard

Two cats, two very different styles of sailing. At Arey's Pond Boat Yard we are always pleased to deliver our boats to the Chesapeake, since the Chesapeake Bay's shallow waters are ideally suited to catboats. On a recent delivery to Easton, we were surprised to see that our customer already… SEE MORE

Okoume is the African hardwood used in most of CLC's boat kits.

OkoumeFest: A Boatbuilder Rendezvous on the Chesapeake

4/11/2014 by Chesapeake Light Craft

It’s a springtime tradition: once the water of the Chesapeake Bay is warm enough to welcome small craft boaters, Chesapeake Light Craft, the boat kit experts, stages a two-day celebration of hand-built wooden boats known as OkoumeFest. The event’s name derives from the plantation-grown African hardwood used in thousands of… SEE MORE

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