Sailing Guide

Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay

Characteristics

Description

The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States. It lies off the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by Maryland and Virginia.


The bay was once known for its great seafood production, especially blue crabs, clams and oysters. 

6/02/2010
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Localisation

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Sites around Chesapeake Bay
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Solomons Island

Small port .
28 Apr 11

Annapolis

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18 Aug 07

Annapolis Naval Academy

United States Naval Academy
27 Apr 11

National Harbor Marina (Potomac River)

Small harbor close to the major Gaylord National Resort.
7 Apr 14

Belle Haven Marina

Sailing school.Canoe / Kayak rental.
7 Apr 14

Alexandria City Marina

Small and nice harbor on the west side of the Potomac river.
10 Apr 14

Bay Bridge

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19 Aug 07

Fishing bay

Fishing bay est un excellent mouillage par 5 mètres de fond. Il est possible de mettre le bateau au sec à Chesapeake boat works marina à un prix particulièrement intéressant.
11 Sep 11
Local Area

US - East coast

There are three basic climate regions on the East Coast from north to south. The region from northern Maine south to about central Connecticut has a continental climate, with warm summers and long, cold and snowy winters. The region from southern Connecticut south to about the Virginia ...
27 Aug 15

NW Atlantic Ocean

Entre le Groenland et la mer du Nord, l'Atlantique est séparé de l'Océan Arctique par le seuil de Wyville-, zone relativement peu profonde (entre 300 et 1250 m) et de laquelle émerge l'Islande.
Au Nord, c'est-à-dire déjà dans l'océan Arctique, on trouve le bassin de Norvège, ...
19 Mar 15

Delaware

Sailing through Delaware Bay is quite an experience. Currents are swift and there are number of sandbars lurking just outside of the main shipping channel.
1 May 11

New Jersey

Irwin Marine, Red Bank
19 Sep 14

Connecticut

1 Jan 70

New York

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31 Oct 08
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