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Alan Griffith

February 4, 2016

Meet: Alan Griffith, Board Emeritus

Alan Griffith first came to the Chesapeake Bay in 1963, in order to meet his future in-laws. The meeting went well, and Alan and Penny married a year later. The two have made the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed a …

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February 3, 2016

Boater safety courses begin April 20 in St. Michaels

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering five Maryland DNR-approved boater safety courses, beginning in April and continuing through August. The courses will be held from 6-10 pm. each day on CBMM’s campus, and run April 20-21, May 18-19, June …

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February 2, 2016

May 14 brings 6th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race to Chesapeake Bay

Launching early from Annapolis’ Eastport Yacht Club and ending at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, the 6th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race brings the centuries-old tradition of yacht racing back to the Chesapeake Bay on Saturday, May 14, 2016. The …

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CBMM named Certified Clean Marina Partner

  The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has recently been named a Certified Clean Marina Partner by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Clean Marina Partners promote the pollution prevention goals of Maryland’s Department of Natural Resource’s Clean Marina Initiative. Managers …

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January 29, 2016

CBMM builds Hooper Island draketail in public boatbuilding program

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has announced a new project for its Apprentice for a Day public boatbuilding program. By constructing a boat from start to finish, traditional boatbuilding techniques will be taught to AFAD participants of all skill levels, …

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