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Recommissioning Your Inboard Motor

Saturday, April 28, 9am-12pm
CBMM Boatshop
Cost per workshop: $30 CBMM members; $45 non-members
Registration required.

Josh Richardson, CBMM’s marine mechanic, will lead a workshop on recommissioning your inboard motor. Richardson will lead participants through checking the engine’s running condition and temperature, ignition and starting systems and demonstrate how to replace the engine’s fuel filter.

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Two-Day Chart Navigation Course

Saturday, January 13, 10am-12pm
Sunday, January 14, 2-4pm
Van Lennep Auditorium
$25 CBMM members; $35 non-members
Registration required.

REGISTER HERE - CBMM MEMBER REGISTER HERE - NON-MEMBER

 

Captain Jerry Friedman, a 100-ton, USCG-licensed Master, will lead this two-day workshop, teaching participants the necessary steps needed to plan a cruise using navigation charts, which includes plotting courses to safely pilot a boat from one location to another. Boaters interested in being more proficient in navigation will learn the techniques to determine a boat’s location without the use of electronic aids.

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CBMM named 2016’s Best Small Marina by MarinaLife boaters

cbmm_stmichaels_bestsmallmarina1_marinalife_2016(ST MICHAELS, MD – October 17, 2016) Marinalife recently announced the winners of its 7th annual Best Marina contest, with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s marina receiving 2016’s Best Small Marina award. Votes were made by boaters nationwide for their favorite marinas in the over-100 and under-100 slip categories. Orange Beach Marina in Orange Beach, Al. was named 2016’s Best Large Marina.

cbmm_stmichaels_bestsmallmarina2_marinalife_2016With 40 slips along the St. Michaels harbor and the Miles River, CBMM’s marina is within walking distance of shops and restaurants in St. Michaels’ historic district, and offers recently upgraded electric, climate-controlled showers, free Wi-Fi, pump-out services, and other amenities to members. Boaters can dock alongside numerous historic structures and buildings, including the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse and a working boatyard, where the 2016-2018 log-hull restoration of the 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood is currently underway.

cbmm_stmichaels_bestsmallmarina3_marinalife_2016“We are delighted to be voted Marinalife’s Best Small Marina,” commented CBMM Guest Services Manager Ed Rowe. “We fully appreciate the recognition from our marina guests, for the service we offer, and the numerous upgrades we’ve recently made. It’s a great honor to receive this award and we look forward to welcoming our guests whenever they visit.”

cbmm_stmichaels_bestsmallmarina4_marinalife_2016Marinalife provides cruising concierge services and marina information for boaters in the U.S., Canada, Bahamas, Caribbean, and Central America, and offers online marina reservation services and travel planning resources to its members at www.marinalife.com. Marinalife also publishes a quarterly magazine highlighting marina and boating destinations, members’ cruising stories, captain’s tips, and more.

Established in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a world-class maritime museum dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and people of the entire Chesapeake Bay, with the values of relevancy, authenticity, and stewardship guiding its mission. Serving nearly 70,000 guests each year, CBMM’s campus includes a floating fleet of historic boats and 12 exhibition buildings, cbmm_stmichaels_bestsmallmarina5_marinalife_2016situated in a park-like, waterfront setting along the Miles River and St. Michaels’ harbor. For more information, visit www.cbmm.org. For information on the Edna Lockwood restoration, visit www.ednalockwood.org.

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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s marina in St. Michaels, Md., shown here, was recently voted by boaters nationwide as 2016’s Best Small Marina by Marinalife, an online marina reservation and travel service company serving boaters in the U.S., Canada, Bahamas, Caribbean, and Central America.  CBMM’s marina includes 40 slips within walking distance of shops and restaurants in St. Michaels’ historic district, and offers recently upgraded electric, climate-controlled showers, free Wi-Fi, pump-out services, and other amenities to members. Boaters can dock alongside numerous historic structures and buildings, including the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse and a working boatyard, where the 2016-2018 log-hull restoration of the 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood is currently underway. More information is at www.cbmm.org.