Well it took it’s time getting here, but winter is most definitely upon us now. If you aren’t yet winterized, you may want to start thinking about that! It’s the end of December and the boating season doesn’t really start here again until March, leaving a good 2-3 months ofContinue Reading

Not ready to call the season over yet? Looking for something to do next weekend? We’ve got just the thing for you! The Boater’s Olympics is an annual event held at The Harbour Grille. Each year teams of boaters compete in this massive multi-game olympiad, for prizes and just toContinue Reading

It was June of 1944 when the U-1105 was finally commissioned and began her short career in the service of the Kriegsmarine. At 220 ft long, with a 20ft beam, she displaced 850 tonnes when submerged. She was a pretty big boat! Her cruising speed was about 17 kts onContinue Reading

This year the Annapolis Powerboat Show is definitely happening. You’ll recall that the Annapolis City Council decided to close the show last year amid COVID-19 concerns, but what a difference a year makes! This is usually a pretty big show, where you can see boats of all sizes, from 10-footersContinue Reading

It was a hazy Sunday morning this past weekend when I ambled out of my boat, one eye still shut, and onto my neighbor’s boat where they were already nursing their hangovers. After a time of wheezes and grunts, we graduated to a slow discussion of how we hate hangovers,Continue Reading

In case you missed it, on August 11 BRP/Sea-Doo went live on Facebook to announce their new product line. One of the more eye-opening products they introduced was the Sea-Doo Switch – a highly reconfigurable tri-hull jet powered pontoon boat in the 13-21 foot class. The interior seating layout isContinue Reading

UPDATE: This event has been moved to Sunday, August 8 due to rain. On the middle Potomac, near the entrance to Occoquan Bay, there’s a tiny little island that barely shows up on your GPS charts. That will be Holiday Island (AKA Rock Island), which will be the scene ofContinue Reading