chesapeake bay water

Rebecca T. Ruark Wins Chesapeake Skipjack Race

The skipjack Rebecca T. Ruark has come out on top again in an annual race held for the iconic Chesapeake Bay work boats.


Maryland Skipjacks

Restored 1906 Skipjack To Sail The Chesapeake In A Few Weeks

Eastern Shore brothers Gordon and Elbert Gladden and a group of volunteers are rebuilding the Ida May, a bay icon purchased by their late father.


Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011

Ron Matz had “People Are Talking” about the skipjack restoration underway in St. Michaels. Don and Marty had “Coffee With” Lauren Bush & Christian Courtin-Clarins. They talked about the FEED Project.



Famous Skipjack Desperately Needs Repairs

Rosie Parks was built in 1955 and was one of the most famous skipjacks to ever sail the Chesapeake Bay. But now she desperately needs repairs.