Tag: Chesapeake Bay

Janes Island Tour

On September 25th, 2019 we paddled one of our favorite Maryland State Parks: Janes Island near Crisfield, Maryland. Janes Island Island State Park is blessed by beautiful (and deserted) sandy beaches, plentiful shorebirds and lots of working fishing boats providing a flavor of Chesapeake Bay industry. The State […]

A Trip to Saxis

On September 11, 2019 we launched from Saxis, Virginia: one of our favorite paddles on the Virginia Eastern Shore. Saxis is a little town with a beautiful location especially for kayakers. On this anniversary of 9/11 we had wonderful sun, but it was a little windy. Here are […]

Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, in St. Michael’s MD, sponsors a week-end long small craft festival each fall. Small craft, many hand-built, are on display. Most of the builders are present and love to share about their craft. The beautiful wooden paddleboard enthralled me. Particularly after talking to […]

What happened to Maryland Kayaker?

Confused? Kayaking DELMARVA is our blog title and website. Maryland Kayaker the author. We created our blog while living in Frederick, MD, and thought we’d keep the name, Maryland Kayaker, after moving to Delaware. However, after four years residing in Millsboro, DE in Slower Lower DE (a.k.a. Sussex […]

Messongo Creek and Saxis, VA

Soft shell crabs for lunch harvested right next to our restaurant. A main attraction on a kayaking trip near Saxis, VA. We launched from the Hammock Landing launch on Messongo Creek near Saxis, VA. Saxis (and Guard Shore) WMA surround the area. Silky smooth waters on Messongo Creek […]

Kayak Season 2017

With the temperatures rising, and the winds diminishing, could it be true that kayak season 2017 is about to begin? During 2016 we continued to explore areas close to our new home in Coastal Delaware. While we haven’t written about many of those places our goal in 2017 […]

Expanding Kayak Fleet

Grandchildren and family who want to try kayaking resulted in additions to our kayak fleet this year. An Ocean Kayak Venus 11 Sit On Top and Cascadia Tandem, both from LLBean, joined our Wilderness System Tarpon 160is. Advertised as a woman’s kayak easily loaded onto car racks the […]

Miles Creek

The Choptank River is broad as it passes Cambridge and merges into the Chesapeake Bay around Tilghman Island. North of Cambridge the Choptank narrows and tributaries offer a number of kayaking opportunities. Using Ed White’s book “Exploring Flatwater: Eastern Maryland and Delaware” we chose Miles Creek and King’s […]

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