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15 Gift Ideas for a Herrington Harbour Slipholder

Whether you're shopping for your co-captain, crew, or dock neighbor, our gift list will have you sneaking items into the shopping cart for yourself! We've curated a list of 15 gift ideas—and not just for any boater on the Bay—this…

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Christmas Ornament

8 Gift Ideas for Boaters That Aren’t Things

Looking for a gift for a boat enthusiast? Are people asking you what you want for Christmas? The best gifts are ones that create memories and actually get used. This holiday season, if you're looking to get away from the…

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Guide to Choosing a Dinghy for Your Boat

Why Own a Dinghy? Ensuring you remain safe on the water is a prime reason for carrying a dinghy along on your Chesapeake Bay cruises. Having it in tow is one of the best ways to make sure you don’t…

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Aluminum Anodes

Choosing the Right Anode

Zinc or Aluminum? Fewer items on a boat can outweigh the importance of a properly working set of anodes. Anodes have been a hotly debated topic for several years now. Last season, Herrington Harbour began promoting aluminum anodes over the…

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Pool And Marsh

Guide to Waste Free Living

In the past, the United States sourced recycling out to China. However, in 2018 the Chinese government mandated that it would no longer accept recyclable materials from other nations. In response, some states and municipalities began storing their recyclables. However, many others…

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Water Ski

Winter Boat Shows

Boat Shows in the Chesapeake Bay Area Stay in good boating spirits this winter by going to a few boat and fishing shows. You can go home with some new gear and gadgets for the summer boating and fishing season.…

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Why Cruising is a Leisure Activity

Go Out and Explore Cruising the scenic Chesapeake Bay can be inspiring and spiritual. It provides plenty of opportunity to relax and enjoy spectacular sights along the way. Here are a few of the main reasons why so many people…

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Marina Channel

Stress Free Vacation on Your Boat

Planning to Vacation You work hard throughout the year, and you deserve to enjoy a relaxing vacation on your boat. For some people, planning and taking a vacation is more stressful than staying at home. It doesn't have to be…

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Boat Dock

The Benefits of Boat Ownership

Why you Should Buy Some of our slipholders have told us how much they love to be out on the open water. Whether for fishing, sailing, or just feeling the gentle waves help them unwind after a stressful week at…

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Boat Measurement

Why Knot?

Stories Behind the Knot Have you ever investigated the origin of nautical terminology? There are interesting stories behind nautical terms and phrases. Let's take the word "knot", which is a measurement of speed for vessels. Dutchman's Log On land, there are…

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Boat Shrink-wrap

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

What You Need to Know Shrink-wrap, tarps, and canvas are used to protect the majority of boats stored for the winter all across the state of Maryland. Recently, Senator Ed Reilly worked on legislation to help boaters understand the danger…

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Fishing Chesapeake

Local Fishing Crew Wins Big

Fish for a Cure Results It's been a big year for Brian and Stephanie Heller, owners of "Alternating Currents". The season began with their acquisition of a new Weaver 43 that was built right here in Deale, MD. From there…

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Ed And Sue Kelly

Couple Completes Two Great Loops

Eleven Years of Sailing Extreme boating is now second nature to this cruising power couple from Iowa. They've navigated the globe and are the first to complete BOTH the European Great Loop and the American Great Loop. The Kelly's departed…

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Boats On The Bay

How to Buy a Boat

New or Used? Buying a boat for the first time can feel like an intimidating and overwhelming process. Keep reading for some shopping tips to assist you in navigating through the boating market. Doing your homework can prevent you from…

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Boat Lift

How to Schedule Winter Boat Storage

We Make Boating Easy As we begin to prepare for the coming Winter Storage season, I'd like to offer you a few suggestions. Our Winter Work Request forms are available in a variety of ways. From our website you can…

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Fall Boating

Fall Boating on the Chesapeake Bay

Fall is just as beautiful a season as any other on the Chesapeake Bay. In Maryland, the weather is still warm enough to enjoy the outdoors, and the water is always teeming with fish. You can enjoy the Eastern Shore's…

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Tilghman Island Anchorages

Pick Your Spot and Plan Your Adventure Tilghman Island is located on the eastern shore of the upper Chesapeake Bay at the periphery of Maryland's Bay Hundred Peninsula. The island is wedged between Eastern Bay, the Choptank River, and Harris…

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Hart-Miller Island

A State Park Destination by Boat Only Secluded, peaceful, and beautiful, Hart-Miller Island State Park sits where the Middle River meets the Chesapeake Bay near the mouth of Baltimore Harbor. Accessible only by private boat, Hart-Miller makes the perfect boating…

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The Osprey Nest Cam is Now Live

Live From the Osprey Cam At the top of a 50' piling, approximately 450' from the shoreline of Herring Bay, sits an Osprey platform. On Tuesday, February 27th, a crew took to the sky in a 55' hydraulic lift to…

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Holiday Gifts for the Kids

Gifts for Kids By Amy Ford What do you get the child that seemingly has everything? A safe bet is to always go with something electronic. Here are a few cool electronic devices that don't require a monthly service plan.…

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Gifts for Him

Gifts for Him By Amy Ford Why not give the man in your life the gift of health and wellness this year? Better yet, save that for next year, and instead shower him with cool stuff that he’s sure to…

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Cooking on Your Boat – Making It Work

Five Tips for Easier Cooking in the Boat Galley Boating enthusiasts can't wait to get out on the water because the options for fun, relaxation and adventure are practically endless. You might like to do a little cruising through the…

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Boat Fun

What’s a Good Age for Kids to Start Boating?

Something for Kids of Every Age There's no minimum age to begin boating with your kids. In the Chesapeake Bay, you can have successful excursions with children of any age. When boating with toddlers, make the trips short. If you…

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Video: MTS

Electrical and Electronics Specialists Marine Technical Services is a full service marine electronics and electrical systems contractor located at the award winning Herrington North Marina. MTS offers electronics sales, installation, service, repair and warranty work on all brands of…

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Onsite West Marine Store

Popular Gifts for Boaters

No Two Gifts are the Same Buying a great gift for a boater isn't easy -- especially if he/she seems to have everything already. For someone who doesn't spend a lot of time on the water, two potential gifts might look…

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Almost 90 Years on the Chesapeake Bay

The History and Preservation of Iva W The Oyster Buyboat Iva W was built by John Wright of Deltaville, VA for Captain Johnny Ward who was only 26-years old when she was launched in 1929. He named her for his…

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Video: Phipps Boat Works

Watch Quality in Action Phipps Boat Works is a family owned and operated business that has been with Herrington Harbour Marinas for 34-years. Buster Phipps started the business because he believed that he could offer customers unparalleled, quality service and…

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