Jody’s Log

Chesapeake Bay Magazine Cruising Editor Jody Argo Schroath takes you along, as she goes up and down bays, rivers and creeks in search of adventure and stories.

Jody’s Picks

Our cruising editor's 2019 picks for Best of the Bay

November 14, 2019


How to Buckle Your Swash

October 24, 2019

Pots and Pan-Pans

Wherein the author learns something about emergencies without having one.

July 1, 2019

For the Love of St Michaels…

…go somewhere else.

April 23, 2019

Chesapeake Storm Holes

A guide to the best and fastest places to get off the Bay when you need to do it right…

March 4, 2019

Capt. Jody’s Guide to Boat Etiquette

By Jody Argo Schroath Artistic Asides from Jan Adkins All right, class, everyone sitting up straight, feet flat on the…

August 14, 2018

The Little Choptank Doesn’t Like Me

Story and photos by Jody Argo SchroathFlies! Fog! Shoals! A decade of bad luck with one of the Bay’s handiest tributaries…

July 6, 2018

Good Enough & Soup to “Nuts!”

Wherein the author gives you two good-enough storm anchorages and demonstrates how not to use leftoversBy Jody Argo SchroathI’m not…

March 8, 2018

You’ll Want to See This: PART II

Prepare for a busy city, a charming town and an unfortunate anchorage.

February 28, 2018

You’ll Want to See This: PART I

Come along on Part One of Moment of Zen’s Potomac River cruise. There will be ghosts & the threat of…

December 20, 2017