On Boats

John Page Williams takes the latest boats for a spin and reports back. On Boats is the second best way to know how your boat will perform on the Chesapeake Bay.

Steiger 28 Miami

Pleasure boating in a commercial strength package

July 9, 2019

Sportsman Masters 267

Boatbuilding must get into some peoples’ blood. By John Page Williams Tommy Hancock and Dale Martin both helped found successful…

June 27, 2019

Evinrude Launches Three New E-Tec G2 Engines

By Joe Evans At a top-secret event in Charleston Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean last month, Evinrude presented three new…

June 24, 2019

Bulls Bay 2200

Carolina Composites delivers a handy bay-style boat at a great price.

May 16, 2019

Weaver 43 Bay-Built

A modern Bay boat for fishing and cruising with family.

May 16, 2019

The Comet

A classic Chesapeake One-design

May 16, 2019

Roundup: Modern Outboards

CBM Takes a look at the outboard options

February 14, 2019

7 Boats To See at the 2018 Annapolis Boat Shows

October is boat-show time here in Annapolis, when dealers and manufacturers pull out all the stops to show off the…

September 13, 2018

The New Ranger R-27

A 300-hp version of the complete traveler.By John Page WilliamsThe outboard-powered R-27 from Ranger Tugs is a new breed. Its…

August 14, 2018

The Seakeeper Revolution

How a Chesapeake-born vision has stabilized the boating experience.By John Page WilliamsSpinning a top is fascinating because the toy’s behavior…

August 2, 2018