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Hide details for [<a href='/kayak/kayak.nsf/0/75725F41C633A43385256A640052D429'>Sea Kayak Chesapeake Bay</a>] - A resource for Sea Kayak Chesapeake Bay - A resource for individuals and groups interested in sea kayaking with a focus on the Chesapeake Bay.
Show details for [<a href='/kayak/kayak.nsf/0/22AA9E20E30450F685256B4600563764' Title='Click to open this page'>01 - A Tour aro01 - A Tour around the Chesapeake Bay - The Bay is often divided into three regions, the Upper Bay, from the Susquehanna River and the Flats to the Bay Bridge, the Middle Bay from the Bay Bridge to the mouth of the Potomac, and the Lower Bay, from the Potomac to the Atlantic Ocean. Each has its own unique character.
Show details for [<a href='/kayak/kayak.nsf/0/F94D0096D965962B85256A64005348E8' Title='Click to open this page'>02 - Basics</a>02 - Basics - Just getting started? Here are some basics.
Show details for [<a href='/kayak/kayak.nsf/0/88A183DF514D13E885256A6400537482' Title='Click to open this page'>03 - Intermedia03 - Intermediate Topics - Of interest to those with intermediate levels of kayak skills
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Show details for [<a href='/kayak/kayak.nsf/0/04DC31678F40A57885256B0F00042820' Title='Click to open this page'>06 - Safety</a>06 - Safety - Kayaks are generally safe but present varied potential dangers. Use of the 6Ps of kayak safety - Planning, Partner, PFD, Preparation, Practice and Patience - can lessen these objective dangers.
Show details for [<a href='/kayak/kayak.nsf/0/1DAABEEFABB5BCB285256A92005CAA39' Title='Click to open this page'>08 - Kayak Trip08 - Kayak Trip Reports - Reports on sea kayak trips, including descriptions, pictures and resources.
Show details for [<a href='/kayak/kayak.nsf/0/FDCEAAB00565B94C85256AB200533831' Title='Click to open this page'>09 - Training t09 - Training topics for instructors - Training topics for those interested in teaching kayaking to others.
Show details for [<a href='/kayak/kayak.nsf/0/5BAE669EE91BCC5985256A9D0068D92D' Title='Click to open this page'>10 - Miscellane10 - Miscellaneous Topics - Miscellaneous information of use or interest to kayakers
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Hide details for [<a href='/kayak/kayak.nsf/0/D1DB06394DEE970985256B73004CE781' Title='Click to open this page'>12 - History of12 - History of the Chesapeake Bay - The Chesapeake Bay was an important region in the European settlement of North America and the early development of the United States of America
Annapolis Tea Party - The burning of the Peggy Stewart and the ruin of Anthony Stewart - Tensions caused by English demands for taxes through the Stamp Act flared into outright mob violence when the brigantine Peggy Stewart brought a cargo of boycotted tea into Annapolis.
Attack on St. Michaels - During the second British raid in the Chesapeake in 1813, St. Michaels was attacked by the HMS Conflict and successfully defended by local militia and a clever ruse.
Attack on Washington - As part of the War on the Chesapeake during the "Second War for Independence", the British sought to draw away the American attack on it's Canadian colony with a blockade of the Chesapeake and raids on major towns and cities. Realizing the poor preparation and weak defense of the nation's capital, the British attacked and burned many of the public buildings of the infant capital.
Battle of Baltimore, Battle of North Point and the Battle of Fort McHenry - During the War of 1812, Baltimore was attacked by land and sea by British forces fresh from victory in Washington, D.C. The successful defense of Baltimore in essence ended America's second war of independence from Great Britain.
Captain John Smith - Captain John Smith whose adventurous life garnered him an important, if controversial place in the history of Maryland, created a map of the Chesapeake Bay that was used for well over 250 years.
Captain John Smith - Voyage of Discovery on the Chesapeake - 1608/2007 - Four Hundred Year Project - A 400 year re-enactment of John's Smiths voyage of discovery on the Chesapeake will begin May 12, 2007. Retracing the route of Smith's voyages, the authentic shallop, a small shallow draft vessel, will visit many sites as it is rowed and sailed the 222 mile length of the Bay.
Cockburn's Terror - British fleet attacks Upper Chesapeake Bay - In the spring of 1813, Admiral Cockburn commanding the British fleet in the Chesapeake Bay, led a series of raids to the Upper Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland and the Calvert family Lords Baltimore - Maryland was a uniquely chartered proprietarty colony established in 1634 and ruled by the Calvert family until the Maryland Revolution of 1689 overthrew them and Maryland became a royal colony.
Rebellion in Maryland - The Story of William Claiborne - William Claiborne fought to protect his interests on Kent Island in the heart of the new maryland grant to Catholic Lord Baltimore. When appeals to the English authorities failed, he invaded Maryland and took over the colony for a period of years.
The Chesapeake Affair of 1807 - In 1807 the British ship HMS Leopard demanded to board the U.S. frigate Chesapeake and muster her crew to search for deserters. Refusing this affront to American independence and the rights of its citizen, the Chesapeake was attacked. The British removed four sailors, three of whom were American citizens.
Unique Craft of the Chesapeake - Many Maryland residents made their living from the bountiful waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Many different types of work boats harvested of the oysters, clams and crabs of its waters. Still others brought that catch to market and return to the rural water communities with manufactured goods from the city.
Voyage of the Ark and The Dove - Narrative of a Voyage to Maryland, 1633-34 by Father Andrew White, S.J. who came with the Ark and the Dove
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Show details for [<a href='/kayak/kayak.nsf/0/D263A2A4293F702D85256DE9008200D5' Title='Click to open this page'>14 - Land adven14 - Land adventures - Even gonzo kayakers get out and stretch their legs now and then. This section contains some of our land based adventures.

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