Enthusiasts are discovering the bounty of outdoor activities available on the Virginia peninsulas. Here are three escapes to put on your must-do list.
On the Water| Gunkholing, the ultimate social distancing
by Lorraine Eaton In the wake of a weekend sailing cruise gone awry, a list lit up my phone, a riskiness ranking of 37 daily activities during these pandemic times from haircuts to concerts to the safest of all, opening the mail. Obviously, the members of the Texas Medical Association who developed the list weren’t […]
On the Water | Charmed by the allure of sailboat racing
Sailboat racing demands physical agility, smarts and often a double ration of courage. When a “cranky” back forced John from the helm, they immediately went into race management. These days, the McCarthys are key to the Hampton Yacht Club’s Southern Bay Race Week, one of the area’s biggest regattas attracting 100 boats or more. Here, John talks about the allure of racing and this most unusual of racing seasons.
A good fish dish is a grilled fish dish
Columnist Lee Tolliver muses on the virtues of grilling your fresh catch.
On the Water | A farewell to socks
Avid sailor Lorraine Eaton writes about an unusual tradition among the seafaring crowd that marks winter’s end and heralds a new sailing season.
A short interview with Courtney Hampson of Field + Fire
Courtney Hampson is the vice president of marketing for Palmetto Bluff, a conservation-based resort community in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. The 20,000-acre spread is known for its beautiful river views, diverse wildlife and sporting lifestyle.