CRAB Kids Camp Makes USA Today

In an article by USA Today about police activity across the nation, CRAB’s very own Kid Camp was highlighted as positive community relations work. “Come sail away with me A few Maryland officers are working hard to show kids that cops are there to protect not marginalize. Fifteen students in a state sailing camp run by Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) — a group […]


Kids Camps Great Success

This past weekend CRAB held its second kids camp for the year in collaboration with the Anne Arundel County Police and the Annapolis City Police. The camps were attended by a total of 30 kids and 12 officers who sailed together to strengthen relations and create a positive image between the two. The camp was […]

2017 CRAB Cup

Below is the article written by Annapolis Yacht Club for the 2017 CRAB Cup Regatta. Original article here. A highlight on the annual regatta calendar for AYC Race Committee and staff is the CRAB Cup, which has been hosted at the Club since its inception in 1999. This year, the regatta was comprised of six […]


Brad LaTour

Brad was introduced to CRAB in 2003 when his good friend suffered a life altering accident leaving him paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair. CRAB proved to be a life-line, allowing Brad to act as the able bodied sailor supporting his friend in the Don Backe Memorial CRAB Cup Regatta.

Recovering Warrior Sailing Regatta

The 7th Recovering Warrior Sailing Regatta was held on Saturday, April 30th in our nation’s “Sailing Capital,” Annapolis, Maryland.  The regatta is sponsored by the Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating, the National Sailing Hall of Fame, The Connected Warrior Foundation, Warrior Events, and The Valhalla Sailing Project with support from the US Naval Academy.  After everyone […]

CRAB Announces Selection of New Executive Director

For Immediate Release – 4/29/2016 contact: Paul Bollinger 410-266-5722 After a nationwide search, the Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) Board of Directors voted unanimously to select Paul “Bo” Bollinger as CRAB’s new Executive Director. In announcing the selection, CRAB President Brian Jamieson commented, “We have very ambitious goals for CRAB and the Board wanted someone […]

Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta – September 12, 2015

The 6th Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta (WWSR) was held on Saturday, September 12th in our nation’s “Sailing Capital,” Annapolis, Maryland at the National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) dock with sailboats provided by the Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) and wounded warriors coming from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, The Connected Warrior Foundation, and […]