Paddlers ready to begin the race in Havre de Grace. Photo: Pat Venturino Photography

VIDEO: Bay Paddle Underway with 100+ Paddlers

Last year, Chris Hopkinson became the first known person to travel the length of the Chesapeake Bay on a stand-up paddleboard. It was such a powerful experience that he created a relay event for others who want to paddle a portion of the Bay. The 215-mile journey is over halfway through, after a spirited sendoff from Havre de Grace, a dock party in Kent Narrows, and a lot of miles in the water, the teams are going strong. Cheryl Costello follows the mission of the Bay Paddle. Watch below: