Buyboats at their best in Urbanna. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: Century-Old Buyboats Tour Lower Bay

Classic Chesapeake Bay buyboats are few and far between, but used to number in the thousands when they were used as the freighters of the Bay. The surviving boats are traveling Virginia waters all week on a rendezvous to celebrate their history. Cheryl Costello met up with these special boats and their devoted operators at their starting point in Urbanna. Watch below: