Gwynn’s Island boat builder Gilbert Klingel is featured in the April 2021 issue of Chesapeake Bay Magazine

Gilbert Klingel ospreys
Gilbert shares some play time with with ospreys in a low nest. Photograph by A. Aubrey Bodine – © Jennifer B. Bodine – Courtesy of aaubrybodine.com

“In 1951, several nature writers were captivating readers with books that would endure for generations. Rachel Carson opened our eyes to the oceans’ wonders. Thor Heyerdahl thrilled us with his tale of South Seas bravery aboard a log raft. And Gilbert Klingel, a lesser known but no less knowledgeable author, took us where no one else had gone before and lived to tell of it: to the bottom of Chesapeake Bay…”

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