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Up and Away!

Up and Away!

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. Are you a person who is never bored on the water because you’re happy to grab a board and go wakeboarding, surfing, paddleboarding, or flyboarding? Then chances are you’ll take to hoverboarding as well — it’s something out of the future to experience now. Hoverboarding is a newer watersport than flyboarding, but it’s catching […]

Lightner Museum

Lightner Museum

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Situated in the historic beautiful town of St. Augustine is the non-profit Lightner Museum, located in the former elegant Alcazar Hotel built in 1888 by Mr. Henry Morrison Flagler. With thousands of restored and preserved items to see, you can have a memorable trip by boat with your fellow passengers. Lightner Museum is located near […]

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Bay Area Discovery Museum

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The backdrop of your view is the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge. Right next to it is a cute Museum for kid’s age six months to eight years. Do your kids get bored while onboard? If so, take them to the museum for a day trip! You can boat right on over to the guest dock […]

A Fresh Look at Long Island

A Fresh Look at Long Island

March 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. Growing up in a small town in Georgia, Marli Ross didn’t dream of visiting Long Island on a millionaire’s private yacht. Yet that’s what she accomplished last summer. Ross grew up with a keen sense of adventure and the water. “You could always find me near the water. I used to go wakeboarding and […]

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Bay Area Discovery Museum

February 12, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The backdrop of your view is the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge. Right next to it is a cute Museum for kid’s age six months to eight years. Do your kids get bored while onboard? If so, take them to the museum for a day trip! You can boat right on over to the guest dock […]

Canalfront Park Marina

Canalfront Park Marina

February 12, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  If you are looking for a relaxed day trip for your family and friends, head on over by your boat to Canalfront Park Marina.  The park features a 19-boat slip marina and transient space you can reserve; be sure to call 302-644-1869. As you walk through the park, you will see beautiful plants and […]

Atlantic City Aquarium

Atlantic City Aquarium

February 12, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Nothing says “fun day” quite like visiting the Atlantic City Aquarium and seeing your marine life friends. Make the day even better by going there by boat! Transient slips are available at the historic Gardner’s Basin; call 609-348-2880 for reservations. The exhibits feature many different species ranging from eels, blowfish, sharks, jellyfish, horseshoe crabs, stingrays […]

Raising Money, Lowering Temperatures!

Raising Money, Lowering Temperatures!

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. While most of us bundle up against the cold, many intrepid people run into the water to raise money for exceptional causes. Polar bear-type plunge fundraisers take place all over the country. On Long Island, organizations that benefit include the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Special Olympics (the term Polar Plunge is a registered trademark of […]

Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If you like history, one place you can visit with your friends and family by boat is the Roanoke Island Festival Park. With plenty to do and see, Roanoke Island is historic. The park and center are located on 25 acres of land, and are a short walk from the Manteo Waterfront Marina, which has […]

Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium

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Visit the largest aquarium in Vancouver, Canada, that has over 50,000 unique creatures. This non-profit organization has been open since June 15, 1956 and has had over 35 million visitors since they opened their doors. Promising to engage, amaze, and inspire the community, every visit will not be the same. Make your visit even more […]

Harbor History Museum

Harbor History Museum

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In the beautiful city of Gig Harbor, Washington, is a museum dedicated to preserving and showcasing the history of the harbor’s peninsula and its artifacts. When a history club was started by the members of the American Association of University Women in 1964, the community got together to share photographs and other memorabilia. It wasn’t […]

Maritime Museum of San Diego

Maritime Museum of San Diego

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Being the home to one of the world’s most historical ships, Star of India (1863), the Maritime Museum of San Diego has been educating visitors (220,000 annual attendance) about the Pacific maritime history for many years. Founded in 1948, the museum has hosted ten beautifully designed ships including the 1968 US Navy submarine USS Dolphin, […]

Sea World San Diego

Sea World San Diego

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The ultimate boating experience with your family is a trip to Sea World in San Diego. With many shows, rides, exhibits, and animal interactions your day will be filled with plenty to do and see. It is a place for all ages, and anyone who enjoys seeing marine life up close and personal. Exhibits feature […]

Petco Park

Petco Park

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If you love boating and baseball, you are in luck because you can have both in one day! Skip the car ride to Petco Park and go there by boat! As you head over to San Diego Bay, you will pass the New Point Loma Lighthouse and the Naval Center. With transient slips available at […]

Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium

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Opened in 1955, the Miami Seaquarium is one of the oldest marine life parks in the United States. The 28-acre facility features live shows, exhibits, and animal interactions for all ages, making it a great place for boating families to visit. Seaquarium is in the northern part of Biscayne Bay. Although the park is not […]

Jungle Island

Jungle Island

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. It’s not a typical park. In roughly 22 acres, boaters visiting Jungle Island will find everything from penguins and parrots to tigers, spotted leopards, and orangutans – right in the heart of Miami. Docking is available at the nearby Miami Yacht Club. Jungle Island has a long history. First opened in 1936 by Franz […]

Explore Biscayne National Park

Explore Biscayne National Park

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. A fun-filled day packed with water-based activities awaits you at Biscayne National Park. It extends across Biscayne Bay, with most of its 173,000 acres covered by water. This makes it easier for you to enjoy everything the park has to offer, especially since most of the activities are only accessible by boat. Plan your […]

The Heat Is On!

The Heat Is On!

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating to AmericanAirlines Arena to take in a Miami Heat home game is easy from either the north or south area of Miami. Avoid the usual traffic and parking hassles by berthing at the Miamarina at Bayside, which offers transient slips by the day (make a reservation at 305-960-5180 or the marina monitors VHF channels […]

Peanut Island

Peanut Island

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.   Peanut Island is a man made island in Port of Palm Beach formed in 1918 by the dredging of Lake Worth Inlet. It’s also a boater’s paradise. The county park offers several activities such as swimming, hiking, kayaking, and snorkeling that make it a great spot for boaters to frequent throughout the year. […]

Harbourside Place

Harbourside Place

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. Just around the corner from Jupiter Inlet is Harbourside Place, where you can spend a day shopping, dining, appreciating nature, and seeing free concerts. Harbourside Place Marina offers docking at public slips available from 8:00 am to midnight. Dining choices abound whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack or a delicious meal, […]

SunFest

SunFest

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. Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival, SunFest, takes place in downtown West Palm Beach from April 29 through May 3. Music plays all day long and there’s so much for everyone in the family to enjoy. Boaters have fun and avoid the traffic hassles connected with the event, which attracts over 175,000 attendees […]

Learn the History of Palm Beach County

Learn the History of Palm Beach County

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You can learn more about local history by cruising over to the Historical Society of Palm Beach County (HSPBC). Dock your boat for the day at the nearby Palm Beach Harbor Marina and then walk up Third Street two blocks to North Dixie Highway. There you’ll find the non-profit historical society and its museum’s exhibits […]

Jacksonville Landing

Jacksonville Landing

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Cruise on down the St. Johns River with your boat to the Jacksonville Landing to enjoy a fun-filled day of entertainment, shopping and dining. With a multitude of places to eat, you can opt to grab fast food, or decide to sit down at one of the full service restaurants. Plenty of full service restaurants, […]

Spooky Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Spooky Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

In October, Halloween is on our mind, and what could be more fun than listening to spooky ghost stories? The Alexandria’s Ghost and Graveyard Tour is a 33-year-old event that will spook you out in no time as you’re guided by lantern through the beautiful streets of Old Town at night. You’ll be enthralled listening […]

Cobham Bay

Cobham Bay

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Finding places to anchor for a day can be quite the topic of conversation between boaters. To have a fun day out on the water, head on over to Cobham Bay just off the James River. As a place where most locals go to, the fun of dropping an anchor and taking the dinghy around […]

Virginia Air & Space Center

Virginia Air & Space Center

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Taking your boat to the Virginia Air & Space Center transforms a fun day of entertainment and education into an all-out adventure. The Virginia Air & Space Center is the visitor center for NASA Langley Research Center and Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia. Boat slips are available close by at the Crowne […]

Custom House Maritime Museum

Custom House Maritime Museum

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Whether you are a local or a visitor, learning the history of Newburyport can be exciting. The port which connected sailors to the world has come a long way since it first was established. Visiting Custom House Maritime Museum by boat gives you the opportunity to see and learn about Newburyport. Transient space is available […]

The Whydah Pirate Museum

The Whydah Pirate Museum

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Back in 1717, a British pirate ship named the Whydah was wrecked in a storm off the coast of Cape Cod.  The captain of the Whydah, “Black Sam” Bellamy, could not wait to return home to see his love, Maria Hallett.  He was navigating the ship with a crew of 144 men and a pirates’ […]

Pace’s Dockside

Pace’s Dockside

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  For many boaters, a nice day includes clear skies, calm waters, and a delicious meal. One North Fork restaurant that fits boaters’ criteria is Pace’s Dockside at Strong’s Waterclub & Marina in Mattituck. This establishment offers boaters the opportunity to enjoy the scenic East End as well as a mouthwatering menu. While Pace’s Dockside […]

The Yacht Guru’s Bible

The Yacht Guru’s Bible

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

You love the water and being out on a boat, so have you ever wondered what it would be like to work on a motor yacht? Do you imagine yourself living and working aboard a beautifully designed yacht that can take you to places around the world you’ve dreamed of visiting? Alene Keenan has cruised […]

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