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Boston Wine Festival

Boston Wine Festival

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Wine and food lovers should plan to set sail for Boston for the world renowned Boston Wine Festival at the Boston Harbor Hotel. The festival, which was launched in 1989 by Chef Daniel Bruce, is a three-month-long affair that would please even Dionysus — the Greek god of fertility and wine. Bruce, the chef at Boston Harbor Hotel’s […]

Manchester-by-the-Sea

Manchester-by-the-Sea

March 7, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Manchester-by-the-Sea is a picturesque New England seaside village offering visitors a respite from busier Cape Ann destinations like Rockport and Gloucester. Originally settled in 1629, the area spent over 200 years as a working fishing port before evolving into a favored summer getaway for Bostonians in the mid-19th century. Today, visitors enjoy a variety of […]

The Cape Ann Museum Day Tripper

The Cape Ann Museum Day Tripper

February 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  Gloucester, Massachusetts is a working fishing port with a rich history located in the heart of Rocky Cape Ann. Originally settled in the 1600s, today Gloucester boasts a variety of activities from deep sea fishing to antiques and art galleries. The area’s colonial roots have blended with an influx of residents from around the […]

Santa Arrives in Rockport

Santa Arrives in Rockport

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Keep an eye out for Santa if you’re sailing near Rockport on December 5th. That’s when Santa will trade in his reindeer for a lobster boat.  He travels across Sandy Bay en route to Rockport’s T-Wharf. Santa is scheduled to dock at 3:45 pm, just in time for a tree lighting ceremony at Rockport’s Dock […]

Plymouth

Plymouth

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If you have ever wanted to re-trace the arrival of the first Europeans to our shores, then set sail or cruise to Plymouth, Massachusetts. While you can’t land directly on the famous Plymouth Rock, you can get pretty darn close. Brewer Plymouth Marine is located within walking distance of The Rock. In fact, the marina […]

New England Aquarium

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Ocean lovers are attracted to the New England Aquarium’s series of captivating exhibits and an abundance of marine life. While it is not directly accessible by boat, transient slips are available at the Boston Waterboat Marina (617-523-1027) and the Boston Yacht Haven (617-367-5050). The aquarium is located at One Central Wharf in Boston. The aquarium […]

House of the Seven Gables

House of the Seven Gables

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. The House of the Seven Gables overlooks Salem Harbor, making it completely accessible for boaters looking to explore the site made famous by the Nathaniel Hawthorne book of the same name. You can dock your boat at the Brewer Hawthorne Cove Marina, which is located within a five-minute walk of the historic site. Transient […]

Custom House Maritime Museum

Custom House Maritime Museum

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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’ […]

Woods Hole

Woods Hole

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Falmouth, Massachusetts is located at the southeastern corner of Cape Cod. It’s filled with beaches, cedar shingle homes, and summer tourists riding bicycles. While it’s a lovely town, many go to Falmouth specifically to visit Woods Hole, a bustling area filled with shops, restaurants, and bars. It’s also where the ferry leaves to take vacationers […]

Explore Boston By Land and Sea

Explore Boston By Land and Sea

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Boston is one of the great destinations for boaters, providing a diverse range of options for day trips. The city’s many marinas offer the perfect starting point for exploring Boston. There are plenty of marinas to choose from, including The Boston Harbor and Shipyard Marina, Constitution Marina, Boston Waterboat Marina, Boston Yacht Haven, Boston Bay […]

Battleship Cove

Battleship Cove

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

On Mount Hope Bay in Fall River, Massachusetts, lies a collection of preserved United States Navy ships—all part of America’s Fleet Museum at Battleship Cove—the largest collection of historic naval ships in the world. There are five National Historic Landmarks: battleship USS Massachusetts, destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., submarine USS Lionfish, PT boats 617 […]

Old State House Museum

Old State House Museum

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Boston, Massachusetts, is considered to be the home of the American Revolution. With its cobblestone streets, old-fashioned style pubs, and fantastic museums, Boston is like a window into America’s past. The city is very walkable, and you don’t have to go far from the water to have everything you need for a day trip. For […]