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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 […]

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 […]

Pearl on Wellfleet Harbor

Pearl on Wellfleet Harbor

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  At the outer tip of Cape Cod, Pearl restaurant is nestled beside Wellfleet Harbor. Pearl combines beach-side dining with some of the Cape’s freshest and most creative seafood. It features indoor-outdoor dining on multi-level decks with panoramic views of the entire harbor including the main boat dock, the town pier, Mayo Beach, and Great […]

The Rudder

The Rudder

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

On Massachusetts’ scenic north shore, the Rocky Neck area of Gloucester has been home to a burgeoning artists’ colony for more than 150 years. Located in the heart of Rocky Neck in a historic building, The Rudder offers diners an unhurried meal of fresh seafood and innovative American cuisine. Boaters can dock directly at The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sailing over Frozen Waves

Sailing over Frozen Waves

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Most sailors enjoy spring, summer, and fall days on the water. They see the sights, challenge each other in regattas and club races, and vacation aboard. Yet once winter sets in most sailors — even the die-hards nicknamed “Frostbite Dinghies” — head south or head home. However, there’s a group of committed sailors who don’t […]

Don’t Do What I Did!

Don’t Do What I Did!

April 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

At my favorite summertime retreat, Tolland State Forest in Massachusetts, I can pitch a tent and enjoy nature at its finest. Relaxation abounds, especially at the Otis Reservoir, a pristine body of fresh water that is ideal for swimming, boating, and fishing. One year, our nature-loving group consisted of my husband, our two adult kids […]

Developing Sailors and Expanding Racing at the Oakcliff Sailing Center

Developing Sailors and Expanding Racing at the Oakcliff Sailing Center

July 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. Oakcliff Sailing Center is possibly Oyster Bay’s best kept (local) secret. Internationally, however, it is known as a center for world-class competitive sail racing.-Teams come from Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the Virgin Islands, Denmark, Sweden, and England to take part in regattas. Closer to home, sailors regularly come from New Jersey and Massachusetts […]

Journey to Excitement

Journey to Excitement

April 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. A Review of Karen Bonnet’s Whale Island and the Mysterious Bones  It is the last day of school in Barnstable, Massachusetts.  Katey and Will are embarking on a long-awaited boating trip with their Uncle Hughie. They’ll be cruising on their uncle’s new boat to Green Cave Island in Cape Cod Bay. Instead, when a […]

Boat Quest

Boat Quest

May 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It was a cold February weekend when we arrived in Kennebunkport, Maine. The town looked completely different from the last time we were there, late August, when it was teeming with tourists. Today there were only a few people scurrying around town, mostly trying to stay warm.