POTUS Pilgrimage

Over the last 100 years, “getting away from it all” for America’s presidents (POTUS) has involved traveling to the rugged shores of the northeast United States, the sunny climes of Florida or the Pacific coast. Our commanders in chief seek places where they can leave the pressures of the office behind, relax and breathe some Read More

Fernandina Harbor Marina – Taylor Fitzsimmons

Check in with Fernandina Harbor Marina General Manager Taylor Fitzsimmons in Fernandina, FL in this new edition of Port Personality. What brought you to this marina? I’ve been working in the marina business since I was 15, and I’ve been with Oasis since May of 2018. In that time, I have overseen operations of marinas Read More

Cure for Get-There-Itis

The day broke with a dark sky full of clouds and a stiff breeze from the north. Steven and Kristy had been anticipating this day for months, the first long vacation aboard their new boat. They had plenty of weekend outings, but this would be a two-week adventure from their home in Jupiter, FL, to a Read More

Your Boat Wants to Pay You Back

Did you know that every year the demand for boat rentals increases? That’s pretty good news if you own a boat. Because although we love our boats, it’s no secret that we boat owners have chosen one pricey hobby. Or, some might argue that it chose us. Either way, that’s precisely why Sail.me has come Read More

Fishing Spots – We’ve Got Your Six!

WITHOUT A DOUBT, 2020 was a crazy year, and many travel plans have changed or were cancelled due to the pandemic. Traditionally, the winter months signal a desire to explore a new destination, fishing spots, or return to a favorite state, island or country that has a special place in one’s and angling memories. And, Read More

St Augustine, Florida – Discover the Magic

ST AUGUSTINE MAY BE called the “Ancient City” but you’ll find no dull gray here. America’s oldest city is bustling with the vibrant colors, sounds and tastes of a place in its prime. Past is present in the brick-lined streets winding between centuries-old buildings, many with Spanish colonial and Moorish influence. Horse-drawn carriages and hidden courtyards create Read More

Glass Bottom Boats – See Beneath the Waves

“All aboard on the glass bottom boat, it’s the greatest show that was ever afloat. Take a ride on the tide with the guide and see, the way out wonders of the deep blue sea.” Actress Doris Day sang these words in the 1966 MGM film entitled – no surprise – The Glass Bottom Boat. Read More

Florida’s Islands – Marco to Captiva

IT’S A WATER WAY of life on Florida’s Islands on the southwest Paradise Coast. Every beach town has the essentials: brilliant sand, shimmering water and hypnotic allure, and its own unique identity. The mood along the coast shifts with the breeze from sophisticated metro to quirky beachside. Day 1: Naples Marco Island to Naples — 15.7 Read More

Marlin Bay Resort & Marina – Marathon, FL

PLUSH RESIDENCES AND palm tree-lined piers above clear waters are nestled on the Florida Bay at Marlin Bay Resort & Marina. The state-of-the-art facility boasts 74 slips accommodating vessels up to 70 feet, as well as 24 boatlifts for up to 17,000 lbs. If you’re cruising along the Florida Keys, be sure to stay overnight Read More

Underwater Sculpture Gardens

WHEN THE PANDEMIC forced museums and other arts institutions to close, many of us suffered from culture withdrawal and longed for a time when we could gaze at the exquisite works by the likes of Rodin or Michelangelo. While we wait for all our treasured art venues to reopen, Marinalife invites you to visit some rather unusual exhibits Read More