What’s New with Marinalife

Marina Updates Snag-A-Slip Partners with Swell Advantage Swell Advantage, a highly advanced marina management software, and Snag-A-Slip, a leading boat slip reservation system, announced their new partnership to better service marinas and waterfronts across America and Canada. Together they will provide boaters with a convenient, simple and fully integrated customer service experience. With the recreational Read More

Best Marina Contest 2021 Winners

Among all of Marinalife’s contests and celebrations through the year, one of our most highly anticipated competitions is the Best Marina Contest. Each year, participants cast thousands of votes for top-notch marinas that provide exceptional customer service and hospitality to guests. The winners are chosen by a five-month survey of boaters in the United States Read More

The Best Holiday Boat Parades

If Santa lived in a warmer climate, he’d trade in his sleigh for a boat before you could say “ho, ho, ho” – sorry Rudolph! It’s just that everything is better on the water, and that includes holiday parades. November and December are magical months for boaters, and landlubbers alike, as holiday boat parades light Read More

What’s New with Marinalife

Marina Updates Oasis Marinas Branches into the South Oasis is proud to announce its latest expansion with new properties including Marina at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, SC, Marriott Hutchinson Island Marina in Stuart, FL, and Sea Isle Marina in Miami, FL. To keep up with our growing family, visit oasismarinas.com Plan your Fall Escape Read More

Greta Sommers, Haven Harbour Marina Resorts

Greta Sommers is the Director of Service Operations at Haven Harbour Marina Resorts in Rock Hall, MD. What brought you to this marina? I worked as the dockmaster at Haven Harbour Marina from 2005 to 2007. I left for almost a decade to pursue an opportunity to manage the marina right next door (Osprey Point), Read More

The Seafarers Yacht Club

JUST OVER SPA CREEK drawbridge, where the city of Annapolis connects to its Eastport neighborhood, resides one of the oldest African American yacht clubs on the East Coast. What was once a two- room schoolhouse for African American youth is now home to The Seafarers Yacht Club (SYC), a community-based organization promoting inclusivity through seamanship Read More

Tides Inn and Marina – Irvington, VA

ABOUT THREE HOURS south of Washington, DC, and an hour east of Richmond, Tides Inn & Marina delivers genuine Southern hospitality at an intimate resort in the heart of Virginia’s Northern Neck. The picturesque setting is located along Carter’s Creek where the Rappahannock River flows into the Chesapeake Bay. Just a short walk from the Read More

Smith and Tangier Islands

When you’re at the Bay and see a man in the water pointing a camera at a net full of fish or capturing the moon rise above a rusty historic lighthouse, it’s most likely to be Jay Fleming. His resolute determination to chronicle life on the Chesapeake Bay has yielded an unrivaled collection of heartwarming Read More

Enjoy a Southern Maryland Getaway

Ready to go beyond the places in Maryland that grab the tourists, the headlines, the buzz? Spend a weekend in the quiet southwest corner of the state and explore the earliest beginnings of Maryland from the first colony on St. Clement’s Island to the site of its first capital, St. Mary’s City. Along with fascinating Read More

Summer Boating Camps for Kids

These days, children spend much of their time with eyes glued to a screen or heads buried in electronic devices rather than enjoying childhood through real-life adventures. Even before the pandemic, this 21st century way of life presented uncertainties for a future where society lacks environmental education and appreciation. Luckily for families who live on the water, Read More