Norfolk, VA – Travel Destinations

Everybody who loves boats should spend time in Norfolk, VA. Perched along the Elizabeth River’s shoreline, you witness a dazzling parade of nautical vessels from paddle wheel ferries, private yachts and sailboats to sleek cruise ships and massive Navy destroyers. The dramatic city skyline serves as a gorgeous backdrop for all the maritime activity.  This Read More

What’s New with Marinalife

Marina News and Updates: New Properties under the Oasis Marinas Umbrella The growing marina management company, Oasis Marinas, is pleased to welcome two Baltimore locations to its family of marinas:  Port Covington Marina and Crescent Marina. They join the Oasis Marinas portfolio of 28 marinas across the East Coast with plenty more to come! Suntex Read More

The Iron Itinerary

Nearly 90 museum ships are anchored in ports across the United States, including many of the biggest and best military vessels — battleships, aircraft carriers, submarines, destroyers — some serious iron, as they say. This year’s 75th anniversary of D-Day focused the spotlight on these magnificent warships, many of which saw action in World War Read More

American Rum Tour – Weekend Getaway

The first person to shout, “I need a rumrunner!” was not a vacationer basking in the sun on a tropical island in need of a frothy frozen drink. Rum is an inspiration rooted in a long history in America. From the colonists and settlers, to the pirates and sailors, to prohibition’s illegal rumrunners and now Read More

Good Shucking Fun!

I was six years old when I saw my first oyster. My uncle Brett, who lived in San Diego, wanted to share his love of nature with my brother and me. He got us up at 5:00 a.m. to watch Southern California’s tangerine sunrises and taught us how to climb rocks with only ropes. One day, he Read More

Greenport, NY

The well-protected harbor at Greenport has drawn vessels for centuries. Once a whaling and shipbuilding port, it later became a menhaden fishery and oyster center and eventually offered a haven for tourists. Today, visitors come by land and sea with loyal boaters flocking to this destination during the summer months. Claudio’s, a waterfront landmark, is Read More

Bay Bridge Marina in Kent Island, MD

At the eastern foot of the majestic Bay Bridge on Kent Island, MD, awaits the Bay Bridge Marina. It’s an essential hub of the local waterway and a welcoming epicenter for boaters exploring the Chesapeake region. Whether you’re cruising to Baltimore, Havre de Grace, St. Michaels or Norfolk, this marina is a premier home base Read More