Captain’s Tips – Boat Repair

Long-distance boaters like to say cruising can be defined as working on the boat in exotic locations. Hopefully, it’s more than that, but unexpected breakdowns happen. Even without emergency repairs, if you travel over long distances or time, stopping for regular maintenance during a trip is almost guaranteed. At home, most boaters have favorite service Read More

Best Breweries on the Water

Set a course for these 12 breweries on the water, where you can practically step off your boat and up to the bar. HARPOON BREWERY & BEER HALL Boston, Massachusetts You’ll find this well-known brewery inside an old warehouse in the Seaport District of South Boston. The original Harpoon Ale was crafted here in 1987, Read More

Newburyport, Massachusetts

Known as a city of firsts — America’s first lifesaving station, birthplace of the U.S. Coast Guard and the first American Revolution Tea Party —Newburyport Massachusetts is also the first choice of many boaters cruising north from Boston. After the Great Fire of 1811 claimed the town’s wooden buildings, this historic port became the first Read More

Al Fresco All The Way

The only thing that beats gathering the people you love for a good bash is the chance to have said bash outdoors. Ah, summer … fresh-air parties are one of the things that the Marinalife team loves best about summer! You can do a number of things to ensure that any outside soiree is as Read More

Wentworth by the Sea Marina

Conveniently located between Boston and Portland, just minutes from historic Portsmouth, New Hampshire, cruisers will discover the area’s first-rate full-service resort marina Wentworth by the Sea Marina. The 175-slip facility, complete with protected floating docks, hosts vessels up to 250 feet and offers both a delightful stopover and unbeatable home port for any sized vessel. Read More

Martha’s Vineyard vs. Nantucket

Two seaside towns that embody New England’s quintessential beauty and charm go toe to toe. Who wins in the Martha’s Vineyard vs Nantucket showdown? Beaches Martha’s Vineyard Carved by glaciers millions of years ago, the epic Aquinnah Cliffs line the half-mile stretch of pristine coastline that makes up Moshup Beach – a prime destination for sunning Read More

Cruising Essex, Connecticut to Wickford, Rhode Island

ESSEX CONNECTICUT, is a quintessential New England village located on three bodies of water — the Connecticut River, Middle Cove and North Cove, making it ideal for cruising. Tree-lined Main Street features immaculately restored Colonial- and Federal-era homes that house residents, restaurants and shops. Some of these beautiful structures bear the names of sea captains Read More

What’s New with Marinalife

Marina Updates Hawks Cay Resort in Duck Key, Fla. is now partially reopened after sustaining damage from Hurricane Irma. Guests can enjoy the Angler & Ale restaurant, the Calm Waters Spa, the Coral Cay Activities Center, Dolphin Connection, the Sunset Pool, the Boat Ramp and charter fishing excursions. The marina is expected to reopen in Read More

Vines and Wines of the Northeast

The delicate science of viticulture. The world-renowned art of wine tasting. The serene beauty and memorable experience of a fun day at the vineyard. It is all within your reach when boating the northern waters of the East Coast. Whether you are stocking up your boat for a long cruise, trying out the local vintage Read More