Marina Spotlight – Delegal Creek Marina

Situated on the southern coast of Skidaway Island just outside of Savannah, GA, the cozy atmosphere of Delegal Creek Marina feels like a home away from home. A breathtaking, panoramic view of the marina’s coastal grasslands unfolds before a rustic, two-story lookout tower located in the heart of the docks. The slow-paced countryside and seclusion Read More

Port Personalities – Stan Jones, St. Johns Yacht Harbor

Harbor Master, St. Johns Yacht Harbor, Johns Island, SC What got you involved in the marine industry? I was in the Marine Corps for six years. When I got out, I used my G.I. Bill to go to school and become a dive instructor. I moved to St. Kitts to teach diving for two years Read More

Weekend Warrior – Beaufort, SC to Savannah, GA

Sculpted by the rivers that slowly carve their way to the ocean, the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia claim a unique geography. It’s referred to as the Low Country for the marsh land and river basins that make up the area. The diverse local culture comes from early English, French and Spanish inhabitants, along Read More

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

Wellness on the Water

Marinalife is excited to bring you a new section — Wellness on the Water — which we hope will inspire and motivate you to get out on the water, meet new friends, see new sights and enjoy refreshing and restorative features of aquatic living. This series hopes to show you the connection between water and Read More

Fabulous Forts of the Coastal Southeast

The ports and river inlets of the Eastern Seaboard offer a unique glimpse into the history of exploration, colonialism, independence and the Civil War. Ships planted the American colonies here, and trade by sea propelled the United States into the powerhouse economy of the world by the turn of the 20th century. However, maintaining a Read More

Bonding on the Boat

We were surrounded. On our left, a fishing boat protruded from the dock. From the right, a strong gust of wind shook the American flag on the fly bridge. Tall wooden pilings formed boundaries on either side. Our slip at Pirate’s Cove Marina in Manteo, NC, was narrow and complicated. Using the bow thruster, my 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

Cruising the Great Loop: Chicago, Illinois to Mobile, Alabama

This segment of the Great Loop is a trip through America’s heartland of more than 1,000 miles on the inland rivers. Chicago is the last big city you see until you reach the Gulf of Mexico. Many areas are rather remote, and all but very fast boats will likely have to spend a few nights Read More