Cruising Itinerary – Panama

THE OSPREY EYE VIEW Panama’s Caribbean coastline is like a box of chocolates for the sea gypsy soul. On the eastern end lie the San Blas Islands that are miraculously untouched by industrial-level tourism. There you find hundreds of postcard-perfect islands inhabited by the Guna Indians, whose exotic clothing and world-renowned molas will dazzle you. In the Read More

The Comeback Story – Puerto Rico

A few months before Hurricane Maria struck, my family vacationed in Puerto Rico. After making several trips to this delightful destination over the years, I knew the island offered plenty of activities to engage and amaze my two teen boys. Our Puerto Rican adventure was glorious. We strolled Old San Juan’s busy streets devouring fresh Read More

Marinalife’s Top Diving Destinations

Explore Marinalife’s Favorite Diving Destinations To truly discover a destination, you must look below the surface — sometimes literally. Here are 10 top boat-and-dive sites with unforgettable underwater views. DEERFIELD BEACH Deerfield Beach, FL You might not find a better place to drift dive than along this beginner-friendly section of the Southeast Florida Reef Tract, Read More

Wellness on the Water Part 2

Marinalife is excited to bring you Part 2 of our “Wellness on the Water series,” 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 shows the connection between water and wellness, proves the boating experience Read More

MLB Grapefruit League – Florida

What began in the early 1900s as a way to jump-start the spring tourism economies of Florida communities has grown into a baseball tradition. Affectionately called the Grapefruit League, 15 Major League Baseball teams head south each winter, bringing the sport’s best players to intimate stadiums, where fans get close to the action and share Read More

Best of Lists – Best Beach Boutiques

Docking in different destinations presents the perfect opportunity for one of life’s greatest pleasures — shopping. In South Florida, the Bahamas and the Caribbean, the boutique vibe is a mix of tropical meets trendy, laid-back meets luxury and cosmopolitan meets bohemian. Here are some of our favorite places to shop: SOUTH FLORIDA & THE KEYS Read More

Predators in Peril – Shark Preservation

A young man playing in the surf off a Cape Cod beach is suddenly attacked and killed by a shark, most likely a great white. This national headline was enough to send chills down the spine of anyone contemplating a trip to the ocean, let alone actually swimming in it But is it really that Read More

Take a Caribbean Cocktail Cruise

Where Rum Is the Main Attraction Whether you enjoy the delicate taste of silver rum mixed with tropical juices in a smiling tiki glass or prefer the robust flavors of aged rum sipped neat in a tumbler, the islands deliver whatever your lips desire. As the birthplace of this divine elixir, the Caribbean is a Read More

Weekend Warrior – Los Angeles to Ensenada, Mexico

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA is a destination, a lifestyle and a state of mind. SoCal weather is pretty amiable, which affords a year-round boating season with enjoyable coastal cruising. LOS ANGELES The best way to explore the City of Angels is to start at the water and head for the hills. Santa Monica, L.A.’s beach community, jumpstarts the Los Read More

Cruising with Members – Charter French Canals

A BURGUNDY SIPPING TOUR SPICED WITH MEDIEVAL DELIGHTS Life slows to a delightfully relaxed pace on a yacht in the French canals. In the heart of the Burgundy Valley, we chartered a 38-foot boat to tour the Route des Grands Crus, the wine-rich region of France. Spending a week navigating through centuries-old canals and manually Read More