Beautiful Places for the Body & Soul

Florida’s stunning seasides elevate yoga, tai chi & wellness workouts Imagine stretching into an upward dog or crescent lunge position on your yoga mat, and instead of staring at a video screen or TV, you watch the sun rise over a beachfront park, 19th century lighthouse or a tropical garden. These are just a few Read More

Florida’s Top 10 Eco-Tourism Destinations

Tourists aren’t always kind to Mother Nature, but when you visit these Florida eco-tourism destinations, you can explore nature in its prime. They come to her spectacular places eager to be awed but often leave behind trails of trash, squander her resources and snag mementos that should be left undisturbed. Fortunately, conservationists are educating, building 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

Best Summer Reads: Seaworthy Edition

In a corner of the Marina Cafe in Boynton Beach, FL, where I live, a giant bookshelf is filled with mysteries, adventure novels, biographies and much more. Overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and a busy charter fishing dock, boaters borrow books and donate them daily. Owner Scott McKay opened the café last year to create a Read More

Summer Thrills by the Seashore: Amusement Parks

There’s almost no limit to the fun you can have on a boat, but it’s really hard to fit a rollercoaster in the cockpit. If you’re looking for summer thrills by the seashore, meet 11 amusement parks that will have your crew screaming with excitement all summer long. Palace Playland Old Orchard Beach, ME New Read More

Boaters’ Bucket List – 22 Experiences & Activities

1. Charter a boat Charter a boat to an exotic destination and rendezvous with other boaters to share the adventure. Pick a place that everyone has dreamed about but never had the chance to see. 2. Cruise the Great Loop Circumnavigate the eastern United States. It’s a great way to see the country from a Read More

Witness Spring’s Elegant Arrival at Coastal Mansions and their Gardens

The signs of spring are all around, and warmer days are coaxing budding beauties out of their winter slumber. Brave little crocuses and cheerful daffodils lead the charge as the first to push through soggy soil and melting snow. Before long, landscapes will awaken with colorful displays and sweet aromas of the new season. Whether Read More

Songs for Summer- Waterfront Concert Venues

A good soundtrack is a staple of the boating life. With everyone from Elton John and KISS to the neighborhood Jimmy Buffett tribute band gearing up to play, now is the time to purchase your tickets and plan a cruise to one of these 14 venues, big and small, where music for every taste takes Read More

Nauti Shopper – Singing in the Rain, Staying Dry this Spring

This issue’s Nauti Shopper is all about keeping you dry during the rainy season! Check out the best brands and gear for protecting you and your crew during a light rain shower or heavy seas. GILL MARINE Since 1975, the British brand Gill Marine has manufactured waterproof, comfortable and weather-resistant clothing for professional, competitive and 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