Charter Matchmaker

You’ve decided to go on a yacht charter. Congratulations! No doubt it will be an amazing and unforgettable experience. But how do you choose where to go? Today’s charter operations trace a constellation of stunning and unique destinations all over the world. In the end, your pick depends on what you want — relaxation or Read More

Finding Your Swing – Top Golf Courses

You can feed your craving for golf by hitting balls off your boat’s foredeck and into the ocean with no pin in sight. Or, you can plan a birdies-and-bogies dream cruise to some of the world’s top courses — many of which just so happen to be located on luxury resort properties with superb marinas Read More

The Best Bahamas Beach Bars

Discover 10 destinations to wet your whistle under the tropical sun.  With 700 islands and 100,000 miles of shoreline, finding the right seaside watering hole in the Bahamas isn’t always easy. This Caribbean archipelago serves cold brews and rum-infused cocktails at hundreds of places ranging from casual calypso clubs to chic tiki lounges. To help Read More

Southern Hospitality: Top Ten Southern Venues

Last issue, we profiled the top 10 Northern venues that make magical backdrops for a wedding, banquet, reunion or other special event. Now, with cruisers heading south to enjoy cooler autumn temperatures, these Southern event facilities become more attractive than ever. GREYFIELD INN, CUMBERLAND ISLAND, GA. This colonial-style plantation house is the only commercial establishment Read More

Game, Set, Match! Top Tennis Facilties

Like golf, the sport of tennis possesses a country-club tenor that fits hand in glove with the yachting lifestyle. Here are 11 locations where you can serve and volley or simply indulge a love of the game during your travels. International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, R.I. Set in the Newport Casino, a National Historic Read More

Focus On Florida: Florida’s Top 12 Waterfront Restaurants

With thousands of seaside eateries scattered along Florida’s shoreline, finding the right place for you isn’t an easy task. It’s like sifting through all the beautiful seashells on Sanibel Island to pick one that suits your taste. To help narrow down the myriad of options, Marinalife consulted the experts — our readers. In our exclusive Read More

Focus On Florida: Family-Friendly Destinations

Many parents think that family vacations in Florida mean spending blissful days at spectacular beaches or paying a pirate’s ransom for wild rides at Orlando’s colossal theme parks. Every year, millions of visitors follow that vision and have a grand old time. But locals say you don’t have to wear a black cap with mouse Read More

Chesapeake Bay’s Best Crab Decks

Around the Bay, images of the iconic red crustacean appear everywhere— from flags, hats and T-shirts to bumper stickers, menus and refrigerator magnets. Outsiders might wonder about a regional mascot with spindly little legs and oversized claws, but locals see this beloved aquatic creature as a symbol of summertime and a tasty reason for gathering Read More

Top 10 East Coast Northern Beaches

Beaches may not be the first thing that come to mind when daydreaming about northern ports. But you better believe that when temperatures rise and those warm summer breezes start to blow, residents and visitors alike make tracks for sandy Atlantic Ocean curves. These 10 favorites, chosen by our Marinalife readers, provide a contrast to Read More

Top 10 Waterfront Venues on the East Coast

Whether you’re planning a wedding, banquet, reunion or other special event, the right waterfront venue can add a magical touch and inspire a lifetime of memories. When we are out and about scouting new travel destinations, boating hot spots and cruising towns, we always keep an eye out for places that offer great waterfront venues Read More