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

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

Top 10 Football Stadiums on the Water

Tackling 10 of the top waterside football stadiums in America Good field position is critical for controlling a football game and for getting there on time. So, why fight traffic and tailgate on blazing hot asphalt when you can park your boat at the dock, flip burgers on board and then take a leisurely stroll Read More

Top Yacht Clubs – Florida

Tucked along Florida’s 1,350 miles of coastline are private seaside clubs where mariners like to dock their boats and hang their hats. Many sport a friendly neighborhood feel; others rival first-class resorts by giving members a taste of the good life on the high seas. Deluxe amenities seem unlimited with annual regattas for racing fans, Read More