Unwritten Rules of the Water

You learn boating rules and regulations in boat training courses. That’s where they teach you how to keep people and boats safe while on the water. What you won’t learn in one of those courses are the hallowed and steadfast unwritten rules of the water – the unyielding, established norms. These unwritten rules dictate how Read More

Outdoor Sculpture Parks & Gardens of New England

Newborn buds peak through warm soil to replenish the earth with greenery. New life emerges as the season turns. It’s finally spring, and the sun’s rays linger as the days grow longer. As we step out into the world from winter hibernation, we are reminded of life’s simple pleasures — colorful perennials, lush green forests, Read More

Boat Interior – Spruce It Up

MARINE UPHOLSTERY SUNBRELLA Horizon Marine Vinyl This company is charting new waters and redefining the boating experience with the brand’s first marine vinyl, Sunbrella Horizon. Spruce up your boat interior with this revolutionary marine upholstery textile features a warranty against microbial pinking, to which its proprietary topcoat has a powerful resistance. Sunbrella Horizon is designed Read More

POTUS Pilgrimage

Over the last 100 years, “getting away from it all” for America’s presidents (POTUS) has involved traveling to the rugged shores of the northeast United States, the sunny climes of Florida or the Pacific coast. Our commanders in chief seek places where they can leave the pressures of the office behind, relax and breathe some Read More

Giving Back – America’s Boat Builders & Marine Suppliers

Think of pleasure boating, and the images of happy couples cruising the seas in sleek craft come to mind. Yet behind this carefree concept, the recreational boating industry has a long and often unsung history of giving back to communities and charities. Case in point, in the 1940s General Dwight Eisenhower requested Nautique to perform Read More

Cruising Dream – Turn It Into Reality

Truthfully, I wasn’t always confident that my full-time cruising dream would ever become a reality. I was petrified of failure but thirsted for a lifestyle I knew existed outside my orbit. Taken as a whole, the detailed legwork, crucial boating skills and financial commitment necessary for success seemed unsurmountable for a rookie sailor like myself. Read More

Your Boat Wants to Pay You Back

Did you know that every year the demand for boat rentals increases? That’s pretty good news if you own a boat. Because although we love our boats, it’s no secret that we boat owners have chosen one pricey hobby. Or, some might argue that it chose us. Either way, that’s precisely why Sail.me has come Read More

Top 2021 Family-Friendly Boating Activities

We love our boats! They give us, and our families, so much enjoyment and pleasure. But, after a few seasons of cruising across the bay, fishing, or swimming we can find ourselves in a rut – especially young crew members. The next time things get a bit boring onboard, try some of these family-friendly activities Read More

Popular Boating Accessories for 2021

Looking for the coolest new boating accessories for 2021? Us too! We’re always on the lookout for what’s new, what’s cool and what’s just plain fun. We’ve put together a list of our favorite boat gadgets and other cool boat stuff guaranteed to make your dockmates green with envy. While some are practical, others are Read More

Caribbean Travel during COVID Guide

The sun, sand and sea that draw visitors to Caribbean travel hasn’t changed due to the COVID-19 virus. What is different, like the rest of the world during this pandemic, is a new normal way of going about life for residents and visitors alike, such as mandatory face masks, social distancing and requirements for testing before, Read More