Florida’s Tropical Fruit – Taste the Tropical Side of Life

It’s hard to miss Robert Moehling, the six-foot tall, Santa-bearded, affable owner of the Robert Is Here fruit stand. Located in Homestead, FL, Moehling has manned this stand for 60 years come November 2, ever since age six when his father stationed him under a hurricane shutter hand-painted with the words “Robert Is Here” in Read More

Good Shucking Fun!

I was six years old when I saw my first oyster. My uncle Brett, who lived in San Diego, wanted to share his love of nature with my brother and me. He got us up at 5:00 a.m. to watch Southern California’s tangerine sunrises and taught us how to climb rocks with only ropes. One day, he Read More

Seaside Trails to Wander On!

Traveling by boat, we’re given the wonderful opportunity to experience destinations up close and personal at a slower pace. The same can be said for bicycling, walking and hiking. These liberating activities allow you to connect with the people and places around you in a more intimate way while also supporting an environmentally friendly, healthy Read More

Jay Fleming Photography: A Photographic Tribute

A photographic tribute to the seafaring champions of the Bay On the Chesapeake Bay, our heroes don’t wear capes or possess superpowers. They shield their heads from the sun with tattered baseball caps and slide their feet into sturdy rubber boots. Cigarettes dangle from pursed lips and are gripped in hands calloused by years of 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

Crab Happy on the Bay: New Dock & Dines

When summer shuffles into the Chesapeake Bay, everybody wants to get crab happy. This culinary bliss comes when you park yourself at a waterfront dock bar and receive a platter piled high with red, hot-steamed crabs. To initiate the ritual, raise a wooden mallet toward the heavens, take a slow sip of a cold brewski 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 – U.S. Destinations

Northeast: Maine to Pennsylvania Block Island, RI “The Bermuda of the North” looks and feels the part, with rolling green contours, crescent beaches, dramatic bluffs, and a collection of quaint shops and restaurants in New Shoreham, the smallest town on the smallest state in the United States. Dock at Champlins Marina, 401-466-7777 Mystic, CT Another 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