Best Marina Contest 2017

We are proud to announce the winners of Marinalife’s 8th Annual Best Marina Contest. Thousands of votes poured in for marinas that offer superb customer service and hospitality to all boaters. Thank you to marinas and boaters nationwide for participating in this year’s contest. Look for the 2018 Best Marina Contest announcement coming this spring. Read More

Marina Casa de Campo

Set along the Chavon River where it meets the Caribbean Sea — and with convenient access by sea to both Florida and the Bahamas — Marina Casa de Campo is Dominican Republic’s premier marina. This stand-out facility has the capacity to host vessels up to 250 feet and has a total of 370 slips, all Read More

New York City vs. Miami Beach

Two bustling cities full of culture, cuisine and endless entertainment duke it out. Architecture New York City One World Trade Center has already emerged as an NYC Landmark with prismatic glass and kaleidoscope-like refractions. Nearby also visit the Oculus, the highly anticipated transportation hub designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Miami Beach Home to the Read More

Burnt Store Marina

Burnt Store Marina, located on picturesque Charlotte Harbor in Punta Gorda, Fla., is the largest marina on that state’s southwest coast. Just 10 miles to the Gulf of Mexico, Burnt Store Marina is one of the area’s best-kept secrets, offering direct access to some of Florida’s most desirable boating destinations. With 525 deep-water wet slips Read More

What’s New With Shipwright Harbor Marina and Shelter Bay Marina

Marina Updates Shipwright Harbor Marina in Deale, Maryland is now owned and operated by Herrington Harbour Marinas and has already begun initial improvements. Located on the Western Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, Shipwright features 250 deepwater slips along with haul-out and storage facilities. Overlooking Anna Maria Sound, One Particular Harbor Marina in Bradenton, Florida has Read More

Marina Spotlight: Marina Jack

Beautiful Sarasota Bay is home to one of Southwest Florida’s premier marinas and hospitality hubs: Marina Jack. With 316 wet slips accommodating vessels up to 175 feet, Marina Jack stands as the only full-service and full-amenity marina in vibrant Sarasota. With unobstructed entry to the Gulf of Mexico and direct access to mile marker 8 Read More

What’s New Fall 2017

Saunders Yachtworks in Gulf Shores, Ala., and Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, Costa Rica have formed a strategic alliance that will allow the two full-service yacht yards to provide enhanced service support to their overlapping customer bases. For Saunders, the affiliation offers expanded sales and service into Central America, while the Yacht Yard at Marina Pez Vela will Read More

Marina Spotlight: Puerto del Rey Marina

Situated on the eastern edge of Puerto Rico in a beautiful and naturally protected bay lies the Caribbean’s largest marina, Puerto del Rey. Equipped with 987 slips — including 30 superyacht berths — and a broad range of services and amenities, Puerto del Rey makes for the optimal port from which to begin your next Read More

What’s New at Hawks Cay Resort and Harbor East Marina

Hawks Cay Resort’s newest restaurant, Angler and Ale, is now open at the marina in Duck Key, Florida. Already the favorite hangout for locals who love to gather on the expansive deck for dinner and drinks. Let the onsite chef prepare your catch while you swap fishing stories. The island-inspired menu is outstanding and Captain’s Hour Read More

Interview with the GM of MarineMax at Chelsea Piers, New York

What made you choose a career in the marine industry? I originally grew up on the Chesapeake Bay in Chesapeake City, Md., and my family always had a boat. I was also a professional water skier and stunt man in California, Florida and New Jersey until my body couldn’t take it anymore. What is your Read More