Travel Destinations – Marathon, Florida

Located in the heart of the Florida Keys only an hour from Key West, Marathon radiates a laid-back “Old Florida” charm. The island took a direct hit from Hurricane Irma in September 2017, and it is remarkable to see how well this community has bounced back. WHERE TO DOCK Faro Blanco Resort & Yacht Club Read More

Harbour Island, Bahamas

At just 3½ miles long, don’t let Harbour Island’s petite size fool you. It’s got big attractions that entice everyone from sports fishermen to movie stars and yacht owners to stay in this sweet getaway destination tucked away among Eleuthera Islands. From the minute guests arrive on the island’s shores, they are enchanted by its Read More

Marco Island, Florida

High-rise buildings stretch skyward along nearly six miles of white sand beach where the sea meets the shore on Marco Island. At the base of these glistening structures, visitors enjoy a wonderland of fine restaurants, world-class golfing, shopping and aquatic adventures. But, a snazzy skyline didn’t always define the largest barrier island on Florida’s southwest coast. Read More

Yacht Charter in the British Virgin Islands

As we flew into St. Thomas Airport in late May to start a week-long yacht charter in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), I was apprehensive but excited. The BVIs are one of my favorite places, and this would be my fifth yacht charter in the area. I had been following the stories of devastation from Read More

The Florida Keys Recovery

Last year when Hurricane Irma rumbled toward Florida’s Keys, the entire world held its breath and said a prayer that the delicate strand of islands would weather the storm. Torrential rain and 130 mph Category 4 winds caused extensive damage to homes, businesses, marinas, infrastructure and natural structures. The initial prognosis looked bleak. Those who Read More

Five Star Chefs

Florida’s culinary scene is sizzling hot right now, and it’s not due to steamy temps in the Sunshine State. Master chefs are migrating to coastal towns challenging food traditions and creating a wave of dishes unique to their region. They’re tapping into centuries-old ethnic influences from the Caribbean, Cuba, Central America, Asia and beyond to Read More

Exclusive Events

Exploring new places and events is a big part of owning or chartering a boat. Calendar these great escapes for sports fans, art lovers and festival goers, then plan your cruise and join the fun. Boston Calling Music Festival Boston, MA May 24-26, 2019 Bean Town’s premier pop-rock fest isn’t all about the music — Read More

St. Petersburg, FL – The Sunshine City

St. Petersburg holds the Guinness world record for the greatest number of sunny days in a row, so it has been nicknamed “The Sunshine City.” Topping out at 768 consecutive days of sun is just one of the many reasons St. Pete is a popular boating destination. Its vibrant downtown on Tampa Bay is host Read More

California’s Channel Islands

The Channel Islands are set apart from the mainland of southern California by the Santa Barbara Channel. Five islands make up the Channel Islands National Park: San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa and Santa Barbara. Each island offers a unique boating experience that includes hiking, diving, kayaking, bird and whale watching, and fishing. When Read More