The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), referred to as the “Ditch,” is the most common and popular route for boaters cruising from the Chesapeake Bay to Florida. Officially the AICW starts in Norfolk, VA and ends in Key West, FL.
A system of waterways that encompasses the eastern portion of the United States and part of Canada. Completing the “Loop” is one of the biggest challenges for a boater and can take at least 6 months from start to finish.
Centered around the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the US, boaters are exposed to a range of cruising destinations from large cities like Baltimore, MD to quaint towns like Oxford, MD.
The cruising grounds from New Jersey to Maine, including the Long Island Sound, offers a multitude of marina destinations to choose from, guaranteeing that boaters will never be bored.
Bahamas / Caribbean
The Bahamas and Caribbean are popular destinations for boat owners who want to take their own vessel or charter a boat from one of the many convenient locations in this region.
This region encompasses the state of Florida - both the east and west coast including the Panhandle. This year- round cruising ground is full of exciting cruising options.
West Coast cruisers are drawn to the overwhelming beauty of the Pacific Northwest, sun and tranquility of Mexico and point south, as well as the cruising areas of California, Oregon and Washington.