Vines and Wines of the Northeast

The delicate science of viticulture. The world-renowned art of wine tasting. The serene beauty and memorable experience of a fun day at the vineyard. It is all within your reach when boating the northern waters of the East Coast. Whether you are stocking up your boat for a long cruise, trying out the local vintage Read More

2018 Destination Guide: New England

Bar Harbor, Maine Surrounded by Acadia National Park’s pine-covered mountains and granite cliffs, this New England seaside gem has attracted visitors since the mid-1800s. Artists chose this beautiful port for painting dramatic seascapes, and America’s wealthiest tycoons (Rockefeller, Ford, Vanderbilt and more) built grand summer homes along West Street. Historic lighthouses along the shore keep Read More

Providence, Rhode Island

Fire fuses with water in a stunning display that sparked a renaissance in Providence, Rhode Island more than two decades ago. On a full lighting night, some 80 blazing braziers stretch on the city’s rivers. The wood fires reflect on performers and musicians lining the streets of this unique Rhode Island capital. The dichotomous art Read More

2018 Best Golf Courses

You can feed your craving for golf by hitting balls off your boat’s foredeck and into the ocean with no pin in sight. Or, you can plan a birdies-and-bogies dream cruise to some of the world’s top golf courses — many of which just so happen to be located on luxury resort properties with superb Read More

Giving When It Matters

Holiday shopping and bountiful feasts mark the time of year when people like to reach into their pockets and support charitable causes. Genuine generosity and the spirit of doing good deeds fill the air, offering hope through positive action. But there’s something special about the boating community: These folks donate when their boats are tucked Read More

2017 Best Marina Contest by Marinalife

We are proud to announce the winners of Marinalife’s 2017 Best Marina Contest. This annual contest is in its 8th year! 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 Read More

Game, Set, Match! Best Tennis Courts to Visit By Boat

Like golf, the sport of tennis possesses a country-club tenor that fits hand in glove with the yachting lifestyle. Here are the best tennis courts to visit by boat where you can serve and volley – or simply indulge a love of the game during your travels. International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, R.I. Set Read More

A Journey Up The Coast: Baltimore to Boston

In July, my family rolled four wheelbarrows filled with bedding, frozen meals, and enough clothing to last two and a half weeks, down the docks of Harbor East Marina in Baltimore, Md. When my dad started planning this trip, my first thought was “no thanks.” I was starting college next fall and wanted to spend Read More

Where to Dock and Eat on the Kennebunk River

Perhaps best known as the summer retreat of the Bush family, the town of Kennebunkport and neighboring Kennebunk are located on the Kennebunk River, some 30 miles north of Portsmouth and nearly the same distance south of Portland. The river mouth is flanked by a pair of stone jetties, and caution should be used on Read More