2018 Destination Guide: Southeast

Cape Charles, Va. We start on Southeast boating guide in Cape Charles, Virginia. On Virginia’s Eastern Shore, this exquisite little getaway town awaits your arrival. Located on the southern tip of the Delmarva Peninsula between the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean, this dreamy destination delivers rural hospitality eager to slow down the pace of hectic Read More

Mud-Buggin’ for a Crawfish Boil Done Right

The flat-bottomed aluminum boat glided through Bayou Savage, parting the sea of emerald green and leaving a trail of muddy brown behind us. Overhead, sprays of Spanish moss hung like tinsel from the Cyprus and tupelo trees of the bayou. The zit-zit-zit sound of thousands of dragonfly wings flittered through the thick, muggy air. We’d Read More

River Dunes

Tucked away on a protected deep-water harbor off of Pamlico Sound in Oriental, North Carolina, boaters will find one of the state’s most renowned coastal communities: River Dunes, part of the Palm Hill group of award-winning residential and commercial properties. Covering more than 28 acres, the marina at River Dunes provides transient boaters convenient access Read More

Savannah vs Charleston

Exuding Southern charm, these two storied cities rich in history, cultural heritage and tourism face off. Who wins in the Savannah vs Charleston match up? ART Savannah Comprised of the Telfair Academy, the Owens-Thomas House and the Jepson Center, the Telfair Museums is the oldest public art museum in the Southeast — growing from a Read More

Nashville, Tennesee

Country music may have put it on the map, but this is not Nashville, Tennessee’s only draw. A multifaceted character paints a different picture of this destination from what you might expect — historical sites and museums, exciting sports, vibrant shopping and cuisine. But, of course, if country music is your thing, “Music City” will 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

Southern Hospitality: Top Ten Party Venues in the South

Last issue, we profiled the top 10 Northern party venues that make magical backdrops for a wedding, banquet, reunion or other special event. Now, with cruisers heading south to enjoy cooler autumn temperatures, these Southern party venues become more attractive than ever. GREYFIELD INN, CUMBERLAND ISLAND, GA. This colonial-style plantation house is the only commercial 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

ICW Southbound: Virginia to Florida

The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway  (Atlantic ICW) is a continuous and mostly protected navigable route from Norfolk, Virginia, to Miami, Florida. Originally conceived in 1802 for commercial use, today it is primarily used by recreational vessels. However, light-draft commercial vessels, along with small tugs pulling barges, will make use of the ICW to avoid exposed open-ocean Read More

Island Cowboy

I’d never thought of islands as homes for cowboys but just off the coast of Georgia, twenty miles south of Savannah, I met the quintessential island cowboy. Ossabaw is Georgia’s second-largest barrier island. Twice the size of Bermuda, it has eleven-thousand acres of highland forests and fourteen-thousand acres of marshland, and is full of sturdy Read More