Jay Fleming Photography: A Photographic Tribute

July 2019

A photographic tribute to the seafaring champions of the Bay On the Chesapeake Bay, our heroes don’t wear capes or possess superpowers. They shield their heads from the sun with tattered baseball caps and slide their feet into sturdy rubber... Read More

To Beat ‘Em, Eat ‘Em: Invasive Species Recipes

July 2019

Snakeheads on the menu? Sounds like a meal straight out of Hollywood. In reality, it’s how Chad Wells, Maryland-based chef and restaurant consultant, hopes to put a dent in the population of this invasive yet edible fish – the snakehead... Read More

Best Summer Reads: Seaworthy Edition

July 2019

In a corner of the Marina Cafe in Boynton Beach, FL, where I live, a giant bookshelf is filled with mysteries, adventure novels, biographies and much more. Overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and a busy charter fishing dock, boaters borrow books... Read More

The Straits of Mackinac: Cruising Itinerary

July 2019

A spectacular cruising destination and a dream trip for Great Lakes boaters, the journey to the Straits of Mackinac presents a vacation of a lifetime. Boaters cruise north across Lake Huron, enter the Straits of Mackinac and then cross into... Read More

Crab Happy on the Bay: New Dock & Dines

July 2019

When summer shuffles into the Chesapeake Bay, everybody wants to get crab happy. This culinary bliss comes when you park yourself at a waterfront dock bar and receive a platter piled high with red, hot-steamed crabs. To initiate the ritual,... Read More

Summer Thrills by the Seashore: Amusement Parks

July 2019

There’s almost no limit to the fun you can have on a boat, but it’s really hard to fit a rollercoaster in the cockpit. If you’re looking for summer thrills by the seashore, meet 11 amusement parks that will have... Read More

Boaters’ Bucket List – U.S. Destinations

April 2019

Northeast: Maine to Pennsylvania Block Island, RI “The Bermuda of the North” looks and feels the part, with rolling green contours, crescent beaches, dramatic bluffs, and a collection of quaint shops and restaurants in New Shoreham, the smallest town on... Read More

Boaters’ Bucket List – 22 Experiences & Activities

April 2019

1. Charter a boat Charter a boat to an exotic destination and rendezvous with other boaters to share the adventure. Pick a place that everyone has dreamed about but never had the chance to see. 2. Cruise the Great Loop... Read More

Witness Spring’s Elegant Arrival at Coastal Mansions and their Gardens

April 2019

The signs of spring are all around, and warmer days are coaxing budding beauties out of their winter slumber. Brave little crocuses and cheerful daffodils lead the charge as the first to push through soggy soil and melting snow. Before... Read More

Boating with Four-Legged Friends – How to Avoid Ruff Seas While Traveling

April 2019

Every pet owner who loves to travel has experienced that guilty moment when preparing for a trip. You’re ready to pack, then Mr. Whiskers curls up in your suitcase and starts to purr. Or you call the kennel to board... Read More