Eco Friendly Boating: Our Playground – Their Home

January 2020

While fishing on a dock one day, I felt resistance on my line. I leapt into action and proceeded to reel in what I was certain was a whopper of a fish. Sadly, I only caught a whopper of a... Read More

Monitoring Systems – Early detection takes stress out of your travels

January 2020

Modern marine engines have come a long way from the sputtering, oil-dripping beasts they used to be. Electrical systems with smart chargers, inverters and advanced sealed batteries are light years ahead of the leaky blocks of energy that used to... Read More

Greek Ioanian Coast – An odyssey of amorous adventure and unrivaled beauty

January 2020

WHEN EMILY PATERAKIS walked into the room, her husband Yanni smiled in her direction and said, “See that woman? She’s my wife, and I’d marry her all over again.” In a heartwarming, unconventional way, Yanni did just that. Not with... Read More

Clearwater to Weeki Wachee, Florida

January 2020

When my best friend announced that she was moving to Clearwater, my heart stopped. For decades we’d stumbled through life in Washington, DC, raising our boys from diapers to high school diplomas. Not having her nearby seemed unimaginable. But my BFF,... Read More

Saint Lucia Cruising Guide

January 2020

Saint Lucia is a petite sovereign island nation located between the eastern Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Lying northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique, its 238 acres of lush tropical landscape have been governed by the French and... Read More

Editors Log – Dear Fellow Boaters

January 2020

Editors Log from Marinalife Founder Joy McPeters. Dear Fellow Boaters: I cannot believe it’s been 20 years since we started Marinalife! During this wild and crazy ride, we met so many amazing people who helped us along the way. Getting... Read More

Port Personalities – Marinalife Veterans

January 2020

In this special issue of Marinalife, we’d like to present three people who have played a key role in the growth and success of the magazine. Thank you to our Marinalife Veterans – here are their port personalities. BOB ARRINGTON... Read More

West Caribbean Islands – Snorkeling & Scuba Diving

January 2020

Some like to hike to the top of a mountain to gaze down upon Earth’s wondrous seaboard, but true aquatic wanderlusts dive into the ocean’s waves to discover the planet’s miraculous water treasures. Specifically at the west Caribbean Islands. The... Read More

Boat Fire Prevention and Detection

January 2020

We shouldn’t need to hear tragic stories of boat fire to scare us into taking the possibility seriously, but often that’s the case. The horrific and sad story of the dive boat fire of the MV Conception that went up... Read More

Fort Pierce Florida

January 2020

Many mariners pop out of Fort Pierce Florida Inlet into the Atlantic for fishing adventures or a jaunt to the Bahamas. Others simply stay in Fort Pierce for the winter to enjoy the intimate Old Florida feel of the restored... Read More