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Tall Ships

History in the Making

Before there were luxurious motor yachts with combustion engines, there were just boats with motors. Before there were mere motorboats, people traveled in a...
An image of a woman hold four lobsters Lobster Mini Season

Lobster Mini Season

It's here! Avid lobster hunters say the lobster mini season is the best unofficial holiday of the year. Those unfamiliar with the event are generally...

Boating by the Numbers

The numbers are in and they're looking good! Seems the marine industry is an upward swing. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) recently reported that...
US Coast Guard

When Hurricanes Come, the U.S. Coast Guard Goes Inland

With Hurricane Matthew barreling towards the coastal town of Wilmington, North Carolina, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class James Prosser and his wife,...
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

The Bahamas are famous for their crystal-clear waters, but our Bahamas Update writer finds there’s just as much to appreciate on terra firma. We interrupted...


Tiara 34LX

Horizon PC65

Annual Haul Out Guide