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Destinations To Die For: Southport, North Carolina

By Capt. Eileen Murphy | Posted November 2007

I found the town of Southport, North Carolina, somewhat by accident. It was May 2005, and I was taking the company boat, a Luhrs 41 Convertible, up to New York from Florida. It...

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Destinations To Die For: Greenport, New York

By Capt. Eileen Murphy | Posted November 2007

Preston's marine-supply store in Greenport's Harbor Wharf opened in 1880. I first became smitten with Greenport, New York, after my friend Caroline was married there a...

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Destinations To Die For: New York, New York

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2007

Pedestrians and cars alike traverse the Brooklyn (background) and Manhattan Bridges, each more than 100 years old, every day. Full disclosure: I'm a born and bred New Yorker...

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Destinations To Die For: Penobscot Bay, Maine

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted November 2007

Stonington Harbor on Deer Isle is one of many fine overnight spots in Penobscot Bay. You can't even say "August on the coast of Maine" without getting a little...

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Destinations To Die For: Block Island, Rhode Island

By Catherine Pearson | Posted November 2007

Block Island offers up two quintessentially New England lighthouses. Truthfully I'm somewhat loathe to sing the praises of Block Island in September, and it's not because...

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Destinations To Die For: Panama City, Florida

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted November 2007

The Panama City Beach area is loaded with quiet bayous and creeks. I guess there's some disagreement over whether newspaperman Howell Raines actually coined the term Redneck...

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Destinations To Die For: Key West, Florida

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted November 2007

Sunsets like this are a virtual sure thing at Mallory Square. The hot, orange-hued ball in the sky melts into the sea while my eyes record the sky's constantly morphing...

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Tough Trip to Charleston

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted June 2007

Capt. Bill PikeThe view from Betty Jane's wheelhouse while we were southbound on the ICW on a showery day.Things got off to a mangy start. Right in the middle of breakfast, my...

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Errol Flynn Marina, Jamaica

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted February 2007

To say that the actor Errol Flynn had an eye for the ladies is like saying the artist Jackson Pollack had an appreciation for paint. While much has been made of Flynn's wicked,...

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Desirable Destination: British Columbia

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted December 2006

Sensational Sunlight | AugustObviously the ideal time to cruise the waters of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska is during the summer. The weather is mild, the days are long,...

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Desirable Destination: St. Barts

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2006

The Cannes of the Caribbean | DecemberSee if any of the following sounds familiar: You tune in to “Access Hollywood” ostensibly to keep track of who your kids think are cool, but...

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Emerald Bay

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2006

You'd be hard-pressed to find a yacht owner who hasn't heard of or been to the Exumas. This Bahamian chain has been a favorite destination for decades, for good reason: crystal-...

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Desirable Destination: Montauk, Long Island

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted November 2006

Fallin' for the East End | SeptemberIt amazes me that no matter what the weather forecast is on Labor Day weekend, Long Island’s South Shore waterways are jam packed. It appears...

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