Destinations

Destinations To Die For: Penobscot Bay, Maine

By | 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: Plymouth Harbor, Dominica

By | Posted November 2007

This English-speaking island is often mistaken for the Dominican Republic. Without exaggeration, the best fruit I've ever had was in Dominica. It was piled onto our deck,...

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Destinations To Die For: The Spanish Virgin Islands

By | Posted November 2007

Palomino Island is the private playground for El Conquistador resort guests. When we met six years ago, little did I know how quickly I'd be bewitched. (Then again, good...

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Destinations To Die For: Mazatlan, Mexico

By | Posted November 2007

Mazatlan's protected harbor is home to a large charter fleet. I was sitting on the foredeck of the trimaran as we passed Isla Tortuga (Turtle Island) and spied the sunbathing...

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Destinations To Die For

By | Posted November 2007

The end of the year is upon us, and that's not a bad thing. While you look back on all the wonderful boating memories you have from the last 12 months, you're probably...

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Destinations To Die For: Southport, North Carolina

By | 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: New York, New York

By | 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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Tough Trip to Charleston

By | 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 | 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 | 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 Destinations

By | Posted November 2006

We editors sure do get around. Each year we travel all over the globe for boat tests, new-vessel launches, boat shows, plant tours, press events, and more. (Phew!)Hey—we're...

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Desirable Destination: Costa Rica

By | Posted November 2006

Springtime Retreat | AprilFor many boaters April is an okay month to be on the water. While there are some nice days, consistently great boating weather is in short supply...

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Desirable Destination: Monaco

By | Posted November 2006

The Magnificent Med | MayThink of Monaco, and if you’re of a certain generation, more than likely you recall the wedding of Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly. You may even remember...

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