Destinations

Destinations To Die For: Panama City, Florida

By | 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: Block Island, Rhode Island

By | 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: 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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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: Washington, DC

By | Posted November 2006

Cruising the Capital | JulyAs you pass under the George Mason Memorial Bridge and see the tidal basin off your starboard bow, you’ll start to spot them through the trees. First...

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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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Desirable Destination: Massachusetts

By | Posted November 2006

Timeless Beauty | JuneQuite honestly, I enjoy cruising just about anywhere in Massachusetts during the summer, which is one of the reasons I’ve been doing it my whole life. (I was...

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Desirable Destination: Half Moon Caye, Belize

By | Posted November 2006

Back of Beyond | NovemberBelize is justly famed for subtropical ecotouristic jaunts, diving along the Western Hemisphere’s longest barrier reef, and other far-flung adventures....

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Desirable Destination: Montauk, Long Island

By | 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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