Fishers Island: A cruising gem, hiding in plain sight. The Internet would have you believe that Fishers Island is filled with fierce, tourist-hating locals. Senior Editor Dan Harding put that rumor to the test on a recent cruise. Find out if he lived to tell the tale here.
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Here’s how one man breaks out of his cruising routine with a bareboat on a MarineMax 484 in the British Virgin Islands. Oh, and he’s done it a few times, so he knows what he’s talking about. Get his take here.
Join the two-man crew as they bring Gizmo, the beloved Duffy 37 and test platform for Senior Electronics Editor Ben Ellison, home to Camden, Maine, and learn a thing or two along the way.
The well-trodden cruising grounds of the British Virgin Islands offer up a chance for Deputy Editor Jason Y. Wood and his family to reconnect with each other and their passion for the water on a Moorings crewed charter.
We put together a list of some of our favorite under-the-radar cruising grounds in the western hemisphere. Did your favorite one make the grade?
Nantucket is one of America’s best cruising grounds, with a unique charm that’s all its own. Perhaps that’s why the author of this article can’t stop himself from going back again and again. Ride along with him on one of his recent trips to the island.
You may not always have time to point your bow for Alaska or Tahiti. But that doesn’t mean you can’t spice up your week with a micro-adventure. See what we mean here.
A family trip to Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast opens the author’s eyes to a gorgeous, versatile cruising ground that just may be The Next Big Thing.
Who among us hasn’t daydreamed about the ultimate cruise? The one where you sell the house, put your furniture in storage, move aboard your boat, and cruise the world.
Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. cruises Australia’s storied waters aboard a Riviera 6000.
Intrepid voyagers brave the Bering Sea on a 65-foot motoryacht in search of the legendary unspoiled beauty for which Alaska is known.
When the summer crowds flock to Newport, Rhode Island, Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. heads north to Portland, Maine.
A decorated Vietnam War veteran, our own Capt. Bill Pike, heads back to Vietnam in search of a conflict-era U.S. patrol boat, and perhaps something a bit more important than that.
Think working at a marina is all fun and games? Think again. Read along as seasoned dockmasters talk about some of the things they’ve seen go down.
Marinas have rules to ensure the safety and enjoyment of others...
Not every voyage goes as planned—sometimes the toughest decision calls for staying at the dock and knowing when it’s time to flee the Caribbean’s siren song.
Think being a gentleman comes easy? Think again. Sometimes even the most worldly of us need some help from the locals. Here’s what a few had to say about fitting in, standing out, and getting the most out of Charleston.
During the Mariel Boatlift in 1980, a young girl named Mirta Ojito escaped from Cuba on the boat of a New Orleans skipper, Capt. Mike Howell. She grew up to be a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who told her story and Howell’s in a book. This exclusive excerpt follows Howell’s path into history.
An out-island adventure in the Abacos aboard a Pursuit DC 325 took some turns for the wild.
Few places on Earth offer the scenic beauty and cruisable waters that you find on the coast of western Mexico, particularly in Baja. Come along with us as we show you how it’s done.
In the last 48 hours I experienced my two favorite times on the water; watching the sun go down and seeing it rise. Cruising offshore on a boat is still one of those rare opportunities to inject a little adventure into our lives while testing ourselves.
The waters off New England’s coast are some of the best waters for cruising in America. Ride along with us as we explore this rocky, pastoral region by boat.
The Cutwater 28 Down East Loop trip continues. After a short hop from Constitution Marina in Boston, the boat is resting snugly at Newport’s Goat Island Marina. The 28 has moved almost every day since August 20. Indeed, this trip is one heck of a shakedown for a new boat.
BoothBay Harbor to Boston took us three half-day passages thanks to clear skies, calm seas and the Cutwater’s comfortable low cruising speed of 12 to 15 knots. Before leaving Boothbay, Joanne and I ate breakfast with Allan Miller and Pam Burke. I knew Burke from Newburyport where she owned a beautiful wood schooner, named Heart’s Desire.
This story about the Nordhavn 120 crossing the Pacific Ocean is guaranteed to make you want to pull up your own anchor and set off for ports unknown.
We made it, pulling in to the Port of Quebec Marina just before noon today, the end of the first leg of the epic Cutwater 28 Down East Loop voyage that started 455 miles ago in New York City.