Capt. Paul Lobo has seen it all—brutal storms, horrendous accidents, and countless hours of drama—in his 31-year career as a San Francisco Pilot boat captain. These are his stories.
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From fresh lobster to the natural beauty along the jagged coast, the magic of Maine is its ability to transport you back to the simple life. Start planning your adventure here.
We cruise with legendary passagemakers Bruce and Joan Kessler and learn their secrets for a lifetime of happy boating.
Refusing to put life off until retirement, a pair of millennials are bucking the trend and tackling the Great Loop aboard a Bavaria 44 Sport Yacht.
Check out the storied Vinoy in St. Petersburg, Florida, and sample what makes Florida so interesting: a little bit of last-century charm combined with the latest in up-to-the-minute guest services.
The Insider's Guide to the Inside Passage. Want to explore the Inside Passage to Alaska on your own boat? Take it from this cruiser who made the voyage on his own Marlow, and see what he found out. Get the inside scoop here.
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.
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.