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Destinations

Joy (Stick) Ride to Key West

By Capt. Bill PikePhotos by Jeffe... | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

The whole thing started with a simple, straightforward question. I was standing under a chandelier at a cocktail reception at the Atlanta Boat Show, with a glass of Perrier in one hand and a...

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Monster Marinas

By Catherine PearsonIllustrations b... | Posted April 2008 | Add a Comment

Let's be honest. When people think megayachts, they think money—and for good reason. Not only are these vessels costly to own and operate, they have an enormous positive impact on local...

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Destinations To Die For: The Spanish Virgin Islands

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

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 looks, charisma, and a...

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Destinations To Die For: Plymouth Harbor, Dominica

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

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, within minutes of...

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Destinations To Die For

By PMY Staff | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

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 also dreaming about...

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Destinations To Die For: Southport, North Carolina

By Capt. Eileen Murphy | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

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 was a long trip, and...

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Destinations To Die For: Panama City, Florida

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

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 Riviera to describe...

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Destinations To Die For: Staniel Cay, Bahamas

By Catherine Pearson | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

While cruising the Exumas is great, chartered flights also offer amazing views. It's no wonder that with crystal waters, hidden coves, and quiet harbors, the 365 cays of the Exumas have long...

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Destinations To Die For: Mazatlan, Mexico

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

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 California sea...

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Destinations To Die For: Greenport, New York

By Capt. Eileen Murphy | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

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 few years ago. The...

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Destinations To Die For: New York, New York

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

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, so perhaps you...

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Destinations To Die For: Penobscot Bay, Maine

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

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 dreamy. When cruising up...

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Destinations To Die For: Block Island, Rhode Island

By Catherine Pearson | Posted November 2007 | Add a Comment

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 I don't love it...

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