Destinations

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: Man-O-War Cay, Bahamas

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

Man-O-War offers service facilities, great hospitality, and protected anchorages. My roots are in runabouts—I've built a few, owned more, and enjoyed 'em all. So I was plenty excited...

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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: 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: 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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Tough Trip to Charleston

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

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 buddy Chuck called from...

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Errol Flynn Marina, Jamaica

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

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, wicked ways (a phrase...

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Desirable Destination: British Columbia

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted December 2006 | Add a Comment

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, and animals are...

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Desirable Destinations

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted November 2006 | Add a Comment

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 not compaining....

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Desirable Destination: St. Barts

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2006 | Add a Comment

The Cannes of the Caribbean | DecemberSee if any of the following sounds familiar: You tune in to “Access Hollywood” ostensibly to keep track of who your kids think are cool, but in reality, you do...

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Desirable Destination: Monaco

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2006 | Add a Comment

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 that a few days...

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Desirable Destination: Massachusetts

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted November 2006 | Add a Comment

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 also born and...

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