Archive for the ‘Lifestyle’ Category

Summer Boating – Say YES to New Adventures June 12th, 2018

Snorkeling in New England April 10th, 2018

  Snorkeling is a fun way for boaters to spend a day exploring their surroundings. And while New England waters might have a reputation for being murky, the region actually offers a surprising number of exciting snorkeling opportunities. If you’re new to snork...Read More

Cruising to Edgartown, MA April 3rd, 2018

  With an exciting fishing scene, storied maritime history, breathtaking natural beauty and interesting shops and restaurants, Edgartown, Massachusetts has something for every boater to love. Located on the southeastern side of Martha’s Vineyard, Edgartown ...Read More

Avoid These Boating Mistakes March 15th, 2018

  We all have those moments when it seems like our brain temporarily shuts off and we overlook something that should have been glaringly obvious. Those mistakes – whether it is overlooking an important detail or taking something for granted – are bad enough ...Read More

5 Tips for Stopping the Spread of Invasive Species March 3rd, 2018

The spread of invasive species is one of the biggest threats facing the waterways we love to boat on. If you’re not careful, invasive species can hitch a ride on your boat and trailer from one body of water to another. While some species are visible to the human eye, ...Read More

5 Tips for Offshore Fishing January 25th, 2018

  Few boating activities can match the excitement and adventure you get from offshore fishing. Fishing in deep water, you get the chance to reel in huge ocean fish that often give you a challenging fight. If you’re thinking about taking your fishing skills off...Read More

Cruising to Iconic Marblehead, Massachusetts January 17th, 2018

  As home to a half-dozen of the most respected yacht clubs in the nation, Marblehead, Massachusetts is an iconic New England boating destination. This scenic coastal town has a deep maritime history and has been a hub of recreational boating for more than 15...Read More

Exploring Plymouth, Massachusetts November 16th, 2017

Being among the most historic destinations in the United States, Plymouth, Massachusetts would have a lot going for it even if it didn’t have a gorgeous waterfront, wonderful restaurants and interesting shops and museums. Having those attractions makes Plymouth not on...Read More

Using Birds to Find Fish October 17th, 2017

  If you’re an angler, you probably spend a lot of time in your boat looking for fish. But maybe what you really should be looking for are birds. Seabirds are like nature’s fishfinder. They want to catch fish even more than you do. After all, their lives ...Read More

Cruising to Kennebunkport September 22nd, 2017

  Kennebunkport, Maine is almost like a mini-Newport, with an upscale downtown packed with tourists during the summer and featuring amazing restaurants, marine facilities with impressive yachts, and a coastline dotted with beautiful houses and stately mansions. ...Read More

Fishing for False Albacore September 8th, 2017

  At this time of year, fishing for false albacore takes center stage in the waters off Cape Cod. Albies generally arrive in the region in late August and are usually found around the Cape through mid-October. False albacore like to chase small baitfish. They can...Read More

The Versatile Albemarle 41 Convertible August 22nd, 2017

  Why have a boat that can only do one thing well when you can have one that does many things really well? One such boat known for its exceptional versatility is the Albermarle 41 Convertible. This sport fishing boat was built for the serious angler, but it is so...Read More

Fluke Fishing Tips August 10th, 2017

  New England fishermen have a special place in their hearts for fluke. This species (also known as summer flounder) is known for being aggressive and active, even when the midsummer heat has made other species lazy. Here are a few tips for targeting fluke. ...Read More

Check Your Boat’s Fuel Tank for Water August 2nd, 2017

  As a boater, you naturally love water. But you definitely don’t want it in your boat’s fuel. If water gets into your fuel, it can cause lots of problems for your engine. And, when it mixes with ethanol-blended gas, it undergoes a process called “phase...Read More

Bluefin Tuna Fishing Tips July 24th, 2017

Hunting for bluefin tuna makes for some of the most exciting fishing available in the Northeast. These fish can get huge – some can be larger than 10 feet long and weigh more than 1,000 pounds. They’re also know for putting up a serious fight, requiring anglers to b...Read More

Boater’s Guide to Hyannis, MA July 18th, 2017

Hyannis, Massachusetts is famed for being the favorite place for the Kennedys to spend their leisure time. But you don’t need to be a wealthy tycoon or a future president to enjoy this lively Cape Cod village. Hyannis attracts visitors of all economic statuses and pol...Read More

The Versatile Viking 42 Convertible July 10th, 2017

  Viking Yachts has a well-deserved reputation for building luxurious, versatile, high-quality yachts. So it’s no surprise that a vessel like the Viking 42 Convertible is a favorite among both hardcore anglers and cruising families. The Viking 42 Convertibl...Read More

5 Tips for Protecting Yourself from the Sun July 3rd, 2017

Whether we’re fishing with our buddies, cruising with friends or just relaxing outside, us boaters love to enjoy the sunshine. Unfortunately, too much sun exposure is bad for our skin. The solution isn’t to stay indoors; it’s to take precautions so we can keep our...Read More

Regulator is Upgrading All Models June 13th, 2017

Regulator Marine is marking its 30th anniversary by announcing they are upgrading every model in their lineup. Every Regulator model will have a suite of special-edition amenities allowing customers to personalize their vessel. Additionally, other upgrades throughout...Read More

Cruising to Portsmouth, New Hampshire June 7th, 2017

Portsmouth, New Hampshire has quietly become one of the Northeast’s premier boating destinations. This Granite State seaport has experienced a renaissance in recent years, and today boaters flock to the area to enjoy its great fishing waters, historic downtown and int...Read More

The Limestone 26 Cuddy: The Ideal Family Boat May 30th, 2017

For those who enjoy boating with the family, it doesn’t get much better than the waters around Cape Cod. This diverse, interesting region offers a tremendous amount of activities and natural beauty for families to enjoy – from seal-watching near Chatham to the im...Read More

How to Take Your Baby Boating May 19th, 2017

If you think having a baby means you have to miss out on boating days or you have to find a babysitter, think again. Boating with a baby or young toddler certainly has its challenges. But taking your baby with you boating can be both safe and fun. And what better time ...Read More

How to Keep Your Fishing Tackle Organized May 12th, 2017

If you’re a fisherman, you know how quickly and easily all that tackle can become a disorganized mess. But a good fisherman is an organized fisherman. That’s because when the fish are biting, an organized fisherman knows how to quickly find all his gear and get out...Read More

The Magic of Mystic, Connecticut April 19th, 2017

As the home to a world-class aquarium and a historic seaport that is essentially a living museum to New England’s maritime past, it is no wonder why Mystic, Connecticut is one of the region’s most beloved boating destinations. To get to Mystic from Long Island So...Read More

Early Season Bass Fishing April 6th, 2017

If you’re waiting until May to start hunting for stripers, you’re missing out. Many anglers are already on the water fishing for early season bass. Striper fishing this early in the season is much harder than it is in May or June. But it can be a rewarding and fu...Read More