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  • Building boats for the bay

    Building boats for the bay
    On the Chesapeake Bay, the summertime months are made for cruising. From the crisp mornings of late spring through the hazy evenings of August, a boat on the bay is the place to be. And how better to cruise than in a boat built by one of the bay’s...
  • Captiva gears up for holiday weekends

    Captiva gears up for holiday weekends
    The hoteliers, merchants, attraction owners and restaurateurs of Captiva Island are getting into the holiday spirit and preparing for the fifth annual Captiva Holiday Village. The 2014 spectacular, which runs for three weekends, will launch the Friday...
  • Bimini SuperFast ships out of Fort Lauderdale

    Bimini SuperFast ships out of Fort Lauderdale
    The Bimini SuperFast began another chapter Tuesday, Oct. 14, when it shipped out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale for the first time. As I reported in my story on Sunday, the ship will sail from Fort Lauderdale three weekdays, then from Miami on...
  • The Harbor Report: A new shine on the shore boat

    It was brought to my attention this week that the Newport Harbor Yacht Club had completed a major refit to its shore boat. I'm sure most of you can give a flying burgee about NHYC's shore boat, but this story is kind of cool. Hearing the rumor of the...
  • Thousands of undersea volcanoes revealed in new map of ocean floor

    Thousands of undersea volcanoes revealed in new map of ocean floor
    Scientists have created the highest resolution map yet of the ocean floor, revealing thousands of underwater mountains and extinct volcanoes that were previously unknown.  In a study published Thursday in Science, researchers say the new map is at least...
  • Bimini SuperFast revs up in Fort Lauderdale

    Bimini SuperFast revs up in Fort Lauderdale
    It's about to get easier to spend the day in the Bahamas. Starting Tuesday, you'll be able to take the Bimini SuperFast ship out of Fort Lauderdale three days a week. Try your luck in the casino on the way, snack in the restaurants onboard, soak up...
  • Marina industry group plans trip to Cuba

    Marina industry group plans trip to Cuba
    Richard Graves dreams of the day when South Floridians can take their yachts for a weekend in Cuba. That's why the Fort Lauderdale-based marina consultant is helping organize a trip to explore the island's marine scene, hoping to prepare for a time of...
  • From the Boathouse: A whale — or bear — of a tale

    Ahoy, and watching the sea life! Recently, I was asked by a boater, who has not ventured far from his homeport, about my yacht deliveries along the Pacific Coast and if I saw sea critters on my voyages. His only sightings were the occasional...
  • Author behind TV's 'Love Boat' lists Glendale home port

    Author behind TV's 'Love Boat' lists Glendale home port
    Jeraldine Saunders, whose book “Love Boats” spawned TV movies and series, has listed her longtime home in Glendale for sale at $1.999 million. The house, built in 1951, sits on a more than half-acre knoll with panoramic cityscape, canyon and...
  • Officials: Avoid boating on St. Johns and other rivers this weekend

    Officials: Avoid boating on St. Johns and other rivers this weekend
    Emergency management officials are urging residents to avoid boating on the region's waterways — including the St. Johns and Wekiva rivers — because the high water levels may hide submerged docks, tree limbs and other debris, thereby...
  • Pike Place Market is a magical lure on Seattle's bustling waterfront

    Pike Place Market is a magical lure on Seattle's bustling waterfront
    Somehow, on four visits to Pike Place Market over three decades, I failed to learn where the brothel was. Nor did I hear how the first Starbucks did business for years in this neighborhood before selling its first cup of coffee. Clearly, I was missing a...