What’s New with Marinalife

Marina Updates Oasis Marinas Expands across New England The marina management company is pleased to announce its growth into New England with three Connecticut properties: Old Harbor Marina in Clinton, Mystic Point Marina in downtown Mystic and Glastonbury Marina (formerly Seaboard Marina) in Glastonbury. Since its founding on the East Coast in 2015, Oasis has Read More

Eric Ravenschlag, Legacy Harbour Marina

Eric Ravenschlag is the Harbourmaster of Legacy Harbour Marina located in Fort Myers, FL. What or who brought you to this marina? Haywood Sullivan, founder of Legacy Harbour Marina. I lived across the street from the marina and watched it being built. At the time, I was commercial fishing in Alaska and raising a family Read More

What’s New with Marinalife

Marina Updates Snag-A-Slip Partners with Swell Advantage Swell Advantage, a highly advanced marina management software, and Snag-A-Slip, a leading boat slip reservation system, announced their new partnership to better service marinas and waterfronts across America and Canada. Together they will provide boaters with a convenient, simple and fully integrated customer service experience. With the recreational Read More

Dog Friendly Beaches in Florida

A PERFECT DAY AT THE BEACH includes a blanket, umbrella, picnic and a good book. Yet, seaside excursions are made even better by having the whole family there. That means bringing along our four legged, much loved and devoted dogs. And after being cooped up on a long passage, who doesn’t need to run, sniff Read More

The Origins of Fish Capture Flags

I’ve never had much luck saltwater fishing. My first outing as a young boy was holding a handline over the side of my grandfather Pop Hunter’s motorboat in the shallow bay behind Alligator Point east of Apalachicola, Florida. Pop and my father were after redfish, and I wasn’t expected to catch anything. Sit and be Read More

Naples, FL

If you’re traveling down Florida’s west coast, Naples is one of the last places to restock and refuel before setting off for the Keys, 100 miles south. But Naples is worth more than a quick stop. The city offers boaters a myriad of recreational opportunities, great restaurants and first-class beachfront accommodations that invite you to Read More

The Perry Hotel & Marina – Key West, FL

THE PERRY HOTEL & MARINA, formerly known as Stock Island Marina Village, is a premier Key West destination. This waterfront resort is filled with first-class amenities including a hotel, two dog parks, two pools, three restaurants, an island boutique and a distillery. The gorgeous marina boasts a large fuel pier and floating docks accommodating yachts Read More

The Florida Keys

MAGICAL ASPECTS OF FLORIDA lie beyond the gates of Disney’s Magic Kingdom. In fact, a wealth of nature’s enchantment unfolds in the 110 miles stretching from Key Largo to Key West, and an abundance of fascinating creatures thrive on the 1,700 islands of the coral cay archipelago. The beginning of the island chain, Key Largo, Read More

Douglas Mason, Sunset Harbour Yacht Club

Doug Mason is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Sunset Harbour Yacht Club in Miami Beach, FL What got you involved in the marine industry? I was inspired at an early age by my grandfather who was a skipper in the Navy. By middle school, I was attending sailing schools instead of summer camps, Read More

On the Trail of Ernest Hemingway

Mornings at the home on 907 Whitehead Street in 1930s-era Key West were filled with the faint sounds of a pencil on paper or fingers flicking the keys on a Royal-brand typewriter. By early afternoon, this illustrious inhabitant had finished his work for the day, satisfied with the progress on his latest novel and went Read More