Light up the Sky this 4th of July

No matter where on the Chesapeake you find yourself this Independence Day, we’ve got you covered. Read on for waterfront 4th of July festivities on the Bay and where to dock for your own private fireworks viewing party. Havre de Grace, MD On July 3rd, head to Havre to Grace for Independence Day to view Read More

Tall Ship Adventures

Pride of Baltimore II is a replica of a Baltimore Clipper topsail schooner and the only one of its kind in the world. She is 157 feet overall and has a sail area of 9,705 square feet. She represents Maryland and is considered the state’s Goodwill Ambassador. She has sailed nearly 200,000 miles and visited Read More

Join a Father & Son Trip up the ICW

“Might as well get going” said my dad as we stood on the dock, fresh out of things to prepare. I laughed to myself and replied, “Yeah, I guess we might as well.” That conversation plays out in my head every time I set out on a boat — a sign that all preparations are Read More

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

Morningstar Marinas at Little Creek, VA

MORNINGSTAR MARINAS AT LITTLE CREEK, VA, a great cruising destination, has reached a new level of excellence with major renovations that every boater along the Atlantic Seaboard will want to stop by and see. After acquiring the marina, Morningstar received permits to not only replace all the wet slips with new Bellingham docks but also Read More

Battle of the Crustaceans: Lobsters vs. Crabs

Best Region for the Season Lobster New England and Canada are known as major lobster hubs along the Atlantic, and Maine is one of the most famous regions in the world for these mouth-watering delicacies. For the freshest catch, Maine’s top lobster-loving towns include Rockland, Bar Harbor, Belfast, Georgetown, Harpswell, Kennebunk and Ogunquit. Crab More Read More

Offshore Wind Farms

The Block Island wind farm’s 600-foot turbines stand like sentries along the coastal horizon, their blades slowly slicing through the sky. In 2016, the five-turbine project whirled to life generating enough energy to power 17,000 homes. A two-turbine pilot project for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm stands just off the coast of Virginia Beach. Read More

Cruising the Great Loop Taught Us How to Cook

Before embarking on the Great Loop, my husband Tim and I lived in New York City, which helped prepare us somewhat for life on the water. We took our clothes to a laundromat, hand washed our dishes, and understood the challenges of living in a small space. But given it’s one of the culinary capitals 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

Best Marina Contest 2021 Winners

Among all of Marinalife’s contests and celebrations through the year, one of our most highly anticipated competitions is the Best Marina Contest. Each year, participants cast thousands of votes for top-notch marinas that provide exceptional customer service and hospitality to guests. The winners are chosen by a five-month survey of boaters in the United States Read More