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

Marinalife Announces New Leadership Team

[BALTIMORE, MD., May 2022] Marinalife, Inc., a leading technology company in the boating and marina industry, just announced a new management team to help CEO Jen Leroux execute the mission of providing the boating community with the tools and resources to fully embrace life on the water. Mrs. Leroux, appointed as CEO in July 2021, 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

Marinalife 2022 Photography Contest

MARINALIFE is pleased to announce this year’s photography contest that showcases the joy of boating and good times on the water. We welcome snapshots that capture moments of maritime merriment — the freedom of getting back on the water after a long winter, a memorable boating experience with family and friends, a special seaside vacation, Read More

Making Your List and Checking It Twice

Frequent analogies are made between piloting an aircraft and piloting a boat. Both require similar skills and place you at the mercy of the elements in a medium that’s foreign to our bodies. Granted, being suspended in the air may be a tad more precarious than floating on the water, but when the downward spiral 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

Beach Party Necessities

Whether you’re playing competitive games or relaxing with friends and family, celebrate spring by throwing a beach party. Beach Toys HYDRO FORCE TROPICAL BREEZE ISLAND FLOAT Bestway Stay cool, calm and comfortable on this inflatable breeze raft. Up to six people can recline on pillow backrests under a protective sunshade with easy access to cup Read More

How your Tax Dollars Make Boating Better

Spring can be a mixed bag for many of our readers, for those in the northern latitudes who are looking forward to boating again, it’s also time to prepare your annual tax returns. Even if you’re civic minded, it’s easy to ask yourself exactly what do I get from all this money I pay the 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