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

Explore the Magical Bioluminescent Bays of the Caribbean

PICTURE YOURSELF ON A MOONLIT EVENING CRUISE, and you see the water below your boat sparkling like the stars in the sky above. This magical light show is not just a fantasy — it’s a rare phenomenon that occurs in what’s called a bioluminescent bay, where you witness tiny lights that twinkle beneath you. Dip Read More

Dock and Dine on Long Island Sound

WHERE TO EAT WHEN YOU’RE CRUISING into unfamiliar harbors often feels like an insurmountable problem, especially along the Northeastern Seaboard. While looking around Long Island Sound to create a guide to its gastronomic offerings, we realized that this region hosted so many great dining options that it merited a two-part series. In this issue of Read More

New England’s Spring Calendar of Events

There’s no better place to celebrate the change of the seasons than in a quaint New England town. Better yet, cruise along the coast this spring so you don’t have to choose just one! Read on for regional waterfront events fit for wildlife enthusiasts, art lovers, foodies and race aficionados alike. We think you’ll love Read More

The Maine Island Trail

I’ve hiked trails in New York’s Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, in the Wharton and Lebanon State Forests in my native New Jersey, and even sections of the famed Maine to Georgia Appalachian Trail. So, imagine my surprise when I listened to Jordi St. John, business engagement manager for the Maine Island Trail Association (MITA), describe Read More

Top 10 New England Sailing Regattas

What do a media mogul, movie maker and American President have in common? Taking part in yacht racing, one of our nation’s oldest sports, and New England, the cradle of this sport in America. Ted Turner won the 1977 America’s Cup in Newport. Roy Disney sailed from Newport to Bermuda with record-breaking speed in 2002. Read More

New England’s Best Beaches

FROM THE CRAGGY CLIFFS OF MAINE’S rugged shoreline to the tranquil beaches of Connecticut, visitors can explore more than 1,000 miles of wandering salt marshes, rolling sand dunes and clusters of wind-battered cedar cottages. The New England coast has grainier sand and chillier temps than its southern neighbors, but you can’t beat its legendary postcard 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

Marinalife and Snag-A-Slip Align and Rebrand to Focus on Technology Offerings

Baltimore, MD, March 22, 2022 – Marinalife, Inc. announced today that it has completed a major rebrand that now allows it to focus on providing pioneering, state-of-the-art digital tools, and resources to its growing community of marinas and boaters. Snag-A-Slip, a Marinalife company, is a leading online boat slip reservation service that easily connects boaters 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