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Don’t Do What We Did!

Don’t Do What We Did!

November 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Rafting up with other boats can be fun and exciting, but it can have its downside as well. A few years ago, we went out for the day to Pirates Cove, a great place for getting together with family and other boaters. We always enjoy climbing the hills, swimming, and relaxing, so that’s all we […]

Unlocking the Locks

Unlocking the Locks

November 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Imagine cruising all the way around South America or going up and above Canada to get to the west coast of the United States. Historically, a vessel would have to do so, braving the elements and being at sea much longer, before the Panama Canal opened in 1914. The concept of building a ship canal […]

A Life at Sea

A Life at Sea

August 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. There are multiple opportunities in a lifetime to decide what you want to do for a job or as a career. If you asked me five years ago, as I was entering college, what I wanted to do after graduating, I would probably have described a regular nine-to-five desk job. I thought then that […]

Up and Away!

Up and Away!

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. Are you a person who is never bored on the water because you’re happy to grab a board and go wakeboarding, surfing, paddleboarding, or flyboarding? Then chances are you’ll take to hoverboarding as well — it’s something out of the future to experience now. Hoverboarding is a newer watersport than flyboarding, but it’s catching […]

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

January 20, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

One of the top aquariums in New England invites you to visit for exploring and learning about aquatic and land-based animals. Dating back to when they first opened their doors in 1988, this not-for-profit corporation wanted to increase awareness of live animal exhibits and the importance of them. Their annual attendance is around 500,000 visitors, […]

Safety First! Choose the Right Life Jacket

Safety First! Choose the Right Life Jacket

July 22, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Fun is on everyone’s minds while boating. However, before all the fun and games begin, we need to focus on safety and put on the right life jacket the moment we hop onto our vessels. Being out on the water is sometimes risky; it’s best if everyone takes precautions. According to the U.S. Coast […]

Kiteboarding Flies off the Pages

Kiteboarding Flies off the Pages

July 22, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. If you love water sports, enjoy amazing photographs, and appreciate reading exciting and cool information, then Kiteboarding: Where it’s at… by Alex Hapgood should be in your hands. Hapgood captures 15 years of the sport with stunning images and information. Since writing about surfing and kiteboarding for other publications and magazines, Hapgood jumped at […]

50 Water Adventures

50 Water Adventures

July 22, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. A big part of life is about enjoying it and having fun — adding water to it makes it even better.  If fun isn’t fun for you unless it’s also thrilling, then I recommend  Lia Ditton’s 50 Water Adventures to do Before You Die, the ultimate bucket list handbook for water lovers. This captivating […]

The Adventures of Colin the Coastguard

The Adventures of Colin the Coastguard

July 22, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Don’t be scared to be out on the water — there are people whose jobs are to protect us and keep us safe. Across the Atlantic Ocean, there’s a member of the Coastguard in the United Kingdom named Colin. He and his dog, Rocky, are the heroes in the town of Tideswell, because they […]

Launch a Nautical Birthday Party

Launch a Nautical Birthday Party

July 22, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Searching for a birthday party theme? Want one that isn’t the same as everybody else’s party plan? How about a nautical-themed birthday party? Boatloads of decorating ideas and activities abound, making a nautical party one to remember. Search popular parent and party-planning sites and you’ll find plenty of ideas for a nautical party. Some sites […]

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