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Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

April 6, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The month of April feels like a reward for making it through winter. Sure, it’s a quirky month, but the likelihood is that we won’t be plunged into an extended Arctic chill. In other words, it may be changeable, but April is all about progress. Unless you’re exclusively an ice boater, the factors that matter […]

Docking and Dining Tips

Docking and Dining Tips

July 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Why stop boating when you get hungry? It’s so enjoyable to dock near a restaurant and stroll in for a meal. Though stress-free waterside dining is basically a combination of boating know-how and common courtesy, we’ve compiled the dos and don’ts to know before you go. Do: Check the latest navigational charts for the best […]

Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

July 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Hello, July! Do you know how beloved you are by boaters? We open our arms in greeting, we emblazon your sky with wondrous fireworks, and we sing your praises everywhere. The moment I typed that last phrase, I recalled one of Walt Whitman’s beautiful poems. I realized that, even in the midst of our national […]

Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

June 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

When I sat down to compose this letter, it occurred to me that all I really needed to do was copy and paste It’s June! over and over again across the entire page. Because, really, what more do you have to say to a boater after a long off-season to elicit joy, happiness, and delight? […]

Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

May 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

May might be a tiny word but it’s also a monumental one. Depending on Mother Nature’s quirkiness, we probably boat more in summer than we do in May, but anticipation about the places we’ll go and things we’ll experience is highest now. Since this month marks the start of boating season, I make all my […]

Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s a shame that April only has 30 days, as there’s so much to accomplish this month. Now’s the time for choosing where our boat will spend the summer and readying it in a cost-efficient and eco-friendly way. We start frantically declining social invitations that would otherwise strand us on land during quality weekends and […]

Docking and Dining Done Right

Docking and Dining Done Right

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s so much fun to bring your boat alongside a restaurant and stroll in for a meal. Yet we hear some boaters are unsure about the dos and don’ts when it comes to waterside eateries, so here are some tips to avoid dockside difficulties and dining delays: Do: Study navigational charts for the best route. […]