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Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights

Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights

July 17, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Boaters and non-boaters can get together for the 40th annual Parade of Lights in the city of Ventura. Occurring in Ventura Harbor Village on December 16th and 17th at 6:30 pm. This free event is for all ages, and if you arrive early, attend the Winter Wonderland & Holiday Marketplace that has fun games and entertainment. […]

Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade

Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade

July 17, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Since 1963, people gather in Marina del Rey to celebrate the holiday boat parade. With only 100 boats in the marina when it first started and only 20 boats entered into the parade, it has come a long way since then. This year’s theme is Adventures by the Sea! Parade will be on Saturday, December […]

Maritime Museum of San Diego

Maritime Museum of San Diego

December 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Being the home to one of the world’s most historical ships, Star of India (1863), the Maritime Museum of San Diego has been educating visitors (220,000 annual attendance) about the Pacific maritime history for many years. Founded in 1948, the museum has hosted ten beautifully designed ships including the 1968 US Navy submarine USS Dolphin, […]

Supannee House of Thai

Supannee House of Thai

November 24, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Just a short walk from the Shelter Island Harbor sits Supannee House of Thai, a bustling restaurant with an extensive menu of delicious Thai cuisine. Call ahead for reservations or you may have to wait for a table, especially on a weekend night. Your favorite Thai dishes, such as pad Thai and Panang curry, are […]

Don’t Do What I Did!

Don’t Do What I Did!

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

I wanted to anchor just uptide of a bridge, so my friend dropped the anchor as I powered in reverse to set the hook. Using a 4:1 ratio of line to depth — we played out 40 feet of line for the 10-foot depth. A short while later, we were frantically fending off the bridge […]

Don’t Do What I Did

Don’t Do What I Did

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Up until a few years ago, my only fishing experience had been as a child. Bamboo pole in hand at a local pond, I was having fun until my brother hooked his finger. An afternoon in the emergency room convinced me that fishing was not for the faint of heart. “Gone fishing” just never had […]

Blending Boating & Business

Blending Boating & Business

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Plenty of boaters take refuge on the water with family and friends, leaving stress behind on the shore. However, some share their boats with clients, co-workers or even bosses as they build strong workplace relationships or create new moneymaking opportunities. We asked readers about their business entertaining experiences, and asked social pros for their takes […]

Hurricane and Storm Safety Links

Hurricane and Storm Safety Links

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

National Hurricane Center www.nhc.noaa.gov/ Marine Safety and Awareness www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/marine_safety.shtml www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/pdf/marinersguide.pdf Storm Surge Info www.nhc.noaa.gov/ssurge/risk/ Tips and Checklists http://hurricanesafety.org/prepare/hurricane-safety-checklists/ http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/hurricane To Go Bag/Escape Plan http://www.ready.gov/build-a-kit# http://www.ready.gov/plan-for-your-risks Flood Preparedness https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/emergency/flood/ Plan for Your Animal Companions http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/animal_rescue/tips/pets-disaster.html

How Small a Wave Can Capsize My Boat?

How Small a Wave Can Capsize My Boat?

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

News events all too frequently point to the need for boat captains to understand more about capsizing. It is a technically precise area — the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard live by and cite data on righting moments and centers of buoyancy and gravity. Despite the formula-heavy nature of the field, recreational boaters […]

Fight Summer Frizz

Fight Summer Frizz

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Sun, sea, and fresh air can do wonders for your mood, but the elements can really wreak havoc on your hair. When hot, humid days dawn, the frizz forecast is pretty dire, unless you know what to do to keep the pretty and dump the dire. “If you look at a healthy strand of hair […]

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