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Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

July 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Call it luck, serendipity, fortune, or just calendar roulette — July has five full weekends. Yes, the gift to boaters that is July itself has a bonus weekend, and we intend to make the most of every one of them. Over the years, we average 13 weekends of “official” summer. However, the way the days […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Dear Editor: Do you know where your litter is? Every piece of litter had an owner! You can set an example for your kids, family, friends, and community by organizing waterfront cleanups. You can remind people to put their litter in proper receptacles, and also to take back with them what they took to the […]

Why We Boat

Why We Boat

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Asking why we boat in this magazine may seem like a silly question. The usual answer — because it is fun — would make for a very short story. However, simple fun is not all there is to boating. Owning a vessel is not an inexpensive diversion, yet the people who love it find ways […]

Upsize, Downsize

Upsize, Downsize

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

                My husband and I were still dating when we were bitten by the boating bug. Our weekly paychecks combined were barely enough to buy food and necessities, and a savings account was the farthest thing from reality. But we had big dreams of owning a boat! We […]

One Summer Weekend

One Summer Weekend

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Summer goes by way too fast — we have so much fun boating, yet we have so few weekends to enjoy it. This year, we were not going to let summer fly by without having our fill of fun! My family loves boating, yet with all my cousins, my brother, and me attending college and […]

Ebb Tide

Ebb Tide

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

On Fisherman’s Wharf, only one attraction appealed to her — a little tour boat, maybe a little over 19 feet. Its only seats were benches and the two-man crew sneaked sips and tokes in the bit of a cabin in the back (stealth was not their suit). My father’s eyes rolled. As the crew listed […]

Warm Memories

Warm Memories

October 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment