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An Ocean Tale

An Ocean Tale

October 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

I recently spent 18 days at sea on an Atlantic Ocean crossing, and time feels like it stretches out forever when you’re stuck on the same boat as 15 other crewmembers. I realized I had two choices: I could focus on the beauties of earth and nature, or I could lose my mind! I’d been […]

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 […]

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 […]

North Carolina Holiday Flotilla

North Carolina Holiday Flotilla

July 17, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

One of the biggest events in the boating community is right around the corner! On Saturday, November 26th at 6:00 pm the 33rd North Carolina Holiday Flotilla will take place. People can gather to enjoy one of the best nights of the holiday season. If you are interested in entering the parade with your own […]

Charleston Christmas Parade of Boats

Charleston Christmas Parade of Boats

July 17, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Come join the boating community of Charleston at the 35th Annual Holiday Parade of boats on Saturday, December 10th at 5:30 pm.  Parade takes place in Charleston Harbor, starts at Mt. Pleasant and ends in the Ashley River. Please be advised wind and currents may affect the parade. Boaters are welcome to join to the […]

Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

July 17, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

It is that time of year again! Get into your festive mode and head on down to the Intracoastal Christmas Parade on November 26th at 5:00 pm. Viewing the parade can be at any point along the waterway between Dock Holidays and Little River. Restaurants also have special menus and celebrations for the event. The […]

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 […]

North Carolina Maritime Museum-Beaufort

North Carolina Maritime Museum-Beaufort

January 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

It started as a collection of natural history specimens in the U.S. Fisheries Laboratory on Pivers Island in North Carolina around 1904. The North Carolina Maritime Museum-Beaufort wasn’t founded until 1984, focusing on lighthouses, motorboats, the seafood industry, and lifesaving stations. You are sure to have a fun educational trip with the family. Transient space […]

Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If you like history, one place you can visit with your friends and family by boat is the Roanoke Island Festival Park. With plenty to do and see, Roanoke Island is historic. The park and center are located on 25 acres of land, and are a short walk from the Manteo Waterfront Marina, which has […]

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