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Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

November 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Things I Don’t Miss About Boating Season: Sunscreen streaks on all clothing not white. Endless repetition of It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. People who start every conversation with, Is it hot enough for you? Rain on weekends, sunshine on weekdays.   Things I Do Miss About Boating Season: Everything else.   I’m lucky […]

New Bern Fireman’s Museum

New Bern Fireman’s Museum

November 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The New Bern Fireman’s Museum, located in New Bern, North Carolina, is one of the cooler museums in this country. It’s a blazingly unique and exciting experience, and a red-hot gem of a museum. The museum was founded in 1955 with the mission to preserve the history of fire fighting in New Bern, the home […]

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 […]

Confessions of a Conservative & Cautious Captain

Confessions of a Conservative & Cautious Captain

August 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

I confess: I am a bit of a concerned (or perhaps overly cautious) boater.Being extra careful makes me feel better when I am taking day trips to less than familiar places or planning a cruise.If you’re passing by, you’ll notice me on the bridge, fiddling with the GPS.By zooming in and out, I know exactly […]