Photos by Bob Grieser
Chesapeake Bay dishes out a cornucopia of fun, and only unfavorable weather or contrary boaters affect it. Mother Nature did not design the Bay as a place to demonstrate her anger, but when things go wrong conditions can test you and teach lessons. Tomorrow on the Bay usually promises another summer outing in a land of pleasant living, filled with adventure and great expectations.
Photos by Billy Black
Whether you’re in the mood to buy or not, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is a spectacle. Against a backdrop of golden sunsets, palm trees and pretty women — lots of pretty women — the show reminds us that it is, in fact, a “show,” not just a sales venue.
Fort Lauderdale is ground zero for all things nautical, but you’ll find much more if you set a few waypoints off the beaten path
The inlet of Port Everglades leads you into Fort Lauderdale, one of the most opulent cities on the East Coast. Paradoxically, if you’re a boater with a need it can also be one of the most practical cities. They say that if you can’t find it for your boat here, it doesn’t exist.
Slips range from rental docks behind homes to famous resort marinas with facilities adequate for most yachts. Here are some examples.
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