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Boating Destination Reviews for Travelers Along the Eastern Seaboard

Lunenburg: a special place

The Dory Shop on Lunenburg's waterfrontKevin Feindel is a good example of how deep the roots go in Lunenburg. He and his wife are descendants of immigrants who arrived there 260 years ago on one of the very first ships that brought settlers to the well-protected harbor.



The Tribe

The Maine Boatbuilders Show arrives at just the right time. Spring is typically delayed, cabin fever is boiling like sap in a sugar house, and it’s high time to find like-minded boat addicts to share the fever.



On the Bay

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.



Show Time

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.



Venice of America

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.



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