10 cool boat names

10 Cool Boat Names Docked at My Marina

A roundup of boats (with beautiful boat photos) emblazoned with some of our favorite boat names at our marina One of the things we like to do at our marina is walk the docks and check out other boats. We like to see the different styles, imagine what it might be like on a bigger boat…

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How to Make Working from the Boat Work for You

Break away from the office and telecommute from your boat with these ideas to make “work from boat” easier It’s every 9-5 boater’s dream – taking advantages of your job’s telecommuting privileges and working from the boat. In some cases you may be working from the boat for more than just Fridays – it may…

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BoatUS Offers Hurricane Resources for Boaters and Marinas

Guides and resources for boaters in hurricane states to prepare and protect boats during hurricane season The official start of  the Atlantic “Hurricane Season” in the U.S. is June 1, and although most hurricanes hit later in the season it is never too early for boaters and marinas to start thinking about plans to prevent the worst…

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BoatUS Offers Marinas Free Oil Spill Training

Boat fuel dock summer hires can get free spill training compliments of the BoatUS Foundation As boaters get ready for a busy boating season ahead, marinas, boat yards and clubs will be looking to hire additional dock hands for the summer. Some of these marina employees may be seasoned dock hands returning from previous years,…

Traveling Every Port and Marina? Tag & Post Your Way to Identity Theft

How to avoid identify theft risks when boating using public Wi-Fi internet at marinas or making social media status updates Traveling by boat is a liberating experience, but you have to be vigilant of the same risks that all travelers on land face. Last year, nearly 12 million Americans fell victim to identity theft. This figure represents a 13 percent…

Boating Fun at National Marina Day on the Delaware

Delaware River marinas and marine businesses celebrate family-friendly boating event “Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day” Each year since 2001 marinas nationwide have celebrated National Marina Day… an event to celebrate the boating lifestyle. The event typically involves an independent marina celebration that marinas all hold on the same day. This year the…

ICW Cruise – Day 19 Final Destination in Ft Myers FL

Final leg of the AICW Cruise navigates the locks of Okeechobee Waterway and reaches the final destination of Ft. Myers FL This guest post blog series details the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Cruise of two friends, Karen and George, as they cruise the east coast from Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Gulf Coast. Day 19 of the…

ICW Cruise – Day 18 on Okeechobee Waterway in FL

The final days of the Atlantic ICW Cruise once again faces foul weather as they navigate through the St. Lucia Canal and locks of the Okeechobee Waterway This guest post blog series details the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Cruise of two friends, Karen and George, as they cruise the east coast from Chesapeake Bay to the Florida…

ICW Cruise – Days 15-17 in Jensen Beach FL

The journey from the Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Gulf Coast continues along the ICW stopping at Jensen Beach FL on route to Okeechobee Waterway  This guest post blog series details the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Cruise of two friends, Karen and George, as they cruise the east coast from Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Gulf Coast. Day 15…

ICW Cruise – Days 13-14 in St. Augustine FL

Special K starts Day 13 with a small detour facing white caps on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean before turning back on track with the ICW on route to St. Augustine Florida This guest post blog series details the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Cruise of two friends, Karen and George, as they cruise the east coast…

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ICW Cruise – Days 11-12 in Savannah and St Simons Island GA

Special K cruises through Georgia – stopping in Savannah and St. Simons Island as they prepare for the next leg through FL on the Okeechobee Waterway This guest post blog series details the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Cruise of two friends, Karen and George, as they cruise the east coast from Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Gulf Coast. We started…

Intracoastal Waterway Cruise – Day 5-6 in Beaufort NC

The “Special K” crew takes a much needed break with a few restful days in the beautiful waterside town of Beaufort NC en-route to Florid on their Atlantic ICW cruise This guest post blog series details the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Cruise of two friends, Karen and George, as they cruise the east coast from Chesapeake…