The Amazing Ammonite
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
After having persisted through several extinction events--and millions of years of filter-feeding in between--the ammonite mollusk species finally succumbed to a changing globe. But not before leaving a cultural and scientific impact that is still fe... Read More
Celebrating Earth Day on Your Monterey
Fri, Apr 21, 2017
This Earth Day, let's celebrate what we love about our favorite natural escapes--and find ways to keep them looking their best for generations to come.
Hop onto your Monterey and take a look at today's blog for a few simple ways to spend the day! Read More
Christening Your Monterey
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
There's a sort of excitement in the air when you bring your Monterey out for the first time. Even if you're just cruising around your local coast, it's a time of adventure and celebration, of setting the tone for plenty more "bon voyages" to come.
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Sea-Monkey Day: Reflecting on the Classically "Fishy" Toy
Mon, Apr 17, 2017
60 years ago, Sea-Monkeys arose on the scene as a sort of underwater ant farm. In place of ants, tiny "sea monkeys"--more precisely, brine shrimp--swam around and led to hours of amusement for kids with a penchant for all things aquatic.
On May 16... Read More
Celebrating Tell a Story Day
Sun, Apr 16, 2017
April 27th is Tell a Story Day--not that you needed a reason to share your favorite tales from the water!
Once you've got the family gathered around the campfire or your favorite fishing hole, what story are you going to tell? Try one of the ideas... Read More
The Rise of Floating Food Boats
Sat, Apr 15, 2017
The rise of the food truck is impossible to miss, with fast food and artisanal creations alike finding a niche home on wheels. Could the same be happening for food boats?
We sure hope so! The trend of making, buying, and enjoying food on the water... Read More
Looking to the Skies
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
On April 14th--Look Up at The Sky Day--we celebrate the magic that happens where our favorite marine horizons meet the endless skies above.
There's a lot to see--from ominous thunderstorms to moody seaside fog to one-of-a-kind shapes in the clouds... Read More
Inside Antirhodos: Cleopatra's Palace Below the Sea
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
When you think of the Egyptian landscape, your mind probably jumps to Giza's Great Sphinx or the Pyramids, towering symbols of antiquity--but not all of the area's treasures sit on dry land.
Antirhodos was a center of culture, opulence, and royalt... Read More
Meet Champ: New England's Resident Lake Monster
Thu, Apr 13, 2017
The Scottish Highlands have the Loch Ness Monster, Chesapeake Bay has Chessie... but these aren't the only regional creatures said to be lurking in local waters!
Lake Champlain--the US lake that straddles the states of New York and Vermont--is hom... Read More
History of the Hushpuppy
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Nothing goes better with a classic, good-ole-fashioned fish fry than a plate of freshly made hushpuppies. The simple, crispy treat--made with little more than cornmeal and flour--is an effortless way to quell your hunger after a long day on the water... Read More