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October 2012 Blog Archive

Happy Halloween!
Happy Halloween! Wed, Oct 31, 2012 Happy Halloween! Do you have any special Halloween traditions? We would be willing to guess that the average family partakes in internationally celebrated festivities such as trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving, bobbing for apples and haunted houses.... Read More

The Haunting of Rue
The Haunting of Rue Mon, Oct 29, 2012 Heceta Head Lighthouse sits along the coast of Yachats and Florence, Oregon. What's so special about this lighthouse? It's said to be among the 10 most haunted lighthouses in North America. It all began in 1894 when it was initially lit after the... Read More

Because 8 Legs are Always Better than 2!
Because 8 Legs are Always Better than 2! Fri, Oct 26, 2012 The octopus has captivated mankind for centuries, partly due to its four pairs of arms that can open up jars when motivated by food. The world's oceans are home to more than 300 amazing species of octopus! Our photo blog this week depicts 10 differen... Read More

Break Away from the Ordinary Tonight
Break Away from the Ordinary Tonight Wed, Oct 24, 2012 Tired of eating leftovers on Wednesday nights? Break away from the ordinary with this delicious Crispy Rainbow Trout with Snow Pea Salad and Spiced Yogurt Dressing from Bon Appetit! Remember to share your dinner time creations with us on our Monterey... Read More

Austin, Texas: Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh my!
Austin, Texas: Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh my! Mon, Oct 22, 2012 Civilization started in Austin, Texas during the 1830's when pioneers settled along the Colorado River. It is now the thirteenth most populous city in the United States of America and the capital of Texas. However Austin has not always been a capi... Read More

A Pirates Life for Me!
A Pirates Life for Me! Fri, Oct 19, 2012 The Jolly Roger flag was used by a ship's crew to identify themselves as pirates. The pirates hoped the flags would serve as an intimidation method, frightening the victims enough to surrender without a fight. Most people associate the Jolly Roger fl... Read More

We're heading South of the Border!
We're heading South of the Border! Wed, Oct 17, 2012 The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System is the second largest coral reef system in the world, covering more than 625 miles of water, second to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. It is located along the coast of the following four countries: Mexico (Vi... Read More

Sturovo, Slovakia!
Sturovo, Slovakia! Mon, Oct 15, 2012 It's time for the next stop on our Dealer Destination tour! Follow us to Sturovo, Slovakia where we will visit Magnum Marine and take a tour of the town! Sturovo, Slovakia is connected to Esztergrom, a city in Hungary. The two cities are connecte... Read More

Hanging with the Dolphins
Hanging with the Dolphins Fri, Oct 12, 2012 Did you know that there are 40 different species of dolphin spanning across 17 genera? They are commonly found in shallow oceans where they mainly feed on fish and squid. Dolphins are also one of the most beloved and intelligent species known to man... Read More

Hercules and the Hydra
Hercules and the Hydra Wed, Oct 10, 2012 The Hydra was a serpent-like water monster with nine heads that is often referenced in Greek mythology. It was an offspring of Typhon and Echidna bred by Hera to kill Hercules. Read More

A trip to Absecon Lighthouse
A trip to Absecon Lighthouse Mon, Oct 08, 2012 The next stop on our North American lighthouse tour is the Absecon Lighthouse, located in the inlet section of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Atlantic City was the source of inspiration for the board game Monopoly and is the setting for the popular telev... Read More

10 Healthy and Delicious Salmon Recipes
10 Healthy and Delicious Salmon Recipes Fri, Oct 05, 2012 Are you having a dinner party this weekend? If you have not planned your menu yet we suggest you try one of these 10 healthy and delicious recipes. We assure you they look as good as they taste! Read More

Tampa Boat Show- 2012 Best Boat Display!
Tampa Boat Show- 2012 Best Boat Display! Thu, Oct 04, 2012 Its 11:00 pm, you are still hard at it. The boats are moved in and all in place. You've been slinging carpet, drilling holes and screwing staging together for hours. You've been hard at it since 7:00 am; your efforts are beginning to show progress an... Read More

Florida Keys Shipwreck Trail: The City of Washington
Florida Keys Shipwreck Trail: The City of Washington Thu, Oct 04, 2012 Have you been anticipating our next diving excursion on shipwreck trail? Look no further, it's here! Our next diving hot spot is the City of Washington shipwreck! Grab your crew, hop on your Monterey and let's continue our exploration of great shipwr... Read More

Let's take a trip to Athens, Greece!
Let's take a trip to Athens, Greece! Tue, Oct 02, 2012 Our next dealer destination brings us to the historically rich city of Athens, Greece where we will explore ancient ruins and dine on Mediterranean culinary classics. Athens retains more than 3,400 years of history within its city limits. It becam... Read More