March 2014 Blog Archive

Sir Francis Drake Mon, Mar 31, 2014 Sir Francis Drake is one of the most celebrated English pirates to date. He is best known for defeating the Spanish army several times throughout his long career, discovering new land on the Pacific coast and rescuing colonists off Roanoke Island aft... Read More

Dockside Dining
Dockside Dining Sun, Mar 30, 2014 One of our favorite things to do after boating before heading in for the day is to grab a bite to eat. There are several great locations around the United States that offer dockside dining! Our newest series is dedicated to bringing you a few of the ... Read More

The Great Northeast Boatshow
The Great Northeast Boatshow Fri, Mar 28, 2014 Stop-by and say "Hello" to our dealer, Shep Browns Boat Basin next week at the Great Northeast Boat Show! It's the largest indoor boat show in the Northeast North of Boston. This year's show is being held at the Hampshire Dome in Milford, New Hampshi... Read More

Boating in Carlsbad, California
Boating in Carlsbad, California Wed, Mar 26, 2014 Plan a trip to California this summer to boat in Carlsbad, California, located just outside of San Diego. It's an ideal boating atmosphere boasting with perfect water and air temperatures as well as calm waters. Where are your favorite boating locati... Read More

The Borden Flats Lighthouse
The Borden Flats Lighthouse Tue, Mar 25, 2014 We're visiting the Borden Flats Lighthouse in Fall River, Massachusetts on this week's Lighthouse Tour! The lighthouse was built in 1881 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in June of 1987. Do you know what style of architecture... Read More

The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show
The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show Mon, Mar 24, 2014 Come and see us this next week at The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show in Orange Beach, Alabama, March 27th to 30th. We're excited to be attending with our dealer, Harborview Marine. This year's show kicks off with an exclusive red-carpet preview event that... Read More

Beach Glass
Beach Glass Wed, Mar 19, 2014 Last week we learned about sea glass and this week we'll be learning more about beach glass. Sea glass and beach glass are very similar to one another but differ in how they are created. Do you know where you can find beach glass? Share your guesses ... Read More

Snorkeling 'Down Under'
Snorkeling 'Down Under' Tue, Mar 18, 2014 Don't let this Summer be like every other summer, plan a snorkeling and diving trip to one of the world's largest coral reefs, The Great Barrier Reef, just off the coast of Australia! We love the Great Barrier Reef because it does not require you to... Read More

It's time for the Palm Beach International Boat Show!
It's time for the Palm Beach International Boat Show! Mon, Mar 17, 2014 The Palm Beach International Boat Show begins on Thursday. The show is celebrating its 29th anniversary this year and we're excited to attend with our dealer, South Florida Yachts! Looking for something fun for the family to do after the show? Keep ... Read More

The Art of Sea Glass
The Art of Sea Glass Mon, Mar 10, 2014 While walking along the beach looking for seashells to take home, several of us have stumbled upon pieces of antiqued glass known as "sea glass." It can be found all over the world, particularly in the Northeast of the United States, California, Aust... Read More

The Tale of Captain Morgan
The Tale of Captain Morgan Sun, Mar 09, 2014 In this edition of our Famous Pirate series, we're learning more about the life of the infamous Captain Morgan! He tormented several of Spain's Caribbean colonies during the late 1600s. Before his life of piracy, he was an admiral of the English Roya... Read More

Traveling to the Ft. Myers Spring Boat Show
Traveling to the Ft. Myers Spring Boat Show Wed, Mar 05, 2014 The Ft. Myers Spring Boat Show begins on March 6th and continues until the 9th. We'll be attending this year's show with our dealer Sport Boats Marine! If you're planning to attend this year's show stop by and say hello and while you're in the area, ... Read More