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Monday, September 24, 2018

Do you yearn to sail away, explore exotic locales, relax under sail with no schedule in place? Maybe you wish to build on sailing skills you already have, or win more races? At Offshore Sailing School, we have been living the dream for nearly 55 years, teaching more than 150,000 adults and families to sail, race, and enjoy sailing

by: Beth Oliver, Director of Marketing, Offshore Sailing School

tags: Charters, Education, Sailing, Travel

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Industry leading online chart service fugawi.com, announced today that in collaboration with world-renowned OpenCPN (opencpn.org), that their extensive portfolio of raster charts is now available to OpenCPN Android App users. Building upon its experience in computer software, OpenCPN is now offering its quarter million OpenCPN users

tags: Company Expansions, Navigation, Software & Apps, Travel

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

If it seems odd to own a tender for a 22 foot cuddy cabin boat, you’ve never moored off Put-in-Bay on a busy summer weekend. But, for three seasons, that’s how we justified the inflatable Sevylor kayak my wife and I used to get from our designated mooring ball to the dockside party and back. The alternative was waiting for

by: Dan Armitage, Buckeye Sportsman Radio

tags: Travel, Water Toys

Thursday, July 5, 2018

The Roman Guy is a Tour Operator and Trip-Planning Service in Italy, run by a passionate team of young Italy travel experts and trip planners who provide experiences of a lifetime in Italy to all of their clients, regardless of budget or occasion. Their team is made up of people from all over the world, whom either visited Rome on

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Travel

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

More and more people are seeking experiences instead of accumulating more things. What better way to close out the year than to give back to the environment and feed your soul. Travel experiences provide memories that will last a lifetime, as opposed to items that get tossed aside by the next holiday season. Bee + Hive, a

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Environmental Impact, Travel

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

If you own a boat that’s trailerable, a major perk is the ability to take your vessel with you when you vacation. For Great Lakes boaters, if those travels involve a trip to the coast with the family boat in tow, a learning curve you will face is as inevitable as the setting of the sun. In fact, it is caused by the sun —

by: Dan Armitage, Buckeye Sportsman Radio, www.buckeyesportsman.net

tags: Boating 101, Travel

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Not all tropical sailing vacations are alike. Sometimes the fun is the blue water and rum drinks of the destination, but, other times, the journey is the adventure. This was the case during a recent trip to help two cruising couples bring their boats through the Panama Canal. This was a ‘bucket list’ trip for my wife and

by: Ken Quant, Broad Reach Marketing

tags: Lifestyle, South Coast, Travel

Monday, June 4, 2018

Families often acquire a boat and enjoy using it near their home. However, it is not often that the purchase also considers taking the boat along on a vacation. But, with a little experience under the belt, one will find that there are many destinations to choose, and the outcome of the venture will change if you take your boat. If

by: Capt. Fred Davis

tags: Boating 101, Travel

Friday, May 18, 2018

Do you know the difference between ecotourism, sustainable travel, responsible travel and volunteer vacationing? While there is a lot of overlap with each of these terms, they all have one common theme - that is to improve lives through travel and tourism. Data shows that more and more, customers are seeking out these types of

tags: Environmental Impact, Travel

Monday, May 14, 2018

Before any trip, whether for a weekend cruise or a six-month trip around the Great Loop, you should always have a plan. Not to detract from the fact that you are going out to have fun – but by planning ahead, you can cruise in comfort without a care in the world. How long are you going to be underway? How capable is your vessel

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Navigation, Software & Apps, Travel

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