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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, is turning 50 years old in 2019 and is planning to celebrate the momentous occasion by hosting two 50th Anniversary rendezvous events in Croatia and the British Virgin Islands next fall. It’s astounding to believe that five decades have passed since the company was

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charter, Travel, Anniversaries, Beyond the Lakes

Monday, April 1, 2019

We’re pleased to announce the opening of our two new bases in Newport, Rhode Island, and Lake Champlain, New York, in partnership with Navtours. Both of these two new cruising destinations offer summer sailing in some of the most beautiful destinations in the United States. Newport, a historic sailing town, is your gateway to

tags: Charter, Company Expansions, East Coast, Travel

Friday, March 8, 2019

The Cruising Club of America (CCA) recently announced the 2018 recipients of the international organization’s most prestigious awards, including Bruce Halabisky and Tiffany Loney of Orcas Island, Wash., Stan Honey of Palo Alto, Calif., and Ellen and Seth Leonard of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. Selected for their outstanding

tags: Awards, Beyond the Lakes, Lifestyle, Travel

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Dream Yacht Charter is proud to partner with Anna Mourou, founder of Sweden’s She Captain sailing network organization, for her three-year circumnavigation. The partnership has launched in Sweden at the Stockholm Boat Show on International Women’s Day. Anna grew up sailing in Sweden every summer and is passionate about

tags: Women in Boating, Beyond the Lakes, Charter, Travel

Friday, February 8, 2019

The western basin of Lake Erie offers a unique experience to boaters, primarily because there are so many beautiful islands to visit within close proximity to each other. One waterlogged paradise, however, stands out. Kelleys Island, often referred to as the “Emerald Isle of Lake Erie”, satisfies a multitude of vacation

by: Jordan Killam, Director

tags: Lake Erie, Travel

Friday, February 8, 2019

Sunsail, a worldwide leader in the luxury charter industry, is delighted to welcome the award-winning Lagoon brand of catamarans to its charter fleet in 2019. Lagoon is an industry leader in cruising catamarans built for a spacious life aboard. The addition of Lagoon to the Sunsail charter fleet is testament to Sunsail’s

tags: Caribbean Islands, Catamaran, Charter, Company Expansions, Sailing, Travel

Monday, February 4, 2019

Sunsail is delighted to announce the addition of 2019 departure dates for Sail By The Cabin Vacations in the British Virgin Islands following a successful launch in Greece and Croatia this summer. The British Virgin Islands will be the host destination for January, March, and May, 2019 Sail By The Cabin 7-day vacation experiences.

tags: Caribbean Islands, Travel

Monday, February 4, 2019

In the spirit of giving, Offshore Sailing School CEO and President, Doris Colgate, announced that in honor of the company’s 55th Anniversary Year in 2019, and its 10th year of supporting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as national sponsors of its Leukemia Cup Regatta campaign, the company will launch a

tags: Sailing, South Coast, Travel, Charity, Charter, Education

Friday, February 1, 2019

Snag-A-Slip, an online boat slip reservation company, recently announced the launch of a new tool that connects boaters with users who want to rent their privately-owned dockage. The new functionality is part of Snag-A-Slip’s suite of products that make boating easier by connecting cruising boaters with available dockage. The

tags: Company Expansions, Rentals, Travel

Monday, November 19, 2018

San Francisco, Calif. – iNavX, the benchmark mobile marine navigation application, announced today that it will be releasing an entirely new backend system on December 1, 2018. Designed for speed, stability and security, the new iNavX backend system will replace the legacy Fugawi system, and better support iNavX users by

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