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Editor’s Letter

January 28, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The day dawns clear and warm. There’s nothing pressing on your agenda. So what are you doing with a day like this? Going boating, of course! I can relate because I also go boating every chance that I can. Though I usually have a different destination each time, there’s just one reason for being out […]

Kids Aboard

Kids Aboard

July 9, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating is a family-friendly activity. While it’s exciting to spend quality time together with all family members, boating with little ones can be quite daunting.  Images of kids wailing about boredom and falling overboard flit through parents’ minds, playing out like two alternating horror movies stuck on repeat. Click off those images and watch instead […]

Storm Planning and Procedures

Storm Planning and Procedures

July 9, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  No matter the prediction for this hurricane season, all it takes is one powerful storm to destroy property and jeopardize lives. Start preparing while the sun is shining — follow our checklist and protect your valued vessel (and/or your investment). You’ll be prepared with time to spare, because once a storm looms, you want […]

Miami Waterkeeper

Miami Waterkeeper

July 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. The turquoise water of Biscayne Bay stretches 35 miles up the coastline of South Florida. Residents and visitors use the scenic body of water for diving, fishing, snorkeling, swimming, and, of course, boating. Biscayne Bay is “the jewel of our city, and it helps drive the economy,” says Miami Waterkeeper Executive Director Rachel Silverstein. […]

Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill

Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill

July 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

White and yellow umbrellas blocked the last rays of the setting sun. A string of lights flickered as the disc jockey started up mellow background music. Low chatter surrounded my friends and I as we settled down at our table for a lazy Sunday night at Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill at the Standard Hotel. […]

Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium

July 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Opened in 1955, the Miami Seaquarium is one of the oldest marine life parks in the United States. The 28-acre facility features live shows, exhibits, and animal interactions for all ages, making it a great place for boating families to visit. Seaquarium is in the northern part of Biscayne Bay. Although the park is not […]

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

July 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is located on the gorgeous island of Key Biscayne. The park is a popular stop for residents and visitors, and remains one of the best boating destinations in Miami. Boaters can anchor in No Name Harbor or dock along the sea wall that lines the southern edge of the […]

Present and Ready. Safety, Skill, and Satisfaction through Mindfulness

Present and Ready. Safety, Skill, and Satisfaction through Mindfulness

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Earlier this year, a photo of a sailor went viral on the web. While he’s seen glued to his cell phone, he’s missing a humpback whale that’s breaching right in front of his boat.  The photo, captioned, “A sign of the times,” makes an important social commentary — we rarely pay attention to what’s […]

Preventing Melanoma

Preventing Melanoma

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Almost five million people are treated for skin cancer annually in the U.S. The American Cancer Society states that one person dies of melanoma, an ominous form of skin cancer, about every hour. The annual cost for treatment of melanoma is over $3 billion. The good news in these grim statistics is that many […]

Rowing and Paddling Fitness

Rowing and Paddling Fitness

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Has running on the treadmill day after day at the gym become tiresome? Does your local area lack appealing pathways for a scenic or lengthy bike ride? Or are you just seeking a new way to enjoy the outdoors and get in a great workout at the same time? If your answer is yes […]

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