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Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Review by Bethany Platanella The sun lowered behind the glittering skyscrapers of downtown Miami as my husband and I sat for dinner at Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse in South Pointe Park. The 17-acre park is a popular spot for boaters as the nearby Miami Beach Marina — roughly a ten-minute walk from S&W — has […]

Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

February 4, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Hello, Miami! If you’re looking for fresh ways to have fun on your boat, this premiere issue of our unique publication is just what you want. Every issue of Boating Times Miami features interesting and fun places to go by boat; one day you can take in a Miami Heat game and then visit a […]

Don’t Do What I Did

Don’t Do What I Did

January 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Up until a few years ago, my only fishing experience had been as a child. Bamboo pole in hand at a local pond, I was having fun until my brother hooked his finger. An afternoon in the emergency room convinced me that fishing was not for the faint of heart. “Gone fishing” just never had […]

A Fish Can Fly?

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

You know that airplanes and birds fly, but did you know there is a species of fish that can fly? In the book called The Amazing World of Flyingfish by Steve N.G. Howell, readers learn about flyingfish — what they are, how they fly, what they look like, and where to see one. If you […]

Accident Avoidance

Accident Avoidance

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

A recent BoatUS study on collisions at sea noted that most accidents happen for three reasons: (1) inattention (the U.S. Coast Guard calls that “situational awareness”), (2) blind spots (“failure to keep a good look-out” in USCG-speak), and (3) speed (which everyone recognizes as dangerous). Inattention may be failing to heed the weather. You go […]

What Follows “Mayday”

What Follows “Mayday”

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

When a Mayday! cry comes in from a boater in peril, many layers of experience, planning, and technology come together as rescuers spring into action. Search and Rescue (SAR) is the most recognizable and time-honored task of any mariner, especially that of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG). Having saved over one million lives since its […]

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