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Unscrambler

Unscrambler

July 13, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

      Answer key: 1. SURINES is SUNRISE 2. NUELASSSGS is SUNGLASSES 3. SESRUCNEN is SUNSCREEN 4. NEDUSA is SUNDAE 5. RFSWNOEUL is SUNFLOWER 6. HNULISTG is SUNLIGHT 7. UNRSUNB is SUNBURN 8. SNUKNE is SUNKEN 9. ETUNSS is SUNSET

Fun Sun Facts

Fun Sun Facts

July 13, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. We see the sun (almost) every day, and enjoy its warmth in the summer. But we bet there are some things about the sun you didn’t know — until now. What is the sun? The sun is a star. It’s the closest star to earth. Why does the sun glow? The sun is made […]

The Joys and Challenges of Boating with the Family

The Joys and Challenges of Boating with the Family

Like anything else in life, boating with your children is multi-faceted. There are pros and cons to boating with the kids in tow. The shared experience can be joyous, heartwarming, and downright fun. However, it can also be stressful, chaotic, and challenging! We share many happy memories out on the water with our kids. However, […]

Hey! Who’s the Captain? Kids & Decision Making

Hey! Who’s the Captain? Kids & Decision Making

I used to drive a sporty car, live in a cozy, inexpensive apartment and vacation in the Caribbean. Now I drive a minivan, live in a good school district with outrageous taxes (we’re leaving when my youngest graduates high school!), and vacation at Disney parks. Ah, the days when decisions were ours alone to make! […]

Unease at Sea

Unease at Sea

February 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Face it. We’ve all been in exceedingly awkward situations, embarrassed or uncomfortable with someone or something. Our first reaction is to flee as fast as we can, but that won’t work when we’re embarrassed on a boat far from the shore! I asked readers to share instances in which they felt ill at ease, […]

Safety Turtle

Safety Turtle

January 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Keeping an eye on your children and pets as they race from the bow to stern in a bizarre sugar induced relay race can be anything but a relaxing experience, especially while entertaining guests aboard your boat. Peace of mind is now available and it comes in the shape of a green terrapin. The Safety […]

Kids Unscramble

December 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

                        1. eiatPrs is pirates 2. iphS is ship 3. ydiBahtr is birthday 4. Pyatr is Party 5. ltNaaciu is nauticaL. 6. accekspu is cupcakeS. 7. caek is cake 8. reoidosntac is decorations 9. osttaot is tattoos 10. islfgdho is goldfish

Launch a Nautical Birthday Party

December 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Searching for a birthday party theme? Want one that isn’t the same as everybody else’s party plan? How about a nautical-themed birthday party? Boatloads of decorating ideas and activities abound, making a nautical party one to remember. Search popular parent and party-planning sites and you’ll find plenty of ideas for a nautical party. Some sites […]

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 […]

Sailing to Windward, A book review of “Harts at Sea”

Sailing to Windward, A book review of “Harts at Sea”

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

As you pack up your boat after a fun outing, do your thoughts invariably turn to living aboard?  Would your life change for the better if you left your land-bound existence behind and your only commute was to warmer waters? In Harts at Sea – Sailing to Windward, Barbara J. Hart recounts her first year […]