Marinalife announced an expansion of their card-holder Discount Program. The expansion brings access to thousands of discounts, along with a streamlined way to search for them by keyword, city, state, body of water and category. The company reports savings up to 50% on dockage, fuel, repairs, towing, service and maintenance, restaurants and more. Joy McPeters […]
The Expedition Medical Chest series is unlike the cheap kits you get from the typical marine supply house, these kits are stocked with professional-grade supplies and tools to help you deal with health emergencies while at sea.
Bimini Breakdown by Victoria Allman We were only going to be in Bimini for two days. There was no time to waste. I wanted Bimini Bread. Trouble was, we were anchored two miles off the east coast of the island and the tender was broken. Harry, our engineer was busy trying to fix it. […]
Tribal Bartering By Victoria Allman “Are they still there?” I asked Patrick as he walked through the galley. “They haven’t left.” Patrick grabbed a slice of pineapple from the platter in front of me. “We’re surrounded.” I swatted his hand as he reached for another slice. The fruit tray was for the guests on Pangaea, […]
Marinalife, the online boating concierge and reservations service, has launched a new website, with a clean, nautical look that bodes well for the user experience. The company has also added a useful search function for back issues of the Marinalife Magazine, and its new blog. I did a quick test of the search function using […]
Editor’s Note — Victoria Allman is the chef aboard a 143-foot megayacht and the author of the recently released “Sea Fare: A Chef’s Journey Across the Ocean.” This is the ninth in a series of periodic columns here on OceanLines featuring her irresistible recipes. Best of all for OceanLines readers, who are travelers of the […]
There’s a great little item on the P.A.E. Nordhavn website about a chance meeting of the first two 75 Expedition Yacht Fisher (EYF) boats in Cabo San Lucas this summer. The two families who own hulls no. 1 and 2 apparently read the marketing materials that P.A.E. produced when it launched the new model. One […]
If you’ve never been to an owners’ or manufacturer’s or dealer’s rendezvous, you’re missing a great part of the cruising lifestyle. Last weekend’s Northeast Nordic Tug Owners Association (NENTOA) 2010 Rendezvous in Essex, Connecticut, is a great example of how they work and why they’re such a wonderful experience. NENTOA works closely each year with […]