Places & Ports

Boats, bikes and beaches

Boats, bikes and beaches

November 18, 2015 at 8:21 pm

A perfect summer day on the outer Cranberry Isles – with boat and bicycles – confirmed to us that this combination is ideal for scratching the surface of these islands.

Along the Reach

Along the Reach

November 2, 2015 at 5:53 pm

A leisurely ramble, east to west along Maine’s Eggemoggin Reach in wet, windless and buggy conditions still delights the skipper of the 22-foot, engineless catboat Penelope.

You’ll never believe what we saw on the ICW

You’ll never believe what we saw on the ICW

November 2, 2015 at 5:50 pm

While Middle America puts on a pretty face for those who pass by on the highway, the view from the Intracoastal Waterway is of a different stripe, perhaps a more accurate display of what America is all about.

A pocket cruise in the Elizabeths

A pocket cruise in the Elizabeths

September 1, 2015 at 3:11 pm

Between Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound are the pristine Elizabeth Islands, from which it’s a short hop to Martha’s Vineyard. A pleasant, relaxing week of true cruising can be had in and around them.