Category Archives: Cool Things to Do

Mass Maritime Annual Boat Auction

Are you looking for a good buy on a used boat? Mass Maritime’s Annual Boat Auction is this weekend and there are a ton of great boats to be had. The Sealed Bid Sale will be held on SATURDAY and SUNDAY, … Continue reading

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Northeast Holiday Event Planner

Looking for a fun holiday event this season, check out this list from WindCheck magazine… Fifth Annual Huntington Harbor Parade of Lights November 29, Huntington, NY This event, presented by the Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society, is open to all boats. … Continue reading

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Celebrations Set for Star of India’s 150th Birthday

The Maritime Museum of San Diego will celebrate the sesquicentennial of its most famous ship, Star of India, during two weeks of public events on the Embarcadero and San Diego Bay. The special events will include “companion sailings” — in … Continue reading

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36th Annual St.Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show

The 36th Annual St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show, the largest boat show on the Gulf Coast, is set to sail into the Progress Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin and Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg, … Continue reading

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Cruise to Alaska with Waggoner

For the first time ever, Waggoner Cruising Guide is inviting a small group of boats to cruise in company from Anacortes, WA to Ketchikan, AK. They’ll plan the routes, worry about the weather, and arrange for unforgettable experiences. The plan … Continue reading

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Discover Boating Offers Hands-On Skills Training at Strictly Sail Long Beach

Nothing beats hands-on experience when it comes to improving your boating skills and learning new ones. This year’s show features a full schedule of two-hour and three-hour hands-on, on-the-water sailing workshops designed to add more fun and excitement to your boat show … Continue reading

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Cruiser’s Weekend Features Seminars, Barbecue

For boaters planning to cruise south for Mexico, the South Pacific or Central America, Adventure Voyaging is rolling out the welcome at a suggested pit stop: Catalina Island. From Oct. 18-20, Two Harbors will be filled with exhibitor booths, cruising … Continue reading

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Cool Things to Do: The Annapolis Sailboat Show

This is the big one and it starts one week from today! Blue Water Sailing is in a new location this year, booth AB12, so stop by to say hi Thursday-Monday! Now in its 44th year, the United States Sailboat Show attracts more … Continue reading

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Cool Things to Do

Where do people go for the best lobster in the Caribbean? The British Virgin Islands of course. The BVI is where globetrotters and international food lovers have discovered the most tasty, succulent catch of the sea: the spiny lobster. And … Continue reading

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Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar at the Annapolis Boat Show

Learn how to take the drama out of your dream! Team Jeff & Jean specialize in working with couples and bring this focus to their Couples Cruising Seminars. Jeff & Jean work with one couple at a time to provide cruising … Continue reading

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Sail Training at the Newport Boat Show

Are you heading to the Newport International Boat Show this weekend? Why not learn a few things while you’re there with the Discover Sailing Sail two and three hour sail training programs? Sailing 2 Hour On-Water Workshops: This year’s expanded … Continue reading

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Newport International Boat Show

Come and see us at the Newport International Boat show in Newport Rhode Island next week—BWS and CC will be at Booth C-45! The show is the first big sail and power show of the fall on the East Coast … Continue reading

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Diesel Maintenance Seminars with Mack Boring

Mack Boring & Parts Company has announced the 2013-2014 calendar of Marine Diesel Maintenance Seminars. These popular seminars give sailboat and powerboat owners an opportunity to become more familiar with their engines. Through the seminars, boat owners can develop a greater … Continue reading

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Lake Union Boats Afloat Show

Seattle’s 35th annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show gets underway on Wednesday, September 11 and continues through Sunday, September 15. This exciting show brings you all the best of boating in one place on beautiful South Lake Union in sunny … Continue reading

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Toronto’s Sail-in Cinema is Back

For three summer nights, Canada’s Sugar Beach is transformed into Toronto’s largest outdoor theatre. Movies are shown under the open skies on a two-sided screen set atop a barge in Toronto Harbor. You can watch movies for free from Sugar … Continue reading

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The Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial Celebration

The Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial Celebration will bring together hundreds of thousands of people from the U.S., Canada and abroad from August 29th – September 10, 2013. The two-week Celebration will include a large fleet of Tall Ships in an … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Offering Free Public Tours in Boston

The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive in Boston on Thursday July, 25 at 2:00 p.m. as part of their 2013 cadet summer training deployment. The Eagle will be moored up next to the USS Constitution at the … Continue reading

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Sail 2 Indonesia: New Rally by the Island Cruising Association for 2014

For centuries Indonesia has been a Mecca for sailing boats. First to the area were the Dutch and Portuguese adventurers, followed by the trading clippers taking spices to the world. In recent years cruisers have sailed to Indonesia for the … Continue reading

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Seven Seas Cruising Association’s 23rd Annual Downeast Gam Set for August 3

Cruisers heading to Maine this summer should mark their calendars for the 23rd Annual SSCA Downeast Gam at Gilkey’s Harbor, Islesboro, Maine. The gam will be held on August 3, 2013, to give cruisers time to arrive, cruise Maine or Nova … Continue reading

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Big Turnout Expected for 37th Annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Fest

This year’s Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival is expected to have a visitor whose presence is a much appreciated, if unreliable, part of the annual event — the sun. With forecasts calling for sunny, warm temperatures through next week, organizers … Continue reading

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