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South Florida Angler Visits Caribbean in Pursuit of Record

On her way to a Billfish Royal Slam – Julie Crispin seen here with Ryan Thurner, mate of Marlin Magic in Kona, Hawaii

A Billfish Royal Slam is for most a lifetime sports fishing achievement. Julie Crispin, of Stuart, Florida, has set out to accomplish the International Game Fishing Association (IGFA) recognized feat of catching, tagging and releasing nine specific billfish species in 12 …

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IGY Marinas Appointed to Manage National Harbor Marina

IGY MARINAS APPOINTED TO MANAGE NATIONAL HARBOR MARINA

IGY Marinas today announced that it has expanded its robust collection of luxury destinations with the addition of National Harbor Marina. This new northeast location marks a milestone, allowing the company – for the first time ever – to offer the …

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The USNA’s Plebe Summer Sailing Program

Photo Courtesy of the United States Naval Academy

Leave it to the Navy to develop and run a sailing program delivering 18,000 student hours to 1,200 freshmen Midshipmen during six weeks every summer. Naval Academy Basic Sail Training Director Joni Palmer, likens the program to a “well-oiled and …

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Celebrate the Fourth of July – On The Water!

Murrells Inlet Fourth of July Boat Parade. Courtesy Murrells Inlet 2020

Just add water to make any Independence Day celebration even more special. Boat parades, star-spangled races and fireworks over the water are just a few choices. Here are suggestions of ways throughout the southeast to enjoy the Fourth of July. …

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Cruising the Potomac River

Photo by Vicki Lathom and Jim Davis

We called it the “D.C. Commute,” a knock-off name for our 100-mile cruise up the Potomac River to the Nation’s Capital. From the 12 mile wide mouth of the river to the D.C. basin anchorage took our small fleet of …

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Crab Pot Interference

A true “Bawlmore” summer.

Summertime in Baltimore means one thing, Maryland Steamed Crabs. My favorite memories involved the family gathered around a picnic table with a bushel of crabs spread over newspaper and Chuck Thompson on the radio calling the O’s play-by-play. It didn’t …

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Chesapeake Sailing Starts with a Bang

Photo by Vicki Lathom

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to start your engines. Or, hoist your sails. Just around the corner is Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial launch of the Chesapeake Bay boating season. And the unofficial focus of this seasonal event is the …

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Great Loop Cruise Eastern North America

Cape Florida Lighthouse. Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee. Not only are these names of states, they are rivers along the Great Loop, a continuous waterway of inland rivers, canals and lakes connecting to the Great Lakes, Gulf and the Intracoastal Waterway. Great …

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SUPer Ways to Paddleboard the Southeast

Credit: Chris McQuiston

A sure sign of spring along the southeast coast is a resurgence in Stand Up Paddleboarding events from Florida north to Virginia. Here are four SUPer events not to miss.   April 10-12: Shark Bite Challenge (Dunedin, Fla.) Over 350 paddlers …

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Clarks Landing Enters the Pro-Am Fishing Tournament

Clarks Landing sales team enters local sportfishing tournament

Clarks Landing will be participating in the 34th Annual Pro-Am Fishing Tournament at the Rod’N’Reel in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. Our team of anglers have years of experience and will be fishing aboard a 2015 Tidewater 250 Center Console. Tidewater is …

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