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Christmas Boat Parade Calendar through the Southeast

The Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce presents “A Coastal Christmas,” a month long celebration including land and sea parades, food, singing and of course, Santa. Photos courtesy of Clayton Wallace and the Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce

Waterways across our region come alive during the holiday season as communities hold their annual Christmas lighted boat parades. For many communities, what may have begun as a simple floating parade with some twinkling lights outlining the vessel has turned …

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Charter Fishing and Sailing in North Carolina

“We live in a unique place,” says Capt. Frank Smith. “If we can get people down here for a week or ten days, they can do it all. They can go inshore fishing, offshore fishing, sailing, you name it. We’ve …

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Christmas Boat Parade Schedule

Christmas Boat Parade - Photo Courtesy of Winterfest

Lighted boat parades mean huddling with friends along the shore and gulping hot chocolate while watching vessels adorned with lighted palm trees and crewmembers shivering in Hawaiian shirts. The magic of the holiday season is not reserved for towns with …

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NC Fishermen Honored With Annual Blessing of the Fleet

It’s a balmy Sunday morning at State Port in Morehead City, N.C., where hundreds of people gather to witness the Blessing of the Fleet. Dignitaries, clergymen and regular folk listen to testimonies of hardship, endurance, pride and strength exhibited by local …

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Fall Boat Show Calendar Cater to All Boating Tastes

Whether you love traditional wooden boats, modern super yachts, speedy powerboats, performance sportfishers, or cruising sail craft, there’s a boat show calendar for you in the Southeast this month. Week One That diversity starts the first weekend of the month …

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Marlin Man at the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament - Todd Baxley and his winning blue marlin both take a break after a two-hour battle.

Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament 2012   Angler Todd Baxley of Charleston, S.C., brought the winning fish to the scales at the prestigious Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in Morehead City, N.C, fullfilling what any blue water angler would have …

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Cruising the ICW – 1500 Miles on the Inside

Cruising the ICW - The shrimping fleet in McClellanville, SC. Photo by Jody Reynolds

  Cruising the ICW 1500 Miles on the Inside Cruising the Universe that Parrallels Interstate I-95   Heading north from Beaufort, S.C., on the morning tide late in April, our 82-year-old motor yacht, Cygnus II, glides through the beautiful marshes …

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