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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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What Type of Charter is Right for You?

Courtesy of The Moorings

“There are so many factors in every charter trip,” says Ann Wallis-White, owner of Annapolis-based Ann-Wallis White Yacht Charters, who advises clients and answers these questions daily. The points to consider when organizing a yacht charter are much the same …

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Youth Summer Sailing Programs in the Southeast

Whether your child wants to learn to sail, enhance skills, just learn to kayak or even windsurf, there is a Youth Summer Sailing Program right in your backyard. Some of them include: Virginia:  Hampton Yacht Club. One week basic Explorer sessions, …

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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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Fabulous Fall Festivals Fill Waterfront with Fun

After surviving another summer in the Southeast, you deserve some fun. Coastal dwellers know that some of the biggest fun of the year is found at annual fall festivals, and when it comes to celebrations on the waterfront, October is …

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Tall Ship Jeanie B Calling on Washington NC

The history of Washington, North Carolina is interwoven with that of the tall-masted schooners that were once a commonplace sight on the city’s waterfront, coming and going on the waters of the Pamlico River with all manner of raw materials …

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