As summer begins in New England and thousands of boaters hit the water, a significant portion of them will unknowingly break the written and unwritten rules of the water. Below is an incomplete list of boating faux pas, assembled by a professional mariner in no particular order, to keep your reputation, and your boat, in working order.
For the first time in several years, after a few days at home, I was landsick. That’s right; I was not seasick while on the boat, I was landsick walking on shore afterward.
MMA is the best option for those looking to make significant money, enjoy a lot of vacation time, and earn their living on the oceans of the world. Here are five reasons you, or your child, should head to this small school in Castine, Maine.
This modified rendition of The Night Before Christmas was written by my good friend Ed Snell. He crafted it a few years ago but it resurfaces annually, much to my delight and that of my fellow mariners, particularly those on tugboats.
Rather than waste my energy on placing blame for events in the past, I choose to learn from the events that transpired and apply them to my career and my personal life. We can not bring back those that we lost, but we can help to protect those that are still here.