Charter a boat to an exotic destination and rendezvous with other boaters to share the adventure. Pick a place that everyone has dreamed about but never had the chance to see.
Circumnavigate the eastern United States. It's a great way to see the country from a unique seaside perspective.
Anchor under the stars and experience life's simple pleasures on the seas without marina amenities. Turn off the air conditioner and electricity and let nature light your night.
Raft up with a group of other boaters to enjoy a flotilla of camaraderie. It's like tailgating on the waves in a party cove with friends.
Hand over the wheel and get behind a boat on a wakeboard, water skis, raft or water tube. Go wild ski barefoot!
Drive or be a passenger in a boat running more than 100 mph to experience the thrill of speed and wind on the water.
Witness nature's glittery magic. Tiny glowing micro-organisms put on a nocturnal show that rivals the stars above.
especially one that raises funds for a worthy charity.
such as jet skis, white water rafting, wakeboarding, windsurfing, kiteboarding and cliff diving.
sting rays, manatees or even friendly sharks. If you prefer to stay dry above the water, take a whale-watching cruise.
or build a boat from a kit.
Sure, it can be dangerous, dark and a little scary, but fearless cave divers are rewarded with fantastic displays of
rock formations, stalagmites and unique underwater creatures.
Also known as a diver propulsion vehicle (DPV), and let the underwater scooter whisk you through the sea as if you were in a James Bond movie.
Go back in time and master ancient maritime skills before GPS and electronic devices were invented.
Let the seas select your menu by swimming to the bottom for regional delicacies such as lobster, scallops, oysters and fish. Use a spear, net or your bare hands to catch your feast.
Find hidden coves by traveling on kayaks, canoes or stand-up paddleboards (SUPs). Escape the crowds and witness nature`s often-overlooked beauty while getting a good workout along the way.
Whether you deck your bows with Christmas lights or sport patriotic red, white and blue for July 4th fireworks, be part of the festivities with fellow revelers.
See how your skills measure up against other mariners. Win or lose, friendly competition is a blast.
Experience mankind's ingenuity to move massive ships and small vessels through its 48-mile intricate lock system.
From the Alpine Butterfly to the Zeppelin Bend. You'll feel like an accomplished sailor and be ready for any nautical circumstance.
It's an easy trip from South Florida to this paradise of irresistible islands surrounded by crystal clear waters and first-class fishing. Best time to go: spring and early
Some of the best ones in the United States are Annapolis, Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Newport, Chicago and Seattle.