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This Obscenely Fancy Mega-Yacht Comes With Its Own Private 'Beach'

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.23.2016 | Travel

We’re always looking for affordable ways to take a break, even on the high seas. But hey, it never hurts to dream about life on a 590-foot mega-yach...

How To Survive The World's Most Treacherous Race

The Huffington Post | Alex Kushneir | Posted 07.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Another Trip Across: Sailing the Gulf Stream From Key West to Havana

Blake Scott | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
Blake Scott

Since the shift in U.S.-Cuban relations, recreational boaters from Florida have been literally racing to Havana.

Cape Hatteras: A Top Family Beach

Kiley Smith | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Looking for a great place to vacation this year? How about Cape Hatteras? Cape Hatteras consistently ranks at the top of best family beach. That f...

Kauai Island, Hawaii

David Code | Posted 05.13.2016 | Travel
David Code

My greatest moment of trepidation was when I strapped on my tank and flippers, placed the air regulator in my mouth, and stepped off the edge of the b...

I'm With Stupid: Help Give this Bloated Red Tub a Name

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.25.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I had a conversation recently with an old buddy of mine, a professional stand-up comedian, and we both agreed that this whole Donald Trump thing is re...

A Beloved Icon Lost to Fire - The Point Reyes "Shipwreck" Destroyed

Alexis Coram | Posted 02.29.2016 | San Francisco
Alexis Coram

The beloved "Point Reyes" fishing vessel in Inverness, California, caught fire on the morning of February 22, destroying the boat's stern and igniting...

Hawaii Family Travel: Sharks, Dolphins, Whales, Turtles, and Yoga

David Code | Posted 02.25.2016 | Travel
David Code

We swam with the sharks. Literally. No protective cage. On a gorgeous, sunny morning, my 16 year-old son Josh and I joined 5 others to board a boat...

8 Things Pablo Escobar didn't want you to know about Colombia

Laura Grier | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Laura Grier

My whole life I grew up hearing about the feuding drug cartels and cocaine trade of Colombia. I had the fear of God put in me by my mother to never g...

America's Flag Ship May Be Sold For Scrap

Fred Lundgren | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel
Fred Lundgren

The SS United States, America's greatest Ocean liner, is facing the scrap heap unless a boat load of money can be raised to save it.

Discovering the Thousand Islands in New York State and Ontario, Canada

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

One of the most memorable travel experiences I could imagine would be discovering a place on the planet of extraordinary beauty that I had never known...

How to Light a Match

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 09.15.2015 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

I woke to the sound of loud voices, people shouting, and hurried movements. I was stiff from sleeping curled up in a tight ball (to keep warm) on a ha...

Starter Island: Highbourne Cay

Ashleigh Rolle | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
Ashleigh Rolle

At the beginning of the year, I promised myself that I would take a lot more risks and step outside of what would normally be my comfort zone. My participation in Starter Island was just that.

Intruders Enjoyed Fast Food, Selfies On Boat While Family Slept: Cops

Associated Press | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.31.2015 | Weird News

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut have charged two people they say broke into a boat at a Norwalk marina to enjoy a fast food meal and take...

Lucky Whale Watchers Get An Insanely Close View Of Humpback Pod

LittleThings | Posted 08.10.2016 | Travel
LittleThings

When you go on a whale-watch, just the prospect of seeing the majestic creatures at all is seriously thrilling. For a few lucky tourists off the coast of Massachusetts, their trip out to sea turned into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get really cozy with the ocean's gentle giants.

Why Not Just Let Miami Marine Stadium Be a Stadium?

Tom Falco | Posted 07.17.2016 | Miami
Tom Falco

Nothing can be simple in Miami, you can't just have the stadium be what it was for all those years -- a stadium with shows and an audience.

Old Traditions Make New Memories on a Family Canoe-Camping Trip

Carrie Visintainer | Posted 06.26.2016 | Parents
Carrie Visintainer

There's an heirloom of sorts sitting in my garage. It's not a necklace or a quilt, but something less traditional: a 15-foot Coleman canoe.

The 21 Best Seafood Shacks In America

Thrillist | Posted 06.10.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

It's summertime, the livin' is easy, and seafood shacks are throwing open their doors.

America's 10 Greatest Lake Towns In The Summer

Thrillist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

It's hard to argue with conventional wisdom: beaches are pretty damn great. Still, America loves an underdog, and in the geographical feature version of Rocky, the lake town is Balboa to the beach town's Creed.

11 Hilarious Boat Names That Need To Be On Real Boats Right Now

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.08.2015 | Comedy

Naming a boat: the Cadillac of naming privileges.

Dog Stranded On Out-Of-Control Dinghy Takes Wild Ride... To Absolutely Nowhere

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.07.2015 | Weird News

A dog in Queensland, Australia, found itself on a strange ride this week when its owner fell overboard and left the animal doing doughnuts on an out-o...

Fabulous Fiji

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

There's so much to do here, if catching a tan is not your cup of tea; sailing, fishing, scuba diving the colorful coral reefs, yoga in the morning on the beach and of course... the spa.

How Does It Feel to Sail Across an Ocean for the First Time?

Quora | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
Quora

I sailed from California to Hawaii twice when I was a teenager, once with my Dad on a 25' sailboat and once as the navigator for an elderly couple that was planning on retiring to a sailboat and sailing all over the world.

8 Things That Are A Lot Better In Concept Than In Reality

Nancy Roman | Posted 06.28.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

There are quite a few things that I like the IDEA of a lot more than the thing itself. For instance: Boats.

15 Breathtaking Photos of the Charles Bridge

Olena Kagui | Posted 06.21.2015 | Travel
Olena Kagui

After living in Prague for almost two decades, I am still as fascinated with the Charles Bridge as tourists are seeing it for the first time. During these many years, I have discovered the best spots to photograph the Charles Bridge. Some much less-known than others.