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Christmas at Sea

by Robert Louis Stevenson The sheets were frozen hard, and they cut the naked hand; The decks were like a slide, where a seamen scarce could stand; The wind was a nor’wester, blowing squally off the sea; And cliffs and spouting breakers were the only things a-lee. They heard the... Continue reading
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Great Gift Ideas for Boaters

Holiday time is upon us and gift ideas are like gold.  If there’s a boater on your gift list, we’ve polled our staff and vendors and gotten some ideas from Boating magazine for gifts that he or she will love! Aqua Lily Pads Buoyant, rugged foam, on-water portable floating islands where... Continue reading
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Product Spotlight: Siren Marine’s Boat Monitoring System

Every boater knows that small problems become big problems when no one is around. Siren Marine products allow you to protect your asset, track boat movements, and switch on/off accessories from your cell phone, tablet or computer.  Born at sea, Siren Marine monitors are simply the best, most well thought... Continue reading
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An October Ghost Story: Mary Celeste

We love a good ghost story, and sometimes real stories are the most frightening of all .... In 1872, Captain Benjamin Briggs (a native of Marion, MA)—along with his wife, two-year-old daughter, and crew of seven—set sail across the Atlantic on the brigantine merchant ship Mary Celeste to deliver a... Continue reading
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Local History: The Battle of Falmouth

(Excerpted from http://wickedyankee.blogspot.com 10/25/11) When you think of the sites of significant battles in the history of our country, you probably don’t generally think of Cape Cod. In fact, for most of the extensive history of warfare in this country, Cape Cod has been spared. Certainly the citizens of Cape... Continue reading