The Newport Folk Festival is this weekend. We were out on the Tom Sawyer last night and could see the tents and stages set up at Fort Adams. You can check out the lineup here. Originally posted on Your Survival Guy.
You may have experienced a heat wave this summer. Ours was this weekend, all over New England with temps in the 90s and the “real feel” reaching the low 100s. It was a scorcher. There’s no beating the heat, but going out on the boat is a nice break. In the first video I’ll show […]
Castaway is my new favorite boat song from the Zac Brown Band’s new album Jekyll + Hyde. I love the five part harmony at 2:15 minutes led by John Hopkins and drummer Chris Fryar bringing it all home. Makes me want to go to out on the boat (Read How to Buy a Boat part […]
A lot of great stuff happens when you’re on the water. It’s usually the things that you don’t plan which end up being the best memories. Like the time when I was shark fishing as a kid with my cousins, my uncle Ron, and my dad. My dad had a brand new pole. At one […]
“If you’re going to buy a boat that is mass produced, make sure you don’t buy the one that was put together on a Friday afternoon,” Skip Helme, Owner Brewer Street Boatworks. Well Skip and I made our offer, it was accepted and we needed to get it surveyed. Skip said he knew just the […]
Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a boat. So with that in mind, Skip and I planned out our road (and sea) trip to Long Island. We chose Long Island because there were about five to ten boats of the specific make and model we were targeting for sale at various […]
Once you decide you want a boat you need to decide what kind of boat: Power or Sail. I have a ton of memories from sailing as a kid. One that stands out is a re-occurring daydream I’d have. It would often happen while we were sailing out in what felt like the middle of […]