Monthly Archives: April 2012

Boston Harbor Harbor Picture of the Week: Tall Ships

In July of 2009, Boston Harbor hosted over 40 Tall Ships to its’ waters.  It was a great event for boat owners…we took out guests three or four times over a few days to tour around the harbor and see … Continue reading

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High-Speed Boston Harbor Tour Deal

In case you are looking for a different kind of Boston Harbor tour this spring, Boston.com is featuring a RIB Adventure Tour package for $45 this week (normally priced at $120.)  I have not been on this tour before, but … Continue reading

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Boston Whalers at the New England Boat Show

The boat show was a couple of weeks ago, but I thought one interesting takeaway we would share was the upgrades to the Boston Whaler 285 Conquest- this is interesting since this is the model we own. The pictures I … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor Picture of the Week: Surf Crashing into Minot Light

This photo was taken last fall during a Nor’easter. Minot light is particularly exposed in these storms given its location- mounted to a ledge one mile northeast off the coast of Scituate. The lighthouse has been hit with waves at … Continue reading

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Boston Tea Party Museum Set to Open Soon

I am very excited for the Tea Party Museum to open, which according to its website is scheduled to occur in 78 days. Having been under construction for quite some time, the structure is coming together quite nicely.  I remember … Continue reading

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Two Boston Harbor Cruise Deals

Are you starting to think about planning some Boston Harbor boating excursions this summer?   I was just combing through my inbox and noticed there were two separate deals today for cruises on Boston Harbor: A one-hour Boston Harbor Cruise … Continue reading

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Salem Ferry Service Faces Challenge

Report from both Boston.com and Salemnews.com today indicate that the Salem Ferry service has not been profitable, and as such, may be looking to change operators. To me, this is sad news. In addition to providing the only north shore … Continue reading

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Cod Fishing in New England

A very small cod caught while fishing off the New England coast early this spring: The NOAA has cut its cod catch quota for the Gulf of Maine by 22%to 6,700 tons for the 2012 season. While aiming to protect … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor Picture of The Week: Sunrise

A nice early morning sunrise shot, looking east out of Hewitt’s cove in Hingham:

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Boston Harbor Auctions Spring Maritime Sale

Are you looking to add a piece of nautical history to your home?  Or perhaps you are hoping to find the perfect gift for Father’s Day?  I just got a flyer in the mail yesterday about the Boston Harbor Auction … Continue reading

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