Monthly Archives: June 2012

Boston skyline sunset….many years ago.

 Here are a few shots that I took many years ago of the downtown Boston skyline near the waterfront. Most of our skyline has stayed the same over the years, but there are definitely a few changes that you may … Continue reading

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Favorable weekend forecast for the Boston Harbor area

Wunderground.com, my favorite marine weather resource on the web shows a great Boston Harbor marine forecast for this weekend. SW wind 5-10kts with waves less than one foot. Offshore looks good as well. Check their website for periodic updates.

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Several ideas for a July 4th weekend boating excursion

It is weekends like this, before a holiday week, that I usually like to head off on an overnight adventure and find a transient slip in another harbor. With the 4th falling on a Wednesday this year, it can be … Continue reading

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Brutal traffic on the way to the Cape

Heading to Cape Cod from Boston this weekend? Watch out for the brutal bumper-to-bumper traffic I got caught in last time:  

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Opening Night at the Tea Party Museum

The Boston Tea Party Museum officially opened tonight with large crowd, fireworks, and a tea party re-enactment. We have long anticipated this opening (see our earlier post here), and will be attending this week. This museum is a must-see for … Continue reading

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The President is in town

As I was heading home tonight I caught a glimpse of Air Force One parked over at Logan tonight. I remembered that President Obama was in town today. I’m not sure if he attended the opening of our new Museum … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor picture of the week: Sunset at Black Rock Beach in Cohasset

  A solitary boat sits offshore at Cohasset’s Black Rock Beach on a calm, still June night.

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Scituate’s Lawson Tower: A good boating landmark

the Lawson Tower in Scituate, MA: Today I got to climb the Lawson Tower in Scituate, as it was open to the public. I have always wanted to check out the perspective from the top, as it is one of … Continue reading

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Heading down to the boat ramp this weekend?

I have gotten some questions about finding good Boston-area boat ramps recently. The bad news is that there aren’t nearly enough of them, especially on the South Shore. This is a frequent complaint of Boston Boaters. There is, however, a great list … Continue reading

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The harbor is not much relief from a brutal heat wave

I headed over to Long Wharf thursday night- being by the water did not provide much relief from the blistering heat. Last night, I headed out on the harbor for some fishing, but the thunderstorms sent me quickly back to … Continue reading

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