Saturday, September 22, 2007

Basics of Boat Charters

Thinking of chartering a boat? What do you look for? How do you know who to trust? Boat or yacht charters, crewed or bareboat, could be tricky. This article in today's Wall Street Journal is a good primer for those looking to learn more about boat charters - and best of all, I didn't have to log-in or subscribe to read it. Please comment if that changes when you click through to the article, and I'll update this post.

Friday, September 21, 2007

Marina for Sale - Only $12 Million

I just got a piece of mail offering me the opportunity to buy a marina on 55 acres in Seneca Illinois. I don't have $12 Million laying around, so I thought I would share the offer with you:

The property is called Hidden Cove Marina of the Seneca Yacht Club and is located about an hour outside of Chicago.

If you're interested in a marina with 150 slips on the Illinois River, please contact Don Stump at 708-380-1881 or

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Hybrid Boat

Sure they're small like their land-locked counterparts, but hybrid boats have finally arrived with the launch of the Craigcat Hybrid.

The Craigcat Hybrid is very compact, sits two comfortably, and will run for eight hours on a single gallon of gas according to the company.