Amsterdam: The Last Days of Summer

Amsterdam: The Last Days of Summer
... is at work. Young male visitors gawk until their eyes fall out. Taking photos of the ladies will teach them the latest Dutch four letter word. boating in Amsterdam is great fun. Tourists along with locals rent a boat for an hour or an afternoon. There is a boat for all ages and preferences – choices include two-person pedalos, luxurious vessels and vintage sailing boats. Vessels under 15 metres and slower than 20 kilometres per hour do not need a boating license. The boat in the pictures glides...
August 19th, 2010 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: architecture, boating, featuredphoto

Edinburgh Photo Friday: Firth of Forth

Edinburgh Photo Friday: Firth of Forth
Today’s Photo Friday tip is one of the most fabulous things you can do during an Edinburgh summer:  go boating out on the Firth of Forth!  The firth of forth is the sea estuary that wraps around Edinburgh from the north sea and heads inland.  The major provider of boat tours is Forth Tours, and with views like this, what’s not to like? The firth is actually a fjord, formed by glaciers in the ice age.  The forth is narrower that it used to be, in places, due to land reclamation by...
August 6th, 2010 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: boating, photo friday, photography

Peaceful and Laid-Back Southern Style: Grand Rivers, Ky.

Peaceful and Laid-Back Southern Style: Grand Rivers, Ky.
... areas.) While you may want to spend a couple of hours or a day here, don’t forget about everything that is waiting for you back in Grand Rivers. boating is really big in the area. Just how big? According to Kraemer, in the small town there’s 650 boat slips. As for you, the visitor, you can rent a boat to explore the lakes or if you never the helm of boat, there’s two-day or four-day (if you’re in Grand Rivers for a week) sailing school offered through Lighthouse Landing (map). If you prefer...
July 30th, 2010 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: boating, eco friendly travel, getaway, kentucky lake, lake barkley, outdoor, outdoor activity

Boating through London

Boating through London
... rather than stuck on the towpath, with a job to go to or a bus to catch. Take a trip to Lee Valley Boats in North London, and you can make your boating dreams a reality for a while. Lee Valley hires day boats on the rivers Lee and Stort in Hertfordshire, gentle suburban rivers with overhanging willows, little market towns to visit, and plenty of riverside pubs. ‘Ratty’ for instance is a delightful electric-powered launch which seats eight people, a great boat to take a picnic party...
July 10th, 2010 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: boat, boating, featuredarticle, tour

Willow Creek Lake: An Outdoor Lovers Paradise

Willow Creek Lake:  An Outdoor Lovers Paradise
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June 25th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: boating, featuredphoto, lake, water sports

Discover What Floats Your Boat at Wooden Boat Festival

Discover What Floats Your Boat at Wooden Boat Festival
... measure.  A big crowd favorite. Music – Live music all weekend long on the Lake Union Park lawn. The Center for Wooden Boats provides hands-on boating experiences using its fleet of historic wooden boats.  They operate year round, renting sail and rowboats to the public.  They also offer adult and youth classes in sailing and other boating skills.  Private sailing lessons are also available. Location:  Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley Street, Lake Union Park (map) Date & Time: ...
June 23rd, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: boating, family, featuredarticle, festival

18th Annual Orange County Boat Show

18th Annual Orange County Boat Show
... Boat Show coming to Anaheim!  From May 1st- May 2nd, the Anaheim Angels Stadium won’t be hosting a baseball game, but one of the most popular boating events in the southland. The Orange County Boat Show, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California (the official watercraft insurance provider) will have a diverse selection of new boats, personal watercraft and marine accessories, featuring family runabouts, ski boats, fishing boats, pontoons, high performance sportboats, cruisers...
April 20th, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: boating

A Family Outing at Bamberton Provincial Park

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August 3rd, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, boating, camp, Family Friendly, fishing, hiking, Outdoors & Recreation, parks, picnic, sports, swim

Gold Rush Adventures in BC’s Cariboo Chilcotin

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June 24th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: boating, explore, fishing, history, History & Information, Outdoors & Recreation, sports, Tours

Sunny Sechelt

... provided for holiday travelers, as well as resorts where you can relax and unwind.  The Sunshine Coast also offers a variety of sialing and boating opportunities and cruising destinations and marinas easily reached from Vancouver, the Gulf Islands or U.S. waters. PHOTO CREDITS: W. Ruth Kozak Related places: A Sechelt, BC ...
June 15th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beach, boating, Family Friendly, festival, fishing, hiking, History & Information, marinas, Outdoors & Recreation, resorts, Tours

Photo Op: Sunset on Puget Sound

... a group.  But do spend at least a few hours out on the waters of Puget Sound.   Photo credit:  seanmcne @flickr Tags: boating, outdoor recreation, Photos, Puget Sound, sailing, Sports & Recreation ...
May 17th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: boating, outdoor recreation, Photos, Puget Sound, sailing, Sports & Recreation

Photo Op: Seattle Yacht Club

... junior program, and welcomes both sail and power boaters.  It’s located at 1807 East Hamlin Street. Photo credit: rocketvox @flickr Tags: boating, outdoor recreation, Photos, Sports & Recreation, water sports, yacht club, yachting ...
May 3rd, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: boating, outdoor recreation, Photos, Sports & Recreation, water sports, yacht club, yachting

Yachting Seasons Opens in Seattle

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May 1st, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: boating, Events, Family Friendly, Getting Around - Local Transportation, outdoor recreation, People - Interesting Local People, People Watching, Sports & Recreation, water sports, yachting

This Weekend. . . the 62nd Annual Seattle Boat Show

... options galore.  Whether you’re a boat owner, or a wanna-be boat owner, this show is jam packed with stuff to see, including  products, boating equipment and accessories, informational booths and seminars, hands on experiences, and more than 1,000 recreational watercraft on display. Location:  Indoors at Qwest Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Avenue South (map it), and Afloat at South Lake Union at 901 Fairview North (map it).  A free shuttle operates between the two venues. Dates...
January 22nd, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: boat show, boating, Boats Afloat, consumer shows, Events, Family Friendly, outdoor recreation, People - Interesting Local People, Qwest-Field, Shopping, Sports & Recreation, This Weekend

Holiday Parade of Lights

... is available in the area. Images – Flickr – sailboat,  _________________________________________________ Tags: Alexandria, boating, Events, Family Friendly, Just a Bit Weird - Fun & Quirky Places, nightlife, People Watching, Potomac, Sports & Recreation, Virginia ...
November 26th, 2008 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Alexandria, boating, Events, Family Friendly, Just a Bit Weird - Fun & Quirky Places, nightlife, People Watching, Potomac, Sports & Recreation, Virginia

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