Category Archives: Boat Travel

One Man’s Quest to Save a 117-Year-Old Storm-Battered Lighthouse

On a windy January afternoon, our boat navigates the nine miles from Boston Harbor Shipyard & Marina to its offshore mooring in a swift 35 minutes, plunging five feet down and back up over waves that look like rolling hills in Vermont. We have come to Graves Light Station on a good day. A few […]

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Key West Doesn’t Want Your Big Cruise Ships

Two years ago, when the pandemic hit and the world went into lockdown, the cruise industry was devastated by COVID-19 outbreaks, as some ships were stranded for weeks offshore with sick passengers. Almost overnight, the industry, with millions of workers and customers, was shut down, the boats dropping off the face of the earth like […]

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