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Hurricane Damage

Wow, it's been another brutal year for marinas from the Gulf Coast up the east coast. We just found this photo of the Panama City Marina, where we have stayed previously, and by the looks of it, there is nothing left. Sadly,...

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Outboards Everywhere-Report from Newport

While YachtGuide is a brand-new site, we have been participating in various online forums for the past several years. And one trend we saw coming from a distance was the move towards more outboards. We had started hearing rumors...

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Getting Ready for the Newport Show

Well we have arrived in foggy, damp, miserable Newport, and it's still beautiful. While we keep one eye on the Atlantic coast and the horrors of Florence, we are so excited about being at our first show as YachtGuide. Our media...

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Newport Boat Show Preview

The 2018-2019 boat show season is getting ready to kick off, as it always does, in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island. The weather last year was flawless, other than a bit of fog on the last day, and we hope for more of the same...

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Feature: Events Calendar

One of the great features of YachtGuide is our Events Calendar. As we enter boat show season, we wanted to point out the benefits of this page. We all know many of the event web sites lack information on the specific models...

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Palm Beach Boat Show Tidbits

Outer Reef 550 Classic Atlas Outer Reef quietly introduced an entirely new concept for them. While the company is well-known for their customization, that flexibility comes with a price. The new 550 is built using the samehull...

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Hurricane Season Begins

Having lived through two tropical storms and two hurricanes in 13 months, in an area that last had a hurricane 120 years ago, means I hate this topic. A lot. The fact that we just saw a tropical depression over Indiana, of all...

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Late Spring Updates

Once the Palm Beach show ends, the yachting world goes into a bit of a hibernation until things pick up again after Labor Day at the Newport show. However, there are few items worth mentioning in the interim: First up...

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Miami Boat Show Move

Okay, so we confess that we have never been to this show as we are not willing to spend so much time traveling between two completely separate shows. It rsquo;s gotten so silly that this past year, many larger vendors felt it...

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Royal Caribbean Launches Ginormous Monster

Royal Caribbean cruise lines just launched the world rsquo;s largest cruise ship, the Symphony of the Seas. And while it only weighs in at 228,081 tons, or just 1,000 tons more than her sister ship, Harmony of the Seas, shecarries...

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