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Years ago, only larger sailboats, trawlers, and yachts crossed from Florida to the Bahamas, but with modern technology and engineering, center consoles as small as 25-30 feet have been making the trip with ease.

Between Florida and the Bahamas lies the reason behind Florida’s world-class fishing- the Gulf Stream. This warm and powerful current rushes from south to north, and while crossing the open ocean can be daunting to a newcomer, it’s entirely possible with the right amount of preparation and research. Here are a few considerations when attempting to make a safe crossing.

Proper Equipment

Regardless of the current weather, the boat should be large enough and built well enough to safely travel over open ocean when the wind and seas aren’t

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The beloved publication, Jupiter Magazine, each year compiles a list of “The Best of the Palm Beaches.” The list includes music venues, art galleries, bars, parks, attractions and more. For those of you looking for the best of the best in Palm Beach County, whether it is dinner, drinks or entertainment, you will definitely want to refer to this list! 

The full list can be seen at www.JupiterMag.com but here are some of the highlights of what you should see in Palm Beach County:

Best Golf Course - Old Palm Country Club

Best Golf Course winner is the golf course at Old Palm Country Club. This Raymond Floyd course is known for its challenging game with stunning fairways and jaw dropping views. Perhaps the most poignant reason for Old Palm Golf

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One of the best features if not the best feature of Jupiter are its beaches. The miles of pristine beaches, lined with beautiful palm trees and sea grapes create a real heaven on earth for Jupiter residents and visitors. From the expansive, oceanfront estates of Jupiter Island to the chic high-rise condos in Jupiter and Juno Beach, the beachfront is the apple of our eye when it comes to Jupiter. 

With the generous support and help of local organizations and residents, beach cleanups have tremendously helped keep our precious beaches healthy. Here is your chance to give back to the beaches we love so much and all of the animals and wildlife that depend on the health of our beaches, by joining the monthly cleanups hosted by Blue Friends. 

Blue Friends

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One of the greatest qualities of Palm Beach County is its bountiful natural environments. The local people and seasonal residents alike have cherished the wildlife and natural beauty of our area for decades and because of the love we feel for Florida’s natural environment many of local refuges and sanctuaries exist. Here are some of the top places to visit if you adore nature and want to preserve Florida’s natural beauty and wildlife! 

 Arthur R. Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Boynton Beach 

Located just north of the Everglades in Boynton Beach, Florida is the Arthur R. Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is a dedicated organization that is devoted to preserving the wildlife of the Florida Everglades. 

What

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Perhaps the most famous name associated with Jupiter’s history is the DuBois Family. Many locals are familiar with the famous DuBois Park off of the Jupiter Inlet, where you can picnic, swim and snorkel with family and friends in a protected lagoon. The name we know so well as just a beach park is much more than just a park. The DuBois Family were some of the first and most famous pioneers of Jupiter. 

The family’s charming waterfront cottage was theirs from the early 1920’s until 2012. Now the Honeymoon Cottage is on the market for any one of us to own for a cool $1.65 million. The estate is everything you can imagine when it comes to old Florida but with contemporary updates that give this home all of the feel of laid back island life with all of the

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We are talking about scuba diving, not snorkeling. While both are fun and take you on voyages through marine environments so beautiful, it will change your view on our oceans, but both are very different. Here, we are talking about scuba diving. An activity that is extremely popular amongst native Floridians, and even more popular amongst Jupiter natives. 

Our waters off the coast of Palm Beach are full of life and beauty. There are tons of reefs and rocks teaming with life. For those who love to scuba dive, here is a list of the most popular diving spots for locals according to www.JupiterDaily.com: 

BREAKERS REEF
45-60 feet; two miles of reef with a five to fifteen foot ledge absolutely packed with fish. Large sea turtles are often seen here with

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If you are looking for a little “R & R” to soak away the stresses of daily life, look no further than your own back yard (if you live in Palm Beach County that is.) according to publications like U.S. Travel News and the Travel Channel, the most luxurious and opulent spa hotels in the United States are in the sunshine state, and even more particularly, Palm Beach County. 

Which 3, Palm Beach-based spa hotels are the best in the country? 

The Breakers Palm Beach 
1 South County Rd, Palm Beach FL 33480
www.thebreakers.com 

This resort is no surprise to most of us. Consistently in the top 5 best fine resorts of Palm Beach

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To own a beach home or just a home near the beach is a dream for many Americans. Views of the oceans, sandy beaches, summer vacations and happiness are synonymous with the beach life, but often times being affordable to own is not. 

If you have always dreamed of owning a home in a beach town, you are in luck. Contrary to popular belief, you may just be able to find your perfect beachside abode in some of the country’s best beach towns for less than you think. WalletHub, a personal finance company, website and digest recently published a nationwide survey their team of experts conducted on the “Best Beach Towns and Cities To Live in 2017.” The data they gathered offers information and details on seaside real estate and data sets organized into different

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To those of us who call Palm Beach County home or those of us who are seasonal, we have probably been fortunate enough to witness the jaw-droppingly beautiful morning sunrises along the coast. If you have not been able to catch one of these natural sensations, here is the best place to go to catch one. 

A list of the “Best Places to Watch A Sunrise on the East Coast” was curated by the blog and website Imgur.com. Imgur’s vision is to be the number one place for people to visit to see all of the best images on the Internet. They have collections of the most beautiful photos, works of art and wonders of the world all in one place. To ensure

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Palm Beach County is a heaven to call home in so many ways. With its year round warm weather, bathtub like ocean water, pristine beaches, world class golf, ample fishing grounds, fine eateries and glamorous shops. The county rivals the nation for some of the most desirable real estate, coveted by those across the globe. Should you own a home in Palm Beach County or just spend time here away from your current home, you know its charm. 

Perhaps one of the most amazing features of the area is its water and all it has to offer. For the avid boater, the fishing enthusiast or just those who appreciate the water, here is what Palm Beach offer. 

First thought, the ocean. Of course the ample and ever bearing Atlantic Ocean that gently crashes along the

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