Miami Seaplane Base, Great Location for Seaplanes and Adventures!

By Andrea | February 19, 2018

When they say location is everything, they must be talking about Miami Seaplane Base. Located on Watson Island, it’s just minutes from South Beach and within walking distance of the Miami Cruise Ship Terminal. There should be a sign there that reads, “The adventure starts here!” Over the last few years Miami Seaplane Base has…

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Seaplane Pilot Mark Futch – Back in Action

By Andrea | December 13, 2017

For many years, Mark Futch, the doyen of seaplane operators in Florida, lived in Boca Grande on the southwestern coast of Florida – where the turquoise waters surround jeweled emerald islands such as Sanibel and Captiva. Mark is a local there and started out, as the other men in his family had, as a fishing…

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Training Continues Even in Winter

By Andrea | December 6, 2017

The season up here in the northeast is still months away, but we’re busy interviewing and hiring new pilots. This past week was spent training new Captains and Co-Pilots. We are still hiring though, so if you know someone whose dream is to be a seaplane pilot, send them our way! Seaplane pilots are a…

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Tis the season for the 44th Nantucket Stroll. Take the seaplane from Manhattan and enjoy all the festivities. Santa visits and shops are open.

Nantucket Stroll

By Andrea | November 21, 2017

Tis the season and it is time once again for the 44th Annual Nantucket Christmas Stroll. Every year the airport at Nantucket looks like an Air Show as so many aircraft bring guests to the island for this event. Luckily most of them have room for extra bags on the return flight! This year’s festivities…

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Stunning Scenery from a Seaplane Perspective

By Andrea | November 8, 2017

Recently we were traveling in Italy and made our way up to Lake Como to visit Aero Club Como, a seaplane base that has been in existence since 1913. John Kelly spent time training pilots there for a Caravan customer about twelve years ago and has fond memories of “hanging out” at this historic seaplane…

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Fake News

By Andrea | October 5, 2017

One of the interesting things about internet and website advertising is that there is almost no way for a consumer to determine which claims are accurate and which are just hyper-inflated self-promotion. Over the last few years some of our competitors have made some disingenuous claims in their advertising that sound great on paper but,…

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Exciting New Seaplane Services in Madison, CT

By Andrea | October 2, 2017

On Thursday, September 28th, Shoreline Aviation introduced new seaplane services directly to the town of Madison, Connecticut. This project was initiated by members of the Madison Planning and Economic Development Commission and Biehn Travel to promote Madison as a great place to live and visit. Shoreline’s seaplanes land near Tuxis Island in Long Island Sound,…

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TFRs – Tremendously Frustrating Restrictions

By Andrea | August 15, 2017

Anyone flying with Cape Air in the New York area this summer has become familiar with the effects of Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs). TFRs are put in place by the FAA and the Secret Service to provide security for the President when he is away from Washington D.C. (Washington has a permanent security zone called…

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Cape Air’s New Service – The Montauk Express

By Andrea | July 19, 2017

This summer we’ve had so many requests for direct flights to Montauk that we started a new service called “The Montauk Express.” It departs the 23rd Street Seaplane Base in NYC on Friday nights at 6:30 p.m. with a return trip on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. The one way fare is $695 per person and…

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