Seaplane Services

Easy In, Easy Out

By Andrea | March 6, 2017

Shoreline Aviation has two amphibious seaplanes based in St. Croix from October to May each year. While most of our customers land in St. Thomas, we have come to realize it is more convenient to come in through St. Croix, particularly when you are arriving on a private jet. There are a few reasons for…

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More Day Tripping Adventures in The Bahamas

By Andrea | February 27, 2017

Located just 45 nautical miles southeast of Nassau lies the northern end of the Exumas, an archipelago of over 300 islands. There are a number of great places to visit throughout the Exumas, but if you would just like a small taste of outer island life, you can take the seaplane to Norman’s and Highborne…

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Shoreline Aviation Seaplane Maintenance Services; getting our seaplanes ready for the summer season.

Shoreline Aviation’s Winter Maintenance Program

By Andrea | February 20, 2017

In the winter Shoreline Aviation’s seaplanes go through rigorous, extended maintenance procedures during which the planes are checked out from one end to the other. Our Caravan seaplanes are made in Wichita by Cessna, the Wipline floats come from Minnesota and Pratt & Whitney of Canada supplies our engines. Each one of these companies has…

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Shoreline Aviation’s Twin Tower Gardens

By Andrea | February 17, 2017

In an effort to get the whole Shoreline Aviation crew to eat their vegetables, we took advantage of the massive skylight in our lobby entrance to install two aeroponic Tower Gardens. So far we’ve grown lettuce, kale, Swiss chard, tomatoes, cucumbers, basil and peppers. Aeroponics evolved out of the hydroponics method of growing plants and…

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Shoreline Aviation’s Cold Weather Seaplane Operations

By Andrea | February 15, 2017

Not all of Shoreline Aviation’s seaplanes go south for the winter. Believe it or not, there are still some people who want to fly even in cold weather. Although we keep at least one airplane operational in the New York area all winter, it doesn’t mean we can always fly. Some years an early hard…

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Bahamas day trip by seaplane - shells found in the Abacos.

Bahama Treasures – SeaBird Air Day Trip by Seaplane

By Andrea | February 9, 2017

If you’re going to The Bahamas, consider the Abacos  and the smaller barrier islands to their east, known as the Loyalist Cays, for a great day trip by seaplane. The Abacos are often called the jewel of The Bahamas and it’s no wonder. The pace is slower than Freeport or Nassau and the locals are…

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Seaplane Staff at the NY Times Travel Show discuss their charter services.

Seaplane Adventures at the NY Times Travel Show

By Andrea | February 8, 2017

At the end of January when everyone has had it with winter, John Kelly, Martha Fernald, and I spent our weekend as exhibitors at the New York Times Travel Show. It was quite a worthwhile extravaganza. Shoreline Aviation’s booth offered information on our seaplane services in the Bahamas and Caribbean, as well as our summer…

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Bill Weist, Captain, Shoreline Aviation, Inc.

New Shoreline Aviation Crew

By Margaret Tehan | January 25, 2017

Bill Weist is the newest addition to the Shoreline Aviation crew. We met him working in St. Thomas last year flying Caravans just like ours, and invited him to join us. He has a great deal of experience flying a variety of seaplanes and flying boats. He is flying seaplane charter for us in the…

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Shoreline Aviation Former Pilots, Nick Sorenson and Adam Schewitz

Where Are They Now?

By Margaret Tehan | January 15, 2017

Two of our pilots moved on to new adventures after last year’s summer season. After eight years with Shoreline Aviation, Nick Sorenson has gone back to Alaska to fly for a charter seaplane operator there. Nick was one of our most popular pilots in East Hampton and also flew in Florida and the Bahamas. While…

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