Look no further for a Wyndham Extra Holidays vacation deal at a St. Thomas resort!

Enclosed by palm-shaded hills and overlooking its own yacht-filled cove, Wyndham’s Elysian Beach Resort offers a most magnificent setting. The resort has 67 villas, each with a balcony that overlooks the sea. In addition to its own white-sandy beach (what else do you really need?), this St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands resort has amenities to please everyone, including tennis, a fitness club, swimming, sailing and snorkeling. Take a dip in the pool, or just relax with a good book under the palm trees.

After a day in the sun, lounge in the resort’s well-known restaurant as you enjoy a casual, yet elegant, dinner. Elysian Beach Resort is located next to the St. Thomas Yacht Club on the eastern end of the island. The nearby village of Red Hook provides restaurants and nightlife as well as charter fishing boats for the marlin grounds close by.

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Beachside Paradise with Award-Winning Flair. Wyndham Ocean Boulevard, located in North Myrtle Beach, blends stylish retro art deco design with modern beachside amenities and activities. This award-winning resort is close to many of Myrtle Beachs most popular attractions, and has a big variety of on-site pleasures to make your beachside vacation complete.

Wyndham Ocean Boulevard is close to many of Myrtle Beach’s most popular attractions and has a big variety of on-site pleasures to make your beachside vacation complete. The resort features three outdoor and two indoor swimming pools, six outdoor and two indoor hot tubs and an outdoor children’s pool offering countless ways to soak, relax, splash and play the days away. There’s also a fitness center, tanning beds, game room and playground. A large variety of daily activities for kids (and adults too) offer limitless fun for the entire family.

The Myrtle Beach area is all about the beaches, delectable foods, fun-filled amusement parks and some of the finest unique shopping venues. You will find lively nightlife for the adults including live theater performances, adventurous water sports for the whole family and fishing in an area where you can also learn all about history at the same time. This property is just minutes away from Ripley’s Aquarium and Barefoot Landing. Enjoy high-energy entertainment, comedy, and dancing from rock ‘n’ roll to Broadway at the Carolina Opry, or just keep it country at the Alabama Theatre. The Myrtle Beach area has all the fun, which starts, at the beach.

The Myrtle Beach area’s No. 1 attraction is the ocean, and the surrounding water ways Myrtle Beach showcases sixty miles of beaches providing fun not just for one day, but for a week at a time. You will find swimming, surfing, parasailing, shell collecting, sunbathing; Frisbee throwing, sand castle building (including tournaments), and playing volleyball on the competitive courts or just for fun. The Myrtle Beach area is the Seaside Golf Capital of the World with more than 100 golf courses laid out over a spectacular low-country landscape. Myrtle Beach area fishing can be enjoyed from one of eight fishing piers, from morning until night. Bring your own gear, or rent gear.

Myrtle Beach is also home to a number of award winning annual festivals which are free attractions including the CanAm or Canadian-American Days Festival, the Sun Fun Festival which signals the start of the summer season, the Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival, the Grand Strand Fishing Rodeo which runs from April to October and the Christmas Towne holiday festival.

Wyndham Ocean Boulevard is ideally located near all Myrtle Beach has to offer! You’re just minutes away from the outlet shopping mall, celebrity theaters, House of Blues, and Barefoot Landing. Also nearby are Myrtle Beach Pavilion (1 mi.), Ripley’s Aquarium (3 mi.), Tribute! The Concert (5 mi.) and La Belle Amie Vineyard (10 mi.). Myrtle Beach Airport is approximately 20 minutes away.

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http://www.TheBoaters.TV EP 63 – First up: As part of its historical centenary year celebrations, the International Sailing Federation has launched the ISAF Sailing Hall of Fame.

A spectacular gala dinner was held November 5th in Estoril, Portugal, where the six inaugural inductees were presented with the ISAF Sailing Hall of Fame trophy by His Majesty King Constantine and ISAF President Göran Petersson.

On hand to receive their trophies were:
-Paul Elvstrom of Denmark
-Sir Robin Knox-Johnston of Great Britain
-Dame Ellen MacArthur of Great Britain
-Olin Stephens of the USA
-Eric Tabarly of France
-Barbara Kendall of New Zealand

Nominations for inductees were submitted by ISAF members, with the final decision confirmed by the ISAF Executive Committee.

In the future, inductees will be entered every four years.

For more information about the ISAF and its Hall of Fame inductees, visit

Next up: Roy Grabenauer built his first single-passenger kayak, the Royak, in 1968.

The Royak’s claim to fame is that it set the precedent for all sit-on-top kayak designs.

His design of a lightweight, comfortable boat that would not sink, that he could get in and out of easily in rough water, and that had enough storage for his scuba gear quickly gained popularity in the Northern California scuba diving scene.

With 300 orders in his first year of business, Roy was clearly on his way. By 1978, 2,000 Royaks were sold worldwide. Today, the Royak Company boasts a complete line of Royak models, accessories, and gear.

For more information about the Royak experience, including details about their unique Blenderboat, please visit

Finally today, it’s the BoatTEST Reports Feature of the Week: The Marquis 40 SC

For more on the Marquis 40 SC, visit

TheBoaters.TV, hosted by Julie Perry, airs 5-7 minute episodes every M, W, & F at http://www.TheBoaters.TV – also available on iTunes.

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