Jimmy Baggott shoots the schooner Fame underway.

Jimmy Baggott shoots the schooner Fame underway.

Don’t miss the next episode of New England Boating TV (December 9, 7:30 p.m.) in which Parker and Tom visit Salem, Massachusetts. This historic port once served as the trading capital of the U.S., receiving goods from all over the world, and is the birthplace of writer Nathaniel Hawthorne. The show examines the city’s past, as well as the many benefits it offers modern mariners.

George Carey from Finz Restaurant in Salem, MA with Parker Kelley.

George Carey from Finz Restaurant is interviewed by Parker Kelley.

Stops along the way include the Peabody Essex Museum, the House of the Seven Gables, and a dock-and-dine lunch at Finz restaurant. Parker and Tom also make their own Gyotaku fish prints, courtesy of Joe Higgins at Joe’s Fresh Fish Prints & Tomo’s Tackle on Pickering Wharf.

Of course, there’s lots of boating, too, including some striper fishing with live mackerel and a tour of the harbor. The crew also checks in with the folks at Brewer Hawthorne Cove to discuss their services and transient options.

Don’t miss New England Boating Salem, this Monday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. on NESN!

New England Boating TV, sponsored by GMC and Boston Whaler and their network of New England dealers.

All shows are available online at New England Boating TV 

Joe Higgins, Tom and Parker with their fresh fish prints

Joe Higgins, Tom and Parker with their fresh fish prints

The Salem Witch Museum

The Salem Witch Museum

Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum

Inside the Peabody Essex Musuem.

Inside the Peabody Essex Musuem.

House of the Seven Gables

House of the Seven Gables

There are many ways to get around Salem.

There are many ways to get around Salem.

Gary Strempek displays a fine striper taken on live mackerel.

Gary Strempek displays a fine striper taken on live mackerel by Parker Kelleyl.

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