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Yachting's 50 Best Yachting Towns in the World Contest

50 Best Yachting Towns

What makes a great yachting town? Is it the proportion of salt to fresh air wafting through the streets? Or perhaps the ratio of people and houses on land to boats in the water? Does the Dark 'n' Stormy have to be the official town drink, served in bars and pubs adorned with burgees and half hulls? Every boater has their favorite town — where the marina feels like home, the sunset is picture-perfect, and the gulls always avoid the deck. But where is it? If you think you have found the perfect boating town, send an e-mail to yachtingtowns@yachtingmagazine.com telling us where it is and why it stands out above the rest. We'll be starting a gallery of nominees at yachtingmagazine.com/photos for our 50 Best Yachting Towns in the World contest. And who knows? Maybe we'll have to visit the winning town and throw its residents a congratulatory party.