Ahoy, matey. Summer’s not complete without hopping aboard and feeling the salty sea mist on your upturned face. So block up, let down that anchor, and prepare to party maritime style.
Shall we compare thee to a wild ride? This little number from NYC’s PKNY combines rum, mezcal, orgeat (a sweet syrup), lime juice, cinnamon syrup, and more. Be forewarned: Rough winds do cause even the most cast-iron stomachs to shake, so imbibe this sip with land in sight.
Are you on a boat, motherf%*#&r? If so, kick off your flippy floppies, find your sea legs, and get down to business with this collection of sweet nautical jams from blogger, music aficionado, and acupuncturist Giselle Wasfie.
Sally may sell seashells down by the seashore, but her wares don’t hold a conch to these jewel-encrusted dazzlers. The London-based ex-Vogue editor who started it all found inspiration on a boating trip to the Greek isles. Start combing the beach and follow suit.
We’re not sure whose grandmother Ethel is, but she sure came up with a shuckingly good way to concoct the perfect lobster roll. It’s simple, zesty, and delicious — not that we would expect anything less from the seafood kings and queens of New England.
When you’re blown off course, nautical navigation flag napkins will help you find your way back to your drink. They’re also great for spelling out subversive messages to guests, if that floats your boat.
You may not have sailed through squalls with an Ivy League crew, but you can look like you roll with a yacht-clubbing crowd in classic striped shirts by Armor.Lux, a European company with 73 years of sea cred.
Even if all hands are on deck, no one will want for food when you whip up the Spanish crowd-pleaser. We’re especially keen on the spider crab and pea varietal, but we wouldn’t make any of these recipes walk the plank.
Every time a sail is cast away, a seagull is sucked into the Bermuda Triangle. Keep that from happening by slinging one of Susan Hoff’s totes over your shoulder. They’re made from old sails and reclaimed horse reins and will set you on the right course.