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Turn it up to 11 with these ideas for summer fun

The last few weeks of spring in the Northeast have been spectacular: sunny days of glowing warmth, ... more

New outboards, sterndrives and integrated systems

Sterndrive, outboard, diesel, electric — you name it, we’ve seen it in the new product releases from engine companies over the past year. ... more

A wing and a promise: less fuel and cleaner air

Ah, the blessings of San Francisco Bay: sunshine, sparkling water, brisk breezes, a multihull and a wing. ... more

Questions of character

Two high-profile maritime tragedies have left many with a vexing question: - Are captains bound by law to go down with the ship? - Lore or law: ... more

Back to the Sea

A look at the Kennedy ties to the brine in these classic images and an excerpt from a new book - Photos by Hy Peskin - ... more
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The beauty of boats that look and work as they should

Boats should look like boats, and churches like churches. - At their best, boats are an outward expression of an inner conversation about beauty and purpose (to paraphrase a furniture maker). A boat should make you want to run your hand along some part of...


Sea Savvy

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My fascination with shipwrecks

Shipwrecks make good stories about bad things. And they don’t just happen to others. They can happen to any of us. With most shipwrecks there’s a lesson to be learned....




A picture’s worth 1,000 cuss words

- Let’s say you’re laying on your back under the steering console of your boat interfacing a brand-new DSC...


Used Boat Review

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Carver 380 Santego

Lake Erie is one of America’s great inland waterways, and its varied coastline and historic harbors provide a lifetime’s worth of boating. James Priest, a...


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POSH: much more than a replica of a masterpiece

John L. Hacker was a top speedboat designer and builder in the early part of the last century, and he knew a thing or two about planing hulls that many...


New Boats

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Shannon Defiance 46

Custom builder Shannon Yachts has launched the Defiance 46, a Down East-style two-stateroom boat and an offshore cruiser through and through. Its traditional appearance, however, masks an untraditional hull design. -


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