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Will the circle be unbroken? An ode to a log canoe

She was a log canoe, and I found her lying on the shore of the marsh after a hurricane. It’d been a really bad storm, and she was washed far in from the water. When I parted the marsh weeds around me...

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Know-How

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Power & Motoryacht University 2013

- Improve your seamanship, one line at a time at Power & Motoryacht University -

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Questions and Answers

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Q&A - Outboards

While out on the water, your outboard won’t start. What should you look for before calling for help? - Does the engine sound like it is cranking over? If not,...

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On Powerboats

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Look closer: The Williams 38 is not what you might think

Press material for the Williams 38 refers to this newest model from John Williams Boat Co. as a “wolf in sheep’s clothing.” If you saw her tied up in a...

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On Sail

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Ageless and ambitious, a solo sailor shoves off again

“Barnacles really slow you down,” said the woman in the magenta sweater as she switched off a cordless Dremel tool. She’d been stripping old bottom paint from the keel of...

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Used Boat Review

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Used Boat Review: Pursuit 3400 Offshore

It was five years ago. Severe weather rolled through the harbor at Clinton, Connecticut, on Long Island Sound’s north shore. A sailboat broke free of its mooring and drifted onto a 1991 Pursuit 3400 Offshore, holing the boat’s side and smashing a...

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New Gear

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Honda 4-Strokes

Honda Marine’s new BF4 and BF6 kickers and redesigned BF5 outboard are built on a 127cc single-cylinder 4-stroke engine in short- (15 inches) and long-shaft (20 inches) configurations. -...

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Tech Talk

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The Smart Buyer - Whose boat are you buying?

One happy aspect of our recovering economy is that it has rebooted the boat-purchasing cycle. After such a downturn, there’s often reduced inventory, which presents a challenge to those in...

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