Today’s models are faster, more luxurious and technologically advanced, but can they be called ‘trawlers’?
The sun was just rising as we spotted the R “2” bell off the entrance to Great Salt Pond at Block Island, R.I. We had been at sea for 26 hours, running 210 nautical miles directly from Cape May, N.J. Leaving our home port of Annapolis, Md., a couple of days earlier, we were about to start our summer cruise, exploring New England in the comfort of our beloved Grand Banks 42.
Soundings at 50 - Celebrating a half-century of boating
I had fun perusing the first issue of Soundings, which included the ads you see here. A little water has flowed under the keel since that April 1963 issue and the publication has obviously evolved from its original black-and-white tabloid format.
Like the minivan, it’s the many functions they offer in a single platform
When I was a wee lad (if only briefly) in the 1960s, we had a Bonneville convertible and a Pontiac station wagon, a sensible car combo for a father who drove to work and a mother who hauled kids around town.
In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, having a reliable, financially sound insurer and choosing the right marina have taken on added importance.
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